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Crews work to clear Great Lakes shipping pathways
U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews kept up their battle Monday to clear pathways for vessels hauling vital raw materials on the ice-clogged Great Lakes, where a shipping logjam forced a weeklong shutdown of the nation's largest steel factory.
Canadian dollar stronger following Quebec Liberal win
The business community is breathing a sigh of relief in reaction to the news that the Quebec Liberals have been swept back into power, with the loonie moving to its highest level in two months and cautious optimism on the stock market.
Bananageddon: Deadly fungus decimates global banana crop
Scientists have warned that the world’s banana crop, worth £26 billion and a crucial part of the diet of more than 400 million people, is facing “disaster” from virulent diseases immune to pesticides or other forms of control.
McDonald's suspends work in Crimea
KIEV (Reuters) - McDonald's has suspended work at its restaurants in Crimea for manufacturing reasons, the U.S. fast food chain said on Friday, the second international company to cease operations this week.
Stakes are high for LNG export plan
Stakes are high for LNG export plan. Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Resources now wants to turn its entire Cove Point operation around, reversing the flow so it can liquefy the natural gas now pouring out of Pennsylvania wells and load it onto tankers bound
Bombardier Sees Sanctions Stalling Russia Plane Venture (1)
Bombardier Inc.’s plans to build
planes in Russia and the sale of $3.4 billion of aircraft will
be delayed as Canada joins the U.S. in imposing sanctions
against the country after it moved to annex Crimea, Chief
Executive Officer Pierre Beaudoin said.
California's debt half of Ontario's
TORONTO -- Ontario's debt is nearly double that of California's -- even though the province has far fewer people and a much smaller economy, the Fraser Institute says.
BBC bans Jesus from Radio 2
The singer-songwriter had to change the lyrics from “Sometimes I wish I was Jesus, I’d get my Air Max on and run across the sea for you” to “Sometimes I wish it was easy to get my Air Max on and run across the sea for you”.
Royal Bank accused by FDIC in LIBOR fixing lawsuit
Canada's largest bank has been named in a lawsuit initiated by a top U.S. banking regulator that accuses RBC and more than a dozen of the world's largest banks of colluding to fix a key international lending rate.
US gas boom: A tool against Russian coercion
The United States, with its abundant supplies of natural gas, would seem to have an easy answer to Europe's fears that a strong response to Russia's rapid takeover of Ukraine's Crimea region could prompt Vladimir Putin to shut down gas lines that keep Eur
How immigrants 'have cost Britain £140bn since 1995'
Think-tank MigrationWatch has responded to another study - given substantial coverage by the BBC last year - which purported to show that immigrants made a contribution of £25billion to the public purse between 2001 and 2011.
Food industry reinvents itself amid shutdowns, lost jobs
More than 140 Canadian food plants have closed since 2006, wiping out 23,800 jobs, as one of the country’s key manufacturing sectors retools to become more competitive, new research says. The report written by professors at Western University’s Ivey Busin
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