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January 18, 2021

 
 
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Joe Biden plans to block Keystone XL pipeline as one of first acts in White House
 

The Associated Press

Joe Biden plans to block Keystone XL pipeline as one of first acts in White House
 

Janice Dickson and Adrian Morrow

U.S. president-elect Joe Biden plans to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline expansion as one of his first acts in office, transition documents suggest, dealing a blow to Canadian efforts to get the project built and jeopardizing the prospect of thousands of jobs in Alberta.
 
Rescinding the Keystone XL pipeline is included as an executive order on a to-do list, according to The Canadian Press, which has viewed the documents. Outgoing President Donald Trump in 2017 signed the construction permit, which will now likely be terminated.
 
 
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Rare milestone approaches for Canadian biotech sector as Aurinia awaits FDA OK to sell new drug
 

Jason Reed/Reuters

  Rare milestone approaches for Canadian biotech sector as Aurinia awaits FDA OK to sell new drug
 

Sean Silcoff

 
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Couche-Tard confirms Carrefour deal is dead, but both sides have agreed to explore future partnerships
 

CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/Reuters

  Couche-Tard confirms Carrefour deal is dead, but both sides have agreed to explore future partnerships
 

David Parkinson

 
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Market eyes BoC ahead of possible policy rate microcut
 

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

  Market eyes BoC ahead of possible policy rate microcut
 

Mark Rendell

 
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Canadian dollar hits one-week low as threat to Keystone XL rattles investors
 
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Peloton’s sudden success threatened by slow deliveries
 
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  Vancity credit union names Christine Bergeron as president, CEO
 
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Opinion
 
  Regulators must step in to protect investors from bitcoin volatility
 

Rita Trichur

Greed is contagious.
 
That’s the rational way to size up bitcoin’s wild and bumpy ride in recent months.
 
Crypto promoters, though, offer a more self-serving take. For them, news that institutional investors, such as Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., and American billionaires, including Paul Tudor Jones and Stanley Druckenmiller, are piling money into bitcoin is proof positive the cryptocurrency is primed for mass adoption.
 
 
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Energy and resources
 
Kenney makes last ditch plea for Keystone XL expansion
 
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financial services
 
Is it too late for life insurance?
 
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Inside the Market
 
  Can the environmentally conscious buy pipeline shares?
 
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Economy
 
  IMF chief sees high degree of uncertainty in global outlook
 
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Technology, telecom and media
 
Trump tightens tech constraints on China’s Huawei in dying days of his presidency, sources say
 
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International business
 
  Biden picks Rohit Chopra, Gary Gensler for financial oversight roles
 
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Small business
 
HR software helps Vancouver tech company keep pace amid hiring ‘hurricane’
 
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Careers
 
  Are you ready for remote work 3.0?
 
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In case you missed it
 
Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario’s new finance minister, came into politics to slash deficits. Then, a pandemic happened
 

Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press

  Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario’s new finance minister, came into politics to slash deficits. Then, a pandemic happened
 

James Bradshaw

 
Banking Reporter
 
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Globe Up Close
 
As Trump’s presidency comes to an end and Joe Biden moves into the White House, there are many questions around what the future holds for Trump, the Republican Party, and how the first 100 days will take shape for the Democrats. For many, Donald Trump’s leaving office is a blessing that clears the path for a cleansing. But what is Biden’s agenda, and will he be healer, a builder, or a bust?
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