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  1. Chicken farmers to expand phase-out of antibiotics

    Agcanada.com - Agriculture  07.24 / 01:27 www.agcanada.com
    The national body for Canada’s chicken producers has set new targets to phase out preventive use of the antimicrobials deemed next-to-most important in human medicine. Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) on Tuesday announced that, following the “successful elimination” of Category I antibiotics for disease prevention in chickens, its antimicrobial use…
  2. Xavier Coupal and Kevin King Claim Victory in the Nissan Micra Cup at Circuit Mont-Tremblant

    Cbj.ca - Business 07.23 / 23:25 cbj.ca
    MISSISSAUGA, ON–(Marketwired – July 23, 2017) – The Nissan Micra Cup drivers were back in action this weekend to compete in the fifth and sixth races of the 2017 season, as part of the Summer Classic at Quebec’s Circuit Mont-Tremblant. Two spectacular races crowned Xavier Coupal, the series’ 2016 champion, the winner of Saturday’s race…
  3. Sears Canada faces online calls for boycott over treatment of ex-employees

    Thestar.com - Business 07.23 / 20:34 www.thestar.com
    The retailer’s Facebook page has been flooded with comments from people vowing not to shop at Sears, and the hashtag #BoycottSearsCanada has been gaining traction on T…
  4. Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

    Canada.com - Business 07.23 / 14:41 www.canada.com
    TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming…
  5. New airport security rules and brewing beer battles: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

    Cbc.ca - Business 07.23 / 13:08 www.cbc.ca
    Miss something this week? Here's the consumer news you need to…
  6. Spanish minister revises 2017 growth forecast to 3.2 per cent

    Canada.com - Business 07.23 / 12:58 www.canada.com
    MADRID — Spain's economic minister says the economy is doing better than the government expected as it continues to rebound strongly from…
  7. The Latest: Turkey's president in Gulf to tackle Qatar rift

    Canada.com - Business 07.23 / 12:58 www.canada.com
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the crisis diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four Arab countries (all times…
  8. B.C. NDP’s ag critic named ag minister

    Agcanada.com - Agriculture  07.23 / 10:16 www.agcanada.com
    The agriculture critic for British Columbia’s opposition New Democrats will be the minister of agriculture as the party takes the governing reins. Lana Popham, the MLA for the Vancouver Island riding of Saanich South, was named Tuesday as ag minister in Premier John Horgan’s cabinet. Horgan took over as premier…
  1. How important is understanding risk tolerance when picking investments?

    Moneysense.ca - Money 07.23 / 23:56 www.moneysense.ca
    What is your predilection for risk? Here's how to find out The post How important is understanding risk tolerance when picking investments? appeared first on…
  2. This TFSA means business

    Moneysense.ca - Money 07.23 / 23:15 www.moneysense.ca
    Mike Russo, a self-taught investor, developed an investment strategy that even impresses the pros The post This TFSA means business appeared first on…
  3. Westjet steps up fight against unions' effort to organize workers

    Torontosun.com - Money 07.23 / 23:05 www.torontosun.com
    The head of WestJet has stepped up his fight against the growing push to unionize the airline's staff, telling them to resist organized labour's pitch because it will chomp into their…
  4. Online calls to #BoycottSearsCanada over treatment of ex-employees

    Torontosun.com - Money 07.23 / 19:38 www.torontosun.com
    Sears Canada is facing a social media campaign calling for a boycott after the company said it planned on paying millions in bonuses to keep executives on board during restructuring, despite not offering severance to laid-off…
  5. U.S. Cuba tour operators brace for Donald Trump travel crackdown

    Globalnews.ca - Money 07.23 / 16:35 globalnews.ca
    U.S. tour operators that send Americans to Cuba are banding together to try to limit damage from tighter restrictions on travel to the communist-run island expected in…
  6. With prices at home surging, Canadians have been snapping up U.S. real estate en masse

    Globalnews.ca - Money 07.22 / 14:26 globalnews.ca
    Most purchases took place in parts of the U.S. known as vacation destinations, such as Florida and Arizona, according to a report released by the U.S. National Association of …
  7. The Cost Of Being In A Wedding Party

    It's a huge honour to be a bridesmaid or groomsman at a friend or family member's wedding - but being part of the nuptuals can cost big bucks! Here's a breakdown of some of the costs you'll incur as a wedding party member, and how you can avoid overspending. Continue reading » The post The Cost Of Being In A Wedding Party appeared first on…
  8. Bank of Canada hikes interest rate to 0.75%, first increase in seven years

    Torontosun.com - Money 07.21 / 23:21 www.torontosun.com
    The Bank of Canada has hiked its benchmark interest rate to 0.75% from 0.5%, its first increase in nearly seven years, amid expectations of stronger economic growth this…
  1. Snapshot: International economic data

    Advisor.ca - Finance 07.23 / 09:15 www.advisor.ca
    We’ve aggregated snapshots of the worldwide economy into a few simple c…
  2. Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

    Bankofcanada.ca - Finance 07.21 / 23:22 www.bankofcanada.ca
    Governor Stephen S. Poloz discusses key issues involved in the Governing Council’s deliberations about the policy rate decision and the M…
  3. Bank of Canada increases overnight rate target to 3/4 per cent

    Bankofcanada.ca - Finance 07.21 / 22:19 www.bankofcanada.ca
    The Bank of Canada is raising its target for the overnight rate to 3/4 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 per cent and the deposit rate is 1/2 per…
  1. Northern Ontario receives affordable housing funding

    TIMMINS, ONT. — The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced funding for a variety of affordable housing facilities in northeastern O…
  2. Hamilton ready for world-class highrise condos says Lamb

    A double highrise condominium and multi-use project proposed for the CHCH television property in Hamilton, Ont. will introduce a new era of quality and hipness to the city, says its…
  3. Construction leaders disappointed with Trump’s NAFTA wish list

    The Donald Trump administration has released a summary of objectives for the upcoming North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations, and while it is vague, Canadian construction industry stakeholders are concerned the U.S. is proposing to retain Buy America provisions and that Canada and Mexico will have to provide concessions to the…
  4. Raboud retires from Bird Construction

    TORONTO — After 30 years with Bird Construction, Paul Raboud, a former Council of Ontario Construction Associations director, has r…
  1. Horizon Nuclear Partners With Tecnatom For Wylfa Newydd Training

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 07.22 / 22:15 nuclearstreet.com
    Horizon Nuclear Power on Thursday said it would partner with Tecnatom, a global nuclear training services provider, as it looks to grow the future operational workforce for the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant project in Anglesey, North Wales. Tecnatom provides training services to a range of nuclear power stations around the world. It will take the lead role in a training support team that includes GEN II Engineering and Technology Training Ltd and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy.…
  2. Nuclear Accord Between India, Japan, Goes Into Effect Friday

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 07.22 / 22:15 nuclearstreet.com
    Eight months after reaching an accord -- the first of its kind for Japan with a country that is not a signer of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty -- a landmark agreement between India and Japan on nuclear power cooperation goes into effect Friday. The agreement, signed in November 2016, took six years to reach. It was ratified by Japan's lower house in May and by the upper house – the House of Councillors – in June. According to the World Nuclear Association, diplomatic…
  3. Proven Results in Modularization

    By: Alan Lowrie, Technical Director, Fluor Canada Ltd. The post Proven Results in Modularization appeared first on Alberta Oil…
  4. Nuclear Accord Between India, Japan, Goes Into Effect Friday

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 07.21 / 22:15 nuclearstreet.com
    Eight months after reaching an accord -- the first of its kind for Japan with a country that is not a signer of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty -- a landmark agreement between India and Japan on nuclear power cooperation goes into effect Friday. The agreement, signed in November 2016, took six years to reach. It was ratified by Japan's lower house in May and by the upper house – the House of Councillors – in June. According to the World Nuclear Association, diplomatic…
  5. Horizon Nuclear Partners With Tecnatom For Wylfa Newydd Training

    Nuclearstreet.com - Industries 07.21 / 22:15 nuclearstreet.com
    Horizon Nuclear Power on Thursday said it would partner with Tecnatom, a global nuclear training services provider, as it looks to grow the future operational workforce for the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power plant project in Anglesey, North Wales. Tecnatom provides training services to a range of nuclear power stations around the world. It will take the lead role in a training support team that includes GEN II Engineering and Technology Training Ltd and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy.…
  6. Bahri’s latest line to call on Port Saint John

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 07.21 / 22:00 canadianshipper.com
    Saint John NB —Port Saint John, DP World and port officials jointly announced Bahri as the newest shipping line to call regularly at DP World Cargo Terminals located in Saint John, New Brunswick. Bahri, a global leader in logistics and… The post Bahri’s latest line to call on Port Saint John appeared first on Canadian Shi…
  7. From Russia With Love

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 07.21 / 22:00 canadianshipper.com
    In 2016, Baffinland Iron Mines achieved 3.2 metric tonnes of production and transportation of iron ore from its Mary River mine on Baffin Island in Nunavut to the port site 100 kilometres away. Much of the equipment already on the… The post From Russia With Love appeared first on Canadian…
  8. Starting from Scratch

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 07.21 / 22:00 canadianshipper.com
    Three years after the Fortress Investment Group bought the bankrupt Montreal Maine & Atlantic (MMA) railway in May 2014, major capital investments and a lot of outreach to shippers and communities have gone a long way to restoring confidence in… The post Starting from Scratch appeared first on Canadian…