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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:40:07 GMT

Vancouver Sun

Bank of Canada cites oil price, hot housing market as factors roiling rate decisions
The Globe and Mail
The sudden drop in the price of crude, a rise in housing market risk and the quickening U.S. recovery are among new and conflicting economic forces complicating the Bank of Canada's interest rate decision-making. The central bank left its benchmark ...
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ marginally softer after swings on retail sales, BoCReuters
BoC sticks to 1% (registration)
Bank of Canada bids farewell to forward guidance, leaving the market to work ...Financial Post
Businessweek -Waterloo Record
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:06:27 GMT

Edmonton Journal

Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Bridge River Lillooet News
MBAC Fertilizer Corp. (TSX:MBC). Agriculture. Up 7.5 cents, or 115.38 per cent, to 14 cents on 12.1 million shares. Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM). Oil and gas. Down 34 cents, or 4.40 per cent, to $7.38 on 4.7 million shares. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
TSX tumbles 236 points after series of solid
TSX winning streak comes to abrupt endToronto Star
TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentimentReuters Canada
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:04:38 GMT

Financial Post

Manitoba sees slight bump in retail sales
Winnipeg Free Press
Manitoba was one of only three provinces to post an increase in retail sales in August, albeit a very small one — 0.1 per cent, new Statistics Canada data shows. The agency said Manitoba retailers sold $1.496 billion worth of goods during the month, ...
Retail Sales Drop 0.3% In
Canada Retail Sales Fall in AugustWall Street Journal
UPDATE 2-Canadian retail sales unexpectedly drop 0.3 percentReuters
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:07:41 GMT

Vancouver Sun

Vince Ready imposes 10-year deal in bitter Ikea dispute
Vancouver Sun
A bitter 17-month strike at Ikea's Richmond store ended Wednesday when mediator Vince Ready handed down binding recommendations calling for a 10-year collective agreement. The new deal — which will expire on Dec. 31, 2022 — ends a protracted ...
IKEA announces end to 17-month lockout in B.C.; wage, benefit increases to ...Winnipeg Free Press
Ikea and union strike a deal after 17-month disputeThe Province
Ikea reaches 10-year labour agreement with striking workers in RichmondBusiness in Vancouver

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:37:30 GMT

Edmonton Journal

Lamphier: B.C. LNG prospects still in doubt despite tax cut
Edmonton Journal
It was all very predictable, of course. The British Columbia government surprised almost no one Tuesday by agreeing to slash tax rates on the province's yet-unborn liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. B.C. Premier Christy Clark, who managed to get ...
Jack M. Mintz: Why B.C.'s LNG tax policy sets a bad precedentFinancial Post
Petronas still evaluating tax impact on LNG projectVancouver Sun
B.C. residents got 'played' on LNG promises, says think-tankMetroNews Canada
The Globe and Mail -Calgary Herald -Times Colonist
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:29:51 GMT

KDC targets growth following investment
MONTREAL - The owners of a former Clairol hair colouring plant in Quebec plan to use an infusion of cash from a private equity firm and several institutional investors to double its size and solidify its role as an industry leader in health and beauty products.
KDC gets cash injection from Caisse de dépôt, othersMontreal Gazette
NOVACAP launches NOVACAP Industries IV, a new investment fund with a goal

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:06 GMT

Business Clarksville

Small business lagging in Canada, but has growth potential: CIBC
Canadian Plastics
Small business activity in Canada is lagging the economy as a whole, but it has the potential to pick up and grow in the next five years, according to a new report from CIBC World Markets. The report concludes that currency fluctuations have less impact on ...
Being your own boss worth the stresses: CIBC pollPLANT
Is owning a business worth the financial struggle?
CIBC Poll: Being your own boss = longer hours and more stress but it's well

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:45:20 GMT (registration)

Yarmouth ferry aims for more than 59000 passengers next year (registration)
YARMOUTH — International ferry service to Nova Scotia from Maine will be better next year, with more people arriving to visit, predicted a ferry company spokeswoman. “Our No. 1 goal is to get more people on board,” Julie Walters, with Nova Star Cruises, ...
Tax credit offered for Nova Scotia businessesMetroNews Canada
NSLC numbers show cider, local beer gaining
Nova Scotia's chief electoral officer says ballot secrecy needs strengtheningTruro Daily News
Nova News Now -Westman Journal
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:27:52 GMT

CTV News

Former Cargill beef plant worker fined by Canadian court
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A former Cargill worker in Alberta has been fined for tampering with wastewater samples sought by local government. 0 · comments; decrease font size resize text increase font size; print · buy reprints · Tweet Share via Email. WINNIPEG -- A former worker at ...
Former Cargill worker fined for tampering with waste-water samplesWinnipeg Free Press

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:42:52 GMT

Surrey Now

New Westminster, Surrey join case against coal-exporting facility
The Globe and Mail
A legal fight to stop the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority from allowing construction of a new coal-exporting facility is building momentum with two municipalities planning to join the court case. Last month, environmental charity Ecojustice – representing two ...
Surrey applying to be intervener in coal port court challengeSurrey Now
Surrey to apply to intervene in court challenge against coal facilityMetroNews Canada

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