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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:01:12 GMT

Get ready, here come higher prices for clothes
Nothing raises the ire of Canadians quite like the lower prices American shoppers enjoy on the same products south of the border. From cars and coffee makers to shirts and shoes, Canadians have long complained they're getting gouged. Such sentiment is ...
Gasoline prices cool Canada inflationBusiness Recorder
Canada Inflation slowed more than forecast to 2 per cent on gasCanada News
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ softens as inflation cools to target levelReuters
The Globe and Mail (subscription) -Bloomberg
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:15:59 GMT

Benefits Canada

OMERS sells Logibec to GI Partners
Market Business News
OMERS Private Equity has agreed to sell Logibec Inc., its healthcare IT company, to GI Partners, the two companies announced on Friday. OMERS Private Equity is part of OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System), a pension fund that ...
Harris Williams & Co. Advises Logibec Inc. on its Pending Sale to GI PartnersMarketWatch
OMERS to sell Canadian portion of health-care IT firm Logibec to US firm680 News

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:48:19 GMT

Alberta climate-change framework hits another delay (with video)
Edmonton Journal
EDMONTON - The release of a long-delayed update on Alberta's climate-change framework has been postponed again, this time until the new year, but Premier Jim Prentice says the province is working hard on a long-term strategy rather than a short-term fix.
Braid: Prentice's oil scare smells of familiar hot airCalgary Herald
Calgary cancer centre could be delayed because of low oil pricesMarket Business News
Prentice says province has to find $16 billion over three yearsCalgary Sun
CTV News -News Talk 770 Calgary -Edmonton Sun
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:04:55 GMT

PANTRY (PTRY) INVESTIGATION ALERT - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Seeking ...
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 19, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andrews & Springer LLC, a boutique securities class action law firm focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against the Board of ...

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:33:04 GMT

The Sofia Globe

Fitch upgrades Egypt credit rating to B, cites subsidy cuts
Ahram Online
Fitch Ratings upgraded Egypt's credit rating one step to "B" from "B-" citing structural reforms the government has undertaken including reducing fuel subsidies. "Fuel subsidy cuts and tax hikes have been implemented as part of a clear five-year fiscal ...
Rating agency downgrades Ontario's debt, upgrades overall outlookThe Globe and Mail
Fitch Takes Rating Actions on Private-Sector Venezuelan BanksMarketWatch
Fitch downgrades Ontario long-term debt, notes risks on path to balanced budgetFinancial Post
Toronto Sun -Bloomberg
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:45:50 GMT

CTV News

Contaminated water in Alberta renews questions about steam-injecting technology
CTV News
EDMONTON -- A Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. oilsands operation that has contaminated a groundwater aquifer is renewing questions about a technology that has already been linked to another serious leak in northern Alberta. The Alberta Energy ...
CNRL oilsands well breach fouls (subscription)

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:42:00 GMT

Financial Post

Province's fracking moratorium raises industry ire
Hants Journal
FREDERICTON, N.B. - Five conditions must be met before New Brunswick will lift a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, Premier Brian Gallant said Thursday in a move that has frustrated the energy sector but pleased environmentalists. © The Canadian ...
Business owners concerned with NB fracking moratoriumCTV News
TAYLOR: New Brunswick may be turning its back on (registration)
Fracking dealt a blow in New Brunswick, (subscription)
The Globe and Mail
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:58:16 GMT

Pratt & Whitney plans $67-million upgrade to Nova Scotia facility
Times Colonist
ENFIELD, N.S. - Aerospace firm Pratt & Whitney Canada is planning a $67-million investment over the next six years at its manufacturing facility near the Halifax airport. The Nova Scotia government says it will provide up to 20 per cent or $13.4 million of the ...

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:57:16 GMT

Edmonton Journal

What cheap oil means to 2015
Caledon Enterprise
The steep slide in crude prices feels like a lump of coal in the stockings of oil producers — and an early Christmas gift to exporters and consumers. But will falling oil prices derail the Canadian economy in 2015? Economists say that although they are reducing ...
Young Canadians more likely to put off Christmas shopping: pollCTV News
Majority of Canadians still have holiday shopping to do this weekend: pollNews1130

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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:03:18 GMT

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Winnipeg Free Press
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,468.26, up 121.51 points): Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:PWT). Oil and gas. Up one cent, or 0.38 per cent, to $2.62 on 35.5 million ...

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