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Microsoft takes on Slack with Microsoft Teams chat service

The company introduced Microsoft Teams, a workplace collaboration tool aimed at the success of Slack.
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VICTORIA - A deal has been reached that paves the way for the NDP to form a minority government in British Columbia with support from the Green party. NDP Leader John ...
OTTAWA - Well known on Parliament Hill after four years as Speaker of the House of Commons during Stephen Harper's majority government, those outside the national capital may know little ......
Proving a recent case will hinge on how broadly the rules will apply when the information is leaked from a government agency rather than a corporation.
A new bankruptcy law and efforts to tackle bad debt are providing new incentives to reconsider involvement in the nation’s distressed market.
Business Reporter GOVERNMENT has gazetted regulations allowing investors operating in Special Economic Zones to be exempt from paying duty on imported capital equipment, materials and products. Notabl
Orchard had successful founders, big-name investors and ambitions in the loan market. But after more than a year, it has completed few transactions.
Business Reporter EIGHTY-four percent of loans in the banking sector have been uploaded to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s credit registry, which went live recently, the Office of the President and Cab
WINDHOEK. – AFRICA’S largest man-made inland lake, Kariba Dam situated along the mighty Zambezi River between Zimbabwe and Zambia is again on the mend following realisation by the Southern Afric
Obert Chifamba  Agri-Insight As the 2016 /17 farming season’s prospects for a bumper maize harvest fast metamorphosed into a reality, so did the nation’s dreams of becoming food self-sufficient. And,
John Basera and Silas Mutota Due to changes in eating habits as well as a generally health conscious populace, opportunities for vegetable production have abound. Farmers can tap into these opportunit
CALGARY - Kinder Morgan says it expects to proceed Tuesday with its initial public offering for the Trans Mountain expansion, just as the anti-pipeline Greens and NDP in B.C. announced ...
Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy talks about the opioid prescription painkiller epidemic and how heroin is increasing in Mississippi.            &nbs
A man was found hanging from a tree in Jackson.              
CALGARY - A provincial court judge has ordered a Calgary man to stand trial in the killing of a woman and her five-year-old daughter. Edward Downey is charged with two counts ...
For the first time in U.S. history, heroin overdose deaths outnumber those of gun homicides.              
Akzo Nobel, which has rejected three takeover offers, has seen off a shareholder rebellion in court.
WASHINGTON - The Canadian government says it expects negotiations to start this summer for a new North American Free Trade Agreement: "NAFTA negotiations will start in August — not September," ......
This article uses the breaking news that golfer Tiger Woods was arrested for impaired driving (DUI) to explore the history of drunk driving, and why it remains a stubbornly difficult problem in Americ
OTTAWA - A federal watchdog says Canadian privacy could be imperilled by apparent U.S. plans to demand cellphone and social media passwords from foreign visitors. In a letter to the House ...
VANCOUVER - The lawyer for a transgender woman who was forced to stay in a men's jail says his client hopes her human rights case against the British Columbia government ...
OTTAWA - An editorial in the latest Canadian Medical Association Journal says the Trudeau government's plan to legalize marijuana will put young people at risk by setting 18 as the ...
Highlights from the news file for Monday, May 29 ——— POPE OPEN TO RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS APOLOGY, PM SAYS: Canadians are anxious to reconcile with Indigenous Peoples, Justin Trudeau described telling P
The latest quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 100, the UK’s leading blue-chip share index, takes place this week. Candidates to fall out of Britain’s benchmark index with the highest market capitalizatio
Geely bought into Proton to secure a share of Southeast Asia's market, home to 600 million. Will the Chinese automaker succeed where American, European and Korean brands have been repelled?
The slowdown in U.S. auto sales is hitting passenger cars, while trucks are more popular than ever. Trucks include pickups, SUVs, minivans and so-called crossovers.
VICTORIA - British Columbia's New Democrats and the Green party have called a joint news conference within the next hour to make a "significant announcement about the future of B.C.'s ...
Highlights at the close Monday at world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index _ 15,421.91, up 4.98 points Dow, S&P and Nasdaq _ closed for Memorial Day Currencies: Cdn _ 74.37
The average value for the Canadian dollar on Monday was 74.37 cents US, up 0.05 of a cent from Friday. The U.S. dollar was at C$1.3446, down 0.10 of a cent. Pound ...
OTTAWA - NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton says she is expecting a baby in November. Ashton, a Manitoba MP, is one of six candidates seeking the party's top job. The leadership race ......
Canada Bond yields for Monday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets): One-month: 0.47% (0.475%) Three-month: 0.515% (0.515%) Six-month: 0.545% (0.55%) One-year: 0.64% (0.64%) Two-year: 0.708% (0
TORONTO - The Ontario government is set to announce a raise to the minimum wage on Tuesday, as it details major changes to the province's labour laws. Premier Kathleen Wynne says ...
TORONTO - Maxime Bernier was clutching his partner's hand so hard his knuckles were white, his brown leather brogues nervously tapping the floor. Across the aisle, Andrew Scheer's daughter Grace was
HALIFAX - (NSElxn) Nova Scotia's party leaders fanned out across the province Monday trying to sway undecided voters in the final hours before the provincial election. The NDP and Progressive Conser
A tour of Princess Diana’s ancestral home, performances by local musicians: Hotels are seeking to offer more than just a place to sleep.

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