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  1. C&W Announces Partial Restoration of Mobile Network in Dominica:

    Cbj.ca - Business 09.22 / 03:26 cbj.ca
    MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Sep 21, 2017) – Caribbean telecoms leader Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) today announced that it has begun the successful restoration of mobile services to Dominica. The island’s infrastructure, including its communications networks, suffered significant impact from Category 5 Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in Dominica on Wednesday night. The Company also announced the…
  2. Artesyn Launches ControlSafe(TM) Compact Carborne Platform for Train Control and Rail Signaling

    Cbj.ca - Business 09.22 / 01:41 cbj.ca
    HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – Sep 21, 2017) – Artesyn Embedded Technologies announced the ControlSafe™ Compact Carborne Platform, designed to enable rail system integrators to accelerate time-to-market and reduce the cost and risk of developing or upgrading train control and rail signaling applications. By leveraging a COTS fail-safe and fault-tolerant computing platform, designed to be certified…
  3. 2 workers die in separate building construction site falls

    Canada.com - Business 09.22 / 01:11 www.canada.com
    NEW YORK — Two construction workers, one of them a father of five children, fell to their deaths at separate building sites on…
  4. Appeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulations

    Canada.com - Business 09.22 / 01:11 www.canada.com
    DENVER — A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind…
  5. GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

    Canada.com - Business 09.22 / 00:29 www.canada.com
    WASHINGTON — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who've studied the…
  6. Tiffany names industry veteran Roger Farah chairman

    Canada.com - Business 09.22 / 00:07 www.canada.com
    NEW YORK — Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct.…
  7. The Latest: Analysts say Alaska gets help in health bill

    Canada.com - Business 09.22 / 00:07 www.canada.com
    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Republican effort to craft a health care law (all times…
  8. Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal heiress and world’s richest woman, dies at 94

    Thestar.com - Business 09.21 / 23:46 www.thestar.com
    Forbes magazine had ranked Bettencourt as the richest woman in the world, with an estimated net worth of about $45 billion (U.S.). As of 2015, she had a 33 per cent stake in L’Oréal, the world’s largest cosmetics firm…
  1. Latest market numbers

    Advisor.ca - Markets 09.22 / 02:59 advisor.ca
    For the latest TSX numbers, please click here, and for Canadian market commentary, please click here. Note, these links direct you to the TMX Money site where you’ll also find data on futures and commodities. If you’re seeking data from other stock markets, please click here. Note, this link directs you to Bloomberg’s World Stock …
  1. The Cost of Buying Vs. Renting in Ontario: Infographic

    Following the announcement of the Ontario Fair Housing Plan this past April, and two key interest rate hikes there after, property prices have definitely decreased, making many people wonder if they should buy or rent a house. See how the costs stack up against each other... Continue reading » The post The Cost of Buying Vs. Renting in Ontario: Infographic appeared first on…
  2. How to get in on privacy class action lawsuits in Canada

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 19:45 www.moneysense.ca
    Many Canadians might already be opted in The post How to get in on privacy class action lawsuits in Canada appeared first on…
  3. National Bank error exposed personal information of customers online

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 16:34 www.moneysense.ca
    National Bank of Canada says a website error may have exposed the personal information of nearly 400 of its customers, including their names, birthdates, phone number and email address. The… The post National Bank error exposed personal information of customers online appeared first on…
  4. Canada’s Best Credit Cards of 2017

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 13:13 www.moneysense.ca
    We did the research to help you find the right card for the long term The post Canada’s Best Credit Cards of 2017 appeared first on…
  5. The 4 types of rewards credit cards that exist

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 13:13 www.moneysense.ca
    Learning the terminology is the first step to maximizing your rewards The post The 4 types of rewards credit cards that exist appeared first on…
  6. How to juice your credit card loyalty points and rewards

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 13:13 www.moneysense.ca
    Everything you need to know about being a smart points collector The post How to juice your credit card loyalty points and rewards appeared first on…
  7. Canada’s Best Cash-Back Credit Cards 2017

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 13:13 www.moneysense.ca
    Fee or no fee, these cards will put money back in your pocket The post Canada’s Best Cash-Back Credit Cards 2017 appeared first on…
  8. 7 serious strategies for reward credit card fanatics

    Moneysense.ca - Money 09.21 / 13:13 www.moneysense.ca
    Thinking about becoming a credit card rewards super earner? Follow these tips The post 7 serious strategies for reward credit card fanatics appeared first on…
  1. Canada’s best student credit cards 2017

    Macleans.ca - Finance 09.21 / 22:19 www.macleans.ca
    Free movies, big cash back rewards and more The post Canada’s best student credit cards 2017 appeared first on…
  2. Apartment due diligence: Unglamourous, but vital

    Remonline.com - Real Estate 09.21 / 22:15 www.remonline.com
    Unfortunately, due diligence is perhaps best approached with the belief that the vendor is trying to hide something from you. Because of this, it's wise to go in knowing your answer to the following questions. The post Apartment due diligence: Unglamourous, but vital appeared first on REM | Real Estate…
  3. Debt Management Strategy Consultations – 2018-19

    Bankofcanada.ca - Finance 09.21 / 19:34 www.bankofcanada.ca
    The Department of Finance and the Bank of Canada are seeking views of Government Securities Distributors, institutional investors, and other interested parties on issues related to the design and operation of the Government of Canada’s domestic debt program for 2018-19 and b…
  4. B.C. issuers will have more access to capital for crowdfunding campaigns

    Advisor.ca - Finance 09.21 / 18:03 www.advisor.ca
    The amendments also permit an increased investment, for some investors, of up to…
  5. The Bank of Canada Raises Rates Again and Speculation Grows That It May Not Be Done Yet

    Movesmartly.com - Real Estate 09.21 / 17:02 www.movesmartly.com
    Dave Larock in Interest Rate Update, Mortgages and Finances Editor's Note: The Interest Rate Update appears weekly on this blog - check back every Monday morning for analysis that is always ahead of the pack. The Bank of Canada…
  6. Surging stock market powers U.S. wealth to $96.2 trillion

    Advisor.ca - Finance 09.21 / 16:38 www.advisor.ca
    The Federal Reserve says Americans' net worth rose…
  7. Trudeau’s banana republic approach to Bombardier and Boeing

    Macleans.ca - Finance 09.21 / 15:51 www.macleans.ca
    Trudeau's threat to ban Boeing from federal contracts unless it drops a trade complaint against Bombardier was like something out of Venezuela The post Trudeau’s banana republic approach to Bombardier and Boeing appeared first on M…
  8. WTO upgrades forecast for trade growth in 2017

    Advisor.ca - Finance 09.21 / 15:32 www.advisor.ca
    WTO had previously forecast a growth of…
  1. CanaData East Keynote: Journalist and author Carl Bernstein

    Journalist, author and political analyst Carl Bernstein was the keynote speaker at the CanaData East economic forecasting conference, held Sept. 21 in…
  2. CanaData East BLOG: Challenges for construction in a world of technological growth with Bern Grush

    GrushNiles Strategic autonomous fleet strategist Bern Grush presented "The Challenges for construction in a world of technological growth" at CanaData East in Toronto on Sept.…
  3. CanaData East BLOG: World, U.S. and Canadian economic Outlooks with Peter Hall

    Export Development Canada vice president and chief economist Peter Hall took at look at the economic outlook for Canada, the United States and the world at the CanaData East construction forecast conference, held on Sept. 21 in…
  4. NEB inspectors cite Enbridge's B.C. pipeline expansion construction failures

    CALGARY — The National Energy Board (NEB) is ordering a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. to take measures to improve worker safety and environmental protection after several infractions were spotted during field inspections of a B.C. pipeline expansion p…
  5. U.S. housing starts fall 0.8 pct., a second straight monthly drop

    WASHINGTON — Homebuilders slowed their pace of construction by 0.8 per cent in August, the second straight monthly d…
  6. Noble horsepower fuelled the construction of Confederation

    Pretty much all that’s left of the noble draft horse in modern construction is the word “horsepower” slapped on the engine compartments of construction equipment. But before the age of hydrocarbons and steam engines, horses provided the backbone of most of Canada’s construction work, powering excavation and earth-moving, stump-pulling, logging, and road constru…
  7. IPD shaping the future of Canadian construction project delivery

    It’s a trend not so much to be found in the past 150 years as it will be in Canada’s next 150 yea…
  8. LEED may have to follow after leading green construction charge

    It was 2002, when LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), with the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), emerged in the Canadian building industry with the claim to create healthier indoor spaces, reduce waste, save energy and water, and drive…
  1. Plastics machinery shipments up in Q2 2017: report

    Canplastics.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:15 canplastics.com
    The shipments value of injection molding machinery increased 9 per cent in Q2, the shipments value of single-screw extruders declined by 16 per cent, the shipments value of twin-screw extruders jumped 56 per cent, and the shipments value of blow molding machines slipped down by 2 per cent in Q2, the report said. The post Plastics machinery shipments up in Q2 2017: report appeared first on Canadian…
  2. Port of Montreal officially welcomes provisional application of CETA

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:15 canadianshipper.com
    Montreal, QC – At the Port of Montreal’s Viau Terminal,the Government of Canada, represented by the Minister of International Trade, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, officially heralded the first day of the provisional application of the Canada European Union Comprehensive Economic… The post Port of Montreal officially welcomes provisional application of CETA appeared first on Canadian Sh…
  3. Maersk to sell oil tanker unit to A.P. Moller Holding

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:15 canadianshipper.com
    Copenhagen, Denmark — A.P. Moller – Maersk signed an agreement to sell Maersk Tankers to APMH Invest a subsidiary of A.P. Moller Holding for US$1.17 million in an all-cash transaction. The transaction entails a market upside provision regulating total payment… The post Maersk to sell oil tanker unit to A.P. Moller Holding appeared first on Canadian S…
  4. Supply Chain Forward theme kicking off Cargo Logistics Canada

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:15 canadianshipper.com
    Vancouver, BC —The 5th Cargo Logistics Canada Expo + Conference program is live and open for registration in anticipation of North America’s largest Multimodal show that returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre, Feb. 6-8, 2018, where it will operate under its… The post Supply Chain Forward theme kicking off Cargo Logistics Canada appeared first on Canadian Ship…
  5. ACPA elects new board and hands out honours at annual conference

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:15 canadianshipper.com
    Vancouver, BC — The Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) recognized the late Captain Norman Stark (individual) and Seaspan (company) with the prestigious ACPA Medal of Merit Award at the association’s 59th annual ACPA conference. The Medal of Merit recognizes… The post ACPA elects new board and hands out honours at annual conference appeared first on Canadian Shi…
  6. Canada EU trade enters new era of openness as CETA comes into force

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:15 canadianshipper.com
    Ottawa, ON – Canadian companies have much greater access to one of the world’s largest markets starting Thursday, as a major trade deal between Canada and the European Union enters into force. Known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement,… The post Canada EU trade enters new era of openness as CETA comes into force appeared first on Canadian…
  7. Rosatom Director General Outlines Vision For Future

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:06 nuclearstreet.com
    Alexey Likhachev, the head of Russian nuclear power giant Rosatom outlined the company's long range plans at the International Atomic Energy Agency conference in Vienna Wednesday, calling “energy poverty and worldwide inequality,” among the most daunting challenges facing the industry today. Likhachev also called on the nuclear power industry to work more cooperatively with other green energy sources, noting that “solar, wind, hydro and the atom,” formed “the…
  8. Feds Subpoena SCANA Over V.C. Summer Cancellation

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 09.21 / 22:06 nuclearstreet.com
    SCANA Corporation said Thursday that it had been issued a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney's Office in South Carolina for documents related to the canceled expansion project at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station. The federal office had previously said it would investigate the canceled project, which has been plagued by delays and cost overruns. However, to date, there has been no hints of illegal management practices or activities. With no word on why the subpoena was issued, the…