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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:01:39 GMT

Future Shop closures reflect changing face of Canadian retail
Future Shop and other stores abandoning malls in Canada are signs of a retail sector being reinvented on the fly, analysts say. Future Shop shut down 66 of its stores over the weekend and is converting the other 65 to Best Buy outlets. It's only the latest in a ...
Vancouver-based Future Shop dominated the marketVancouver Sun
Best Buy closes its Canadian Future Shop locationsOrillia Packet & Times
Future Shop closure illustrates challenges facing Canadian retailersCTV News
680 News -Toronto Star
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:38:05 GMT

The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Falling dollar gives lift to Canadian auto sector
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Total labour costs at Detroit Three plants in Canada have fallen to levels below those at the companies' U.S. factories, a sign the falling value of the Canadian dollar is helping improve this country's competitive position in the auto sector. All-in labour costs ...
Taxpayer investment in GM will pay off: UnionLondon Free Press
Shutdown Of GM Plant In Oshawa Ontario Threatens 33000 JobsAmerican Live Wire
Oshawa General Motors plant closure would lead to tens of thousands in job ...Northumberland News
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:35:26 GMT

Financial Post

Teck Resources Ltd merger rumours and failed 'circuit breakers' led to confusion ...
Financial Post
Handout, Teck Resources/The Canadian PressA truck hauls a load at Teck Resources Coal Mountain operation near Sparwood, B.C. Teck Resources and Antofagasta are exploring a merger that would create one of the world's largest copper producers, ...
Teck Resources (T.TCK.B) denies merger rumours, stock up 11%Stockhouse
Teck and Chilean miner deny merger talksToronto Star
Teck Resources denies report of merger deal with Chilean miner
Reuters -Mesabi Daily News
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:03:23 GMT

RTT News

Target Closing Canadian Stores Ahead Of Schedule
RTT News
America's second biggest discount-store operator Target Corp. (TGT: Quote) is now expected to exit its money-losing Canadian operations nearly a month ahead of schedule. The move will enable Target to focus more on expanding its U.S. business.
Guelph's Target store to close next weekGuelph Mercury
Target Canada signs, shopping carts sold for $2.2MCTV News
Polo Park Target aims for earlier-than-expected closure dateMetroNews Canada
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:24:44 GMT


McDonald's Starts Table Service in Germany
Frankfurt: McDonald's Corp is introducing table service in Germany as it reinvents itself as a "modern, progressive burger company" under new Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook. The world's biggest fast-food chain has been testing myriad new ideas, ...
Table service is being piloted at McDonalds restaurantsGloucester Citizen
UPDATE 2-McDonald's starts table service in GermanyReuters

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:07:32 GMT

Toronto Sun

Harper credits free trade agreement for new Honda plan
Toronto Sun
ALLISTON, Ont. -- Honda Canada announced on Monday that it will export vehicles to Europe for the first time. Honda said its Alliston, Ont. plant will produce the next generation CR-V model for the European market. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who was ...
Honda Canada to produce new CR-V model for EU marketXinhua
Honda Canada planning to export vehicles to Europe for the first timeCTV News
Honda Canada to export CR-V crossover vehicle to EuropeCanadian Plastics
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:58:21 GMT

24 Hours Vancouver

Vancouver DFO office stormed over fishery
24 Hours Vancouver
Members of the Heiltsuk First Nation are angry over the gillnet herring fishery after talks with the government recently broke down. (FILE PHOTO). Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print. Report an error. Following up on the “any means ...
Heiltsuk First Nation occupies federal office over herring

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:02:29 GMT

Winnipeg Free Press

True North granted extension
Winnipeg Free Press
True North Sports & Entertainment has been given a second extension on its option for 220 Carlton St. CentreVenture CEO Angela Mathieson confirmed Monday the deadline for TNS&E to complete a development agreement for the downtown property has ...
True North Carlton Street development deal gets

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:20:48 GMT

Calgary Herald

International terminal to open in the fall of 2016, not this year: Airport Authority
Calgary Herald
The Calgary Airport Authority says its new international terminal should be ready next fall — not the end of this year, as they'd previously indicated. “We're on track; there are no major problems,” said CEO Garth Atkinson. Atkinson told the Herald the airport ...
New international terminal at Calgary airport delayed until fall
Steps taken to reduce noise from new airport runwayNews Talk 770 Calgary
Calgary airport terminal opening delayed by a yearAirport Technology -Calgary Sun -MetroNews Canada
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:16:38 GMT

Toronto Sun

Tory should have gone to a TCHC building in crisis
Toronto Sun
As efforts at damage control go Monday, to use Mayor John Tory's own words, they rated a C-plus or B-minus. I loved the little added touch of staging the photo-op outside a TCHC home that is actually being repaired in Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong's ...
Tory seeks provincial, federal funding for Toronto social housing repairsThe Globe and Mail
TCH repairs would boost Toronto's economy, study
Toronto Community Housing needs $7.5B in repairs over 30 yearsToronto Star
CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
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