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RBC first Canadian bank to enable bill payments for Siri

July 31st, 2017  |  Canadian Business

Siri, the nebulous personal assistant and sometimes joke teller that inhabits Apple devices is now capable of paying your bills for you. Well, you still have to shell out the money for the bill, but if you're an RBC client, you will be able to ask Siri to transfer the fu...

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UK banning the sale of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040

July 25th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

UK has stated that as of 2040, there will be a ban on the sale of all new gasoline and diesel powered cars. Part of this plan is to rid the roads of gas and diesel powered cars entirely by 2050.

"The Conservatives had a manifesto promise to ensure that by 2050 ...

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General Motors profit falls by just over 40%

July 24th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

While General Motors has seen a $1.66 billion profit in the second quarter, it is a 42.1% drop from the $2.87 billion they saw last year at this time.

A large factor contributing to the 42.1% decline in profits was a $770 million loss from the sale of the compa...

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Canadian dollar set to hit 80 cents US for the first time since 2015

July 23rd, 2017  |  Canadian Business

Since 2015, the Canadian dollar has failed to reach the mark of 80 cents US, however, after two years, the dollar is set to do that just. For the first time since the summer of 2015, the Canadian dollar is projected to hit 80 cents US.

As of Friday, the markets...

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Tenants dealing with rats, cockroaches, and mould in Parc-Extension apartment hub

July 20th, 2017  |  Canadian Business

Rats, cockroaches, and mould are causing huge issues for tenants in an apartment hub located near l'Acadie Boulevard in Montreal's Parc-Extension neighbourhood.

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