May 22, 2015

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Billionaires Fund Ambitious Quests for 100 Per Cent Renewable Power

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Hawaii set an ambitious goal in May this year; to be the first state to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy by 2045. The conversion will be phased in; 30 per cent renewable by the end of 2020, 70 per cent by the end of 2040 to 100 per cent by the end of 2045. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison will play a pivotal role in Hawaii's quest for 100 per cent renewables.

RBC Backtracks On Fee Changes After Hearing From Customers

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Wal-Mart Makes A Big Move On Animal Rights

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This Ottawa Startup Just Rocked Wall Street

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Inflation Takes A Vacation

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Massive Drop In Canadian Online Piracy Under New Law

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Coach Quietly Lays Off Its Canadian Part-Time Workers

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Oilsands Are Dying, Canada Should Become Food Superpower: Rubin

Jeff Rubin
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Canada Pension Plan Has Its Best Year Ever

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Read This Before Borrowing To Buy A Cottage

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Canada Post Swings To Profit, Despite Carrying Less Mail

Canada Post 1 Billion Losses
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Best Buy Suffers On Canadian Sales Weakness

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Canadian EI Claims Up For 1st Time In 5 Years

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Canada's Interest Rates May Drop To Zero

Stephen Poloz

Is Job Security A Thing Of The Past?

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Here's What 'Breastaurants' Really Think Of Their Customers

Eastern Ontario Cities Lose CBC As Affiliates Switch To CTV

Timeline: The Biggest Layoffs To Hit Alberta's Oilpatch

App Analyzes Your Personality And Tells You How To Work It At Work

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Women Need To Listen To This Advice Given To Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

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Fortune

Air Canada About To Get Tougher With Carry-On Baggage

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Why Canadian Cities Likely Won't See A $15 Minimum Wage

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Connected Cars Could Face Unique Risks In Traffic Jams, Study Says

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Women Still Face A Persistent And Troubling Confidence Gap, Study Reveals

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Jack Ma Says Women Executives Are Alibaba's 'Special Sauce'

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No Need To Worry About Debt, Fraser Institute Says

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NDP Vows To Restore Home Mail Delivery

Canada Post
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Canadian Spies Target Mobile Phones, App Stores To Implant Spyware

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Canada's Most And Least Affordable Housing Markets

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This Tour Company Needs A Newfoundland Geography Lesson. Stat.

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Four Big Banks Plead Guilty To Rigging Global Currency Markets

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PKP Effect Is Already Bad News For Quebec Investments, Politician Warns

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CP

Tim Hortons Shuts U.S. Headquarters

Tim Hortons
CP

Things Just Keep Getting Worse For Sears Canada

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B.C. Signs $36-Billion LNG Agreement With Malaysian Energy Giant

Obama's New Twitter Account Just Broke A World Record

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Bid By Telecom Giants To Delay CRTC Code Of Conduct Rejected

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Loonie Plunges 2 Cents

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Self-Driving Trucks Are Going To Hit Us Like A Human-Driven Truck

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Look: Brian Mulroney's Westmount Mansion Finally Finds A Buyer

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20 Ways You're Wasting Money At The Grocery Store

Are Supermarket Flyers Going Extinct?

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LOOK: House From ‘Mean Girls' For Sale In Toronto

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Bad Sign: Canadian Consumer Insolvencies Are On The Rise

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Oil Price Collapse Could Mean 185,000 Jobs Lost In Canada: Study

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U.S. House Moves To Avert Trade War With Canada

Tom Vilsack
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Contract Worker? Good Luck Getting A Loan

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Are You Addicted To Your Smartphone? This Scientific Test Will Show You

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Prostitute Pleads Guilty In Overdose Death Of Google Exec

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ASSOCIATED PRESS

Colonel Sanders RESURRECTION

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ASSOCIATED PRESS

The 10 Most Popular Stores in America

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Leitch Leads First-Ever Trade Mission For Canadian Businesswomen

Kellie Leitch
CP

How Much (And Where) Canadian Corporations Are Hiding $ From Taxes

Crisis Looming As Affordable Housing Disappears: Report

Bionic Lenses Could Make Glasses, Contacts A Thing Of The Past

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Canada, Mexico Triumph Over U.S. In WTO Meat-Labels Fight

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Iconic FAO Schwarz Toy Store Is Closing

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ASSOCIATED PRESS

How To Actually Be More Productive, By The Guy Who Designed Facebook's Productivity Tool