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Andrew Scheer Questions 'The Point' Of Trudeau's India Trip, Despite Investment Deals Worth $1B

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is suggesting the prime minister needs more to show for his first official visit to India than two-way investment deals worth a combined $ 1 billion. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, meanwhile, is signalling those deals he announced at the Canada-India Mumbai Business Forum this week will be his answer to questions on what he accomplished during ...

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Leon's, The Brick To Pay Up Over Allegedly Deceptive 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Deals

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says it has reached an agreement with Leon’s Furniture Ltd. and the Brick Ltd. regarding allegations of deceptive marketing practices. As part of the settlement, Leon’s and the Brick have agreed to each donate $ 750,000 worth of home furnishings over two years to charities to be approved by the regulator. The regulator alleged in ...

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How 2 deals designed to extend Blackhawks' window may have closed it

Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman got a little ahead of himself this offseason, and it’s a major reason why his team has lost seven straight games – including an embarrassing 6-1 loss Monday to the last-place Arizona Coyotes – and is now 10 points out of a playoff spot. Following back-to-back first-round playoff exits, Bowman pulled off two stunning ...

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NBA trade deadline 2018: What can we learn from 2017's blockbuster deals?

Everybody loves blockbuster deals. With any luck, Monday’s Blake Griffin deal will be the first of a few major trades that shake up the league before the Feb. 8 deadline. Part of the fun is that, when those moves are made, they will be analyzed, criticized and graded. Inevitably, some of those immediate reactions will seem smart and others will seem ...

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Free-agent freeze: Where would the top players end up on 1-year deals?

Were you driving around downtown Kansas City today, by any chance? If so, did you see that somewhat-disheveled-but-strangely-athletic-looking dude loitering outside Jack Stack Barbecue at 22nd Street and St. Paul, holding a “Will Hit Homers and Get on Base At a Slightly-Below-League-Average Rate for Food” sign? Folks, that was Mike Moustakas, the suddenly beleaguered two-time All-Star. His plight is that ...

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5 questions following the Brewers' blockbuster deals

Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns swung two deals in the matter of an hour late Thursday evening, putting a jolt in an offseason that’s been on life support. While most within his time zone were settling down for dinner, Stearns landed Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins in exchange for four prospects, and quickly followed by inking

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Crew's deals send message to Cubs, Cards

After running away with the National League Central on their way to a 2016 World Series championship, the Cubs had to fight hard to repeat as division champions last season. Chicago ultimately pulled away to finish six games ahead of Milwaukee and nine ahead of St. Louis, but if this offseason is any indication, the Brewers and Cardinals could be ...

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