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N.S. government extends Northern Pulp’s use of Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until April – Halifax

Northern Pulp will continue to use its Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until the end of April as the company prepares the facility for its indefinite closure. On Wednesday, Northern Pulp announced it had received an order from Nova Scotia Minister of Environment Gordon Wilson that directs the continued use of its wastewater treatment plant […]

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Alberta risks ‘double jeopardy’ if it exits Canada Pension Plan, leading expert warns

One of Canada’s leading pension experts is warning Albertans to consider the “double jeopardy” of falling contributions and investment asset values they might be subjecting future generations to if they replace the Canada Pension Plan with a provincial alternative. In a report published on Wednesday, Keith Ambachtsheer, president of KPA Advisory Services and director emeritus […]

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Red flags on Canadian economy abound, but it might be too soon to sound the alarm

The Canadian economy is labouring. Statistics Canada on Dec. 23 reported that gross domestic product dropped 0.1 per cent in October, the first decline in eight months. Last week, it observed a drop in sales at retailers, wholesalers and factories. And the agency’s latest inflation report showed that the average of the Bank of Canada’s […]

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Volkswagen set to propose plea deal on environment charges in Ontario court

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 13, 2019 9:46 am Updated December 13, 2019 9:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Lawyers for German auto giant Volkswagen are set to propose a plea deal in an Ontario court today on allegations […]

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New NAFTA deal lifts cloud of uncertainty hanging over Canadian business: Poloz

Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz suggested Thursday that the ratification of a new North American free-trade deal is key to finally eliminating uncertainty that has hovered over businesses trying to make investment decisions since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. Following a lunchtime speech to a business crowd in Toronto, Poloz told reporters […]

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Bank of Canada’s Stephen Poloz: Six candidates to be the next governor

Now that Stephen Poloz has announced he will step down as Bank of Canada Governor after his seven-year term ends in June 2020, attention turns to the possible candidates who might replace him. Here are six possibilities. The Favourite Carolyn Wilkins, senior deputy governor, Bank of Canada Carolyn Wilkins, senior deputy governor, Bank of Canada […]

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Cost of manufactured goods, services in Baku exceeded $19B in 10 months of 2019

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 7 By Elchin Mehdiyev – Trend: From January through October 2019, the cost of goods produced by industrial enterprises and private entrepreneurs working in Baku, as well as of the services provided amounted to 32.6 billion manat ($19.1 billion), Trend reports referring to the Baku Statistical Department. According to the department, 80.5 […]

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Stephen Poloz to step down: How Canada’s top banker went from folksy obscurity to steady hand

OTTAWA — Outgoing governor Stephen Poloz once joked that, after being chosen to succeed Mark Carney as head of the Bank of Canada in 2013, he was received much like the guy who replaced Wayne Gretzky. That is to say: nobody actually remembers the guy who replaced The Great One. Poloz was plucked from relative […]

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Did Donald Trump just take the trade war to a whole new level?

President Donald Trump is reinstating tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil, nations he criticized for cheapening their currencies to the detriment of U.S. farmers, and again called on the Federal Reserve to loosen monetary policy. Linking his trade agenda with his Fed criticism in an early morning tweet, he said the two […]

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