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  1. U.S. grains: Wheat, corn hit two-week lows on long liquidation

    Agcanada.com - Agriculture  02.24 / 23:32 www.agcanada.com
    Chicago | Reuters — U.S. wheat futures fell to a two-week low on Friday and corn hit a 2-1/2-week low on technical selling including fund long liquidation, analysts said. Soybeans closed modestly higher, bouncing after the spot March contract hit a six-week low. Chicago Board of Trade March wheat settled down 6-3/4 cents at $4.31-1/4 per bushel after dipping to $4.30, its lowest since Feb. 9 (all figures US$). CBOT March corn ended down 1-1/2 cents at $3.64 a bushel. March soybeans…
  2. Business Highlights

    Canada.com - Business 02.24 / 23:26 www.canada.com
    ___Doubts grow over stock market's Trump-inspired surgeNEW YORK (AP) — How much more can the "Trump Bump" lift the stock market?U.S. stocks have screamed to records since Election Day because investors are expecting Donald Trump's White House to cut taxes for business, make regulations easier for them and goose more growth out of the economy. But investors around the world are questioning whether the rally is exhausting itself. The big jump for stocks has come at a time when some i…
  3. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and JC Penney fall; CoreCivic up

    Canada.com - Business 02.24 / 23:26 www.canada.com
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily…
  4. Most actively traded companies on the TSX

    Canada.com - Business 02.24 / 23:26 www.canada.com
    Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock…
  5. Red Pine Exploration Completes $6.5 Million Brokered Private Placement

    Cbj.ca - Business 02.24 / 23:09 cbj.ca
    TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 24, 2017) – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced brokered private placement (the “Offering”). Pursuant to the Offering, the Company issued 27,586,900 common shares that qualify as “flow-through” shares pursuant to the Income Tax Act…
  6. Azincourt Uranium Completes Non-Brokered Private Placement

    Cbj.ca - Business 02.24 / 23:09 cbj.ca
    SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN–(Marketwired – Feb. 24, 2017) - THIS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES AZINCOURT URANIUM INC. (“Azincourt” or “the Company“); (TSX VENTURE:AAZ) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement of 10,198,495 non flow-through units at a price of…
  7. Copper Fox’s October 31, 2016 Year End Operating and Financial Results

    Cbj.ca - Business 02.24 / 23:09 cbj.ca
    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Feb. 24, 2017) - Copper Fox Metals Inc. (“Copper Fox” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:CUU)(OTC PINK:CPFXF) is pleased to announce that its audited consolidated October 31, 2016 financial statements have been filed on SEDAR. All of the Company’s material subsidiaries are wholly owned, except for Carmax Mining Corp. (“Carmax”) (TSX VENTURE:CXM),…
  8. EnerCom Dallas Energy Investment Conference: Two Jam-Packed Days Ahead

    Cbj.ca - Business 02.24 / 23:09 cbj.ca
    DENVER, CO–(Marketwired – Feb 24, 2017) – On March 1 at 7:00 a.m. CST the EnerCom Dallas oil and gas investment conference will open its doors, allowing institutional investors an early 2017 opportunity to hear leading independent oil and gas producers and oilfield technology companies discuss their plans to drive growth and development of their…
  1. Canadian inflation fuelled by gas prices

    Advisor.ca - Markets 02.24 / 16:16 advisor.ca
    A surge in gasoline prices helped push Canada's annual inflation rate well beyond expectations in January to…
  2. Canadian inflation fuelled by gas prices

    Advisor.ca - Markets 02.24 / 15:50 advisor.ca
    A surge in gasoline prices helped push Canada's annual inflation rate well beyond expectations in January to…
  3. The why behind Buffett’s latest moves

    Advisor.ca - Markets 02.23 / 19:25 advisor.ca
    This week, Berkshire Hathaway boosted its position in United, American and Delta airlines, having initially bought shares in November. If you were scratching your head about why Buffett is keen on the American airline industry, you weren’t alone. Read: Red flags for equity investors In its analysis of the investment, the Chicago Tribune notes that the …
  1. Does divorce after a long separation make sense?

    Moneysense.ca - Money 02.24 / 18:23 www.moneysense.ca
    After an 18-year-separation, consider financial repercussions before signing those papers The post Does divorce after a long separation make sense? appeared first on…
  2. Not paying your taxes could bite you at the border

    Moneysense.ca - Money 02.24 / 16:39 www.moneysense.ca
    The CRA has begun a new fingerprinting policy The post Not paying your taxes could bite you at the border appeared first on…
  3. The Clumsy Traveler’s First Steps to Planning a Vacation [Video]

    Mint.com - Personal Finance 02.24 / 15:07 www.mint.com
    Welcome to the very first installment featuring Mint and The Clumsy Traveler! Follow along as I give you monthly financial advice to budget the trip of your dreams, whether you’re off to Southeast Asia or backpacking through Europe. So What Exactly Am I Doing Here? If you’re trying to take your own trip overseas and…
  4. Gas prices are up but consumers are paying less for food, January inflation rate shows

    Globalnews.ca - Money 02.24 / 14:21 globalnews.ca
    Statistics Canada says the higher cost for transportation was the contributor to the higher inflation rate, with gas prices experiencing a 20.6 per cent boost compared to the year…
  5. RBC quarterly profit jumps 24 per cent

    Globalnews.ca - Money 02.24 / 12:13 globalnews.ca
    Royal Bank of Canada reported a 24 percent rise in first-quarter net income to more than C$3 billion, beating analysts…
  6. When a spouse is left out of the will

    Moneysense.ca - Money 02.24 / 11:06 www.moneysense.ca
    This reader's mother-in-law has no income—but gets no assets from her husband's will The post When a spouse is left out of the will appeared first on M…
  7. The best way to learn a new language on a budget

    Moneysense.ca - Money 02.24 / 11:06 www.moneysense.ca
    Affordable options if you want to converse in French, German and more The post The best way to learn a new language on a budget appeared first on…
  8. CRA expects to track down $400M in tax crackdown

    Globalnews.ca - Money 02.24 / 03:26 globalnews.ca
    Canadian tax authorities expect to track down $400 million this year they say are owed as part of a campaign to crack down on tax…
  1. U.S. new home sales a sign of housing health?

    Advisor.ca - Finance 02.24 / 18:00 www.advisor.ca
    Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous…
  2. RBC wealth management profit jumps 42%

    Advisor.ca - Finance 02.24 / 15:51 www.advisor.ca
    RBC reported higher quarterly net income of $430 million for its wealth management division, up $127 million, or 42%, in Q1 from the same period a year ago, when net income was $303 million. For Q1 ended January 31, 2017, RBC said in a release the growth “largely reflects higher net interest income on volume growth, and higher …
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    Advisor.ca - Finance 02.24 / 15:51 www.advisor.ca
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  4. Tax recommendations for this year’s budget

    Advisor.ca - Finance 02.24 / 15:24 www.advisor.ca
    There's no shortage of economic challenges these days. So, in its upcoming 2017 federal budget, Ottawa has some work to…
  5. Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

    Bankofcanada.ca - Finance 02.24 / 13:50 www.bankofcanada.ca
    On Wednesday, 1 March 2017, the Bank of Canada will announce its decision on the target for the overnight rate. A press release will provide a brief explanation of the…
  6. Week In Review: Toronto Housing Market Heading For Paralysis? + A Warning For Realtors

    Movesmartly.com - Real Estate 02.24 / 12:04 www.movesmartly.com
    Realosophy Team in Media Roundup, Toronto Real Estate News Photo Credit: CBC All you need to know regarding the housing market in Toronto, Canada and abroad. This week in Toronto: Runaway housing market heading for paralysis, a new culprit…
  7. Week In Review: The Toronto Bubble Is Real + What Drives Housing Prices?

    Movesmartly.com - Real Estate 02.24 / 12:04 www.movesmartly.com
    Realosophy Team in Media Roundup, Toronto Real Estate News Photo Credit: Global News All you need to know regarding the housing market in Toronto, Canada and abroad. This week in Toronto: The housing bubble is very real, soaring prices…
  8. StreetCity Realty opens in Hamilton and Kingston

    Remonline.com - Real Estate 02.24 / 04:17 www.remonline.com
    StreetCity has expanded to Kingston, Ont. and Hamilton. Liza Tallen and her team have joined the new StreetCity Realty brokerage in Kingston. In Hamilton, Sean Morrison is the new area manager. The post StreetCity Realty opens in Hamilton and Kingston appeared first on REM | Real Estate…
  1. Burdened by a Few Worries, Ontario still has a Cheery Construction Outlook

    With the decline in the demand for and the price of globally-traded commodities, especially of the oil and natural gas variety, Canada’s economy has struggled to maintain forward momentum over the past couple of y…
  2. Widening of Hwy. 410 drives towards 2018 end date

    Driving on Highway 410, the north-south expressway which connects the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and links with both Highway 401 and Highway 407, can be less than a pleasant experience during rush…
  3. Planning vital for full interchange closure in Chatham-Kent

    The reconstruction of the Highway 401/40 interchange in Chatham-Kent, Ont. is going to create some challenges and possibly driver irritation when it is closed this April for a full eight months, resulting in traffic diversion to signed local…
  4. Second phase of Hwy. 104 twinning now complete

    The second phase of Hwy. 104 twinning in Antigonish, N.S., was completed recently, with eight kilometres of new four-lane…
  5. Canso Causeway swing bridge rehabilitation on schedule

    A year into a $12 million rehabilitation program of the 62-year-old Canso Causeway swing bridge in Nova Scotia has progressed on…
  6. Ingramport Interchange delivers innovative solutions

    About 35 kilometres west of Halifax in Nova Scotia’s South Shore, a roundabout, a new diamond interchange on Hwy. 103, three bridges and about four kilometres of road are nearing completion as part of a $17.1 million three-year p…
  7. Newfoundland tackles premature rutting on roads

    The Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Transportation and Works (DTW) is hoping to put an end to premature road surface rutting on the province’s roads and highways with a novel approach to selecting the best asp…
  8. Signs, signs, everywhere a sign...at MTO sign shop

    Other than a sign clearly visible to drivers on Highway 401 in west end Toronto, there is little indication of the role a cluster of industrial buildings performs in traffic movement throughout the…
  1. FirstEnergy Considering Divorce From The Generation Business

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 02.24 / 20:13 nuclearstreet.com
    Officials from FirstEnergy, owner of three nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania – the two-unit Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pa., the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio – said the company was considering the sale or closure of the remainder of its generating plants by the middle of next year. In a conference call set up for investors a day before the company dramatically…
  2. FirstEnergy Considering Divorce From The Generation Business

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 02.24 / 19:23 nuclearstreet.com
    Officials from FirstEnergy, owner of three nuclear power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania – the two-unit Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport, Pa., the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio – said the company was considering the sale or closure of the remainder of its generating plants by the middle of next year. In a conference call set up for investors a day before the company dramatically…
  3. Trace Amounts Of Iodine-131 Found Across Europe

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 02.24 / 18:07 nuclearstreet.com
    The Institute of Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleare in France (IRSN) has announced that trace amounts of the radionuclide iodine-131 of anthropogenic origin has been detected in various locations in Europe in January 2017. The trace amounts were reportedly “in the ground-level atmosphere,” the agency said, noting that it was discovered in France, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain and northern Norway. It was first found in the second week of the new year and…
  4. Trace Amounts Of Iodine-131 Found Across Europe

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 02.24 / 17:42 nuclearstreet.com
    The Institute of Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleare in France (IRSN) has announced that trace amounts of the radionuclide iodine-131 of anthropogenic origin has been detected in various locations in Europe in January 2017. The trace amounts were reportedly “in the ground-level atmosphere,” the agency said, noting that it was discovered in France, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain and northern Norway. It was first found in the second week of the new year and…
  5. Adelyn Rae partners with SCI for launch in Canada

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:02 canadianshipper.com
    TORONTO, Ont.– Los Angeles based women’s clothing retailer, Adelyn Rae, has partnered with SCI to launch their wholesale distribution operations in Canada. The popular women’s dress designer now offers their fashion collections to Canadians through retailers such as Hudson’s Bay, Nordstrom,… The post Adelyn Rae partners with SCI for launch in Canada appeared first on Canadian Shippe…
  6. UPS tests residential delivery via drone launched from atop package car

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:02 canadianshipper.com
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont.–UPS says it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a UPS package car, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns to the vehicle while the delivery driver continues along the route to… The post UPS tests residential delivery via drone launched from atop package car appeared first on Canadian …
  7. Purolator International expands e-commerce shipping solution to Canadian customers

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:02 canadianshipper.com
    JERICHO, N.Y.–Purolator International has introduced a new, faster service for its e-commerce shipping solution PuroPost. PuroPost Plus offers guaranteed delivery in 2-5 days to any residential address in Canada, the company announced. “PuroPost has been a great success for our… The post Purolator International expands e-commerce shipping solution to Canadian customers appeared first on Canadian S…