Noteworthy News – Mar. 15, 2017

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A neighbour on horseback comes to the rescue of stranded Manitoba truck driver, Trump’s pick for trade raises concerns over trade policy with Canada and the turmoil in the Canadian oilsands could prove helpful for homegrown business. Here’s this week’s Noteworthy News:

Noteworthy News – March 15, 2017

  1. A young woman on horseback comes to the aid of a stranded truck driver on an icy road in Manitoba, in a heartwarming show of Canadian hospitality. Via CTV News
  1. Will self-driving vehicles spell the end for the truck driver? Probably not, say experts who see autonomous vehicle technology as an ally for drivers rather than their replacement. Via Talk Business & Politics
  1. Shell is the latest international corporation to retreat from the Canadian oilsands in a trend that could be very good news for Canadian startups and the entire national oil and gas industry. Via Financial Post
  1. Creativity takes centre stage in customer service strategy as more Canadian retailers build innovation labs to test new products and technology in the face of changing consumer habits. Via Financial Post 
  1. The U.S. is set to get tough with Canada on trade policy, as Trump’s pick for the nation’s trade representative is pressed to address current tariffs on softwood lumber, poultry and dairy. Via The Toronto Star  

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