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Shorter Employment Insurance waiting period coming into effect

December 22nd, 2016  |  Canadian Business

Many Canadians will have a much-needed holiday gift coming their way on behalf of the government. Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the Employment Insurance (EI) waiting period will be shortened from two weeks to one week.

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Police riding public transit to catch texting drivers

December 21st, 2016  |  Canadian Business

The act of texting while driving is often so quick and unobservable that those who are guilty of it rarely get caught. Canadian police have found a way around that. 

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Airbnb moving into flight searching market

December 20th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

Like other companies before it that have risen to the top of a niche market, Airbnb is looking to diversify its role within the travel industry.

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BC drivers to see steep 4.9% insurance hike in 2017

December 19th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

The good news for British Columbia drivers? The BC government wants to make sure long-term insurance increases are in line with inflation. The bad news? They're about to get hit with a major spike. 

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BlackBerry opens autonomous vehicle innovation centre in Ottawa suburb

December 19th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

BlackBerry is best known for its iconic—but ultimately doomed—popular brand of smartphones. Going forward though, it could emerge as a major player in a different kind of industry: autonomous vehicles.

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