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Rachel Mendleson

Rachel Mendleson is a business reporter with HuffPost Canada. She has previously worked for Canadian Business and Maclean’s, as well as Dose and the Halifax Daily News.
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The Other Side To The Pipeline Protest

As hundreds of demonstrators prepare to descend on Parliament Hill on Monday to protest the development of the Alberta oil sands, the patience of some of their most prominent adversaries appears to be...
09/23/2011 06:42 EDT
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Gordon Pinsent Eloquently Attacks The Oil Sands

Gordon Pinsent is the latest Canadian celebrity to endorse the protest against the oil sands planned for Parliament Hill on Monday. Canada’s elder statesman of theatre spoke out on Thursday in opposi...
09/22/2011 04:00 EDT
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Unions To Ottawa: Reconsider Austerity

With the threat of cuts to public services and jobs looming, Canada’s largest unions are imploring Ottawa to reconsider its austerity agenda. At a summit in Moncton, New Brunswick, on Monday, the lead...
09/19/2011 12:43 EDT
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Canadians' Household Debt Hits Record High

Household debt levels have reached a new high, increasing the vulnerability of average Canadians to unexpected economic shocks just at a time when uncertainty is mounting. Despite signs that Canada’s...
09/13/2011 02:33 EDT
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5 Signs Canada's Economy Is Fizzling

Since the financial meltdown in late 2008, bad economic news has had a tendency to arrive all once. This has recently been the case in Canada, where an onslaught of negative reports are contributing...
09/09/2011 01:53 EDT
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Canada's Global Competitiveness Plummets

Canada is no longer among the world's Top 10 most competitive countries. In the Global Competitiveness Report released Wednesday by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Canada's ranking slipped to 12th ov...
09/07/2011 11:10 EDT
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Report: Job Ads On The Rise

Amidst unsettling reports of shaky consumer confidence, negative GDP numbers and still-stagnant employment south of the border, a glimmer of hope on the jobs front: help wanted ads are on the rise. T...
09/02/2011 11:43 EDT