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Allergan adopts poison pill in face of Valeant bid
Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) has adopted a poison-pill defense in the wake of an unfriendly advance from larger rival Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE:VRX) , which has teamed with activist investor William Ackman to make a $46 billion bid for ...
Allergan fights back in pharma deals frenzy  Financial Times
Valeant makes USD 45.6 bn bid for Allergan  Business Standard
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Canada's middle class richest in study of big nations
Canada's middle class appears to be the richest in a new study of incomes in several big countries. The in-depth report published today in The New York Times, which looks at about 20 nations, indicates that Canadians have bumped Americans out of the top ...
Middle class Canadians better off than American counterparts  Newstalk 1010
New York Times says Canada's middle class richer than US  CBC.ca
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Netflix set to 'grow like crazy' despite price increase
Netflix's decision to bump up its subscription rate for new members has been met with disdain in some quarters, but analysts say the price increase is unlikely to drive away viewers.
Netflix plans price hike  Wicked Local North Attleborough
Netflix Said to Expand Streaming Service to France by Year-End  Businessweek
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Lawyer asks court to shut odorous oilsands plant
EDMONTON - A lawyer has asked a court to shut down a northwestern Alberta oilsands plant even though the owner is working to obey regulatory orders to stop harmful odours that have forced nearby residents from their homes.
Baytex Energy oilsands plant should be shut down over harmful odours: lawyer  Beacon News (blog)
Lawyer asks court to shut Alberta plant behind oilsands odours  CanadianManufacturing.com
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Cuts leave Canadian consumers open to food fraud: union 0
Bob Kingston, president of agriculture union of Public Service Alliance of Canada, says proactive label inspections are no longer being done.
Union warns of reduced meat inspections, more food fraud in Vancouver  Times Colonist
Union reacts to CFIA cuts RAW  CBC.ca
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CP posts higher Q1 profit, despite weather
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. posted higher first-quarter profits on Tuesday that beat market expectations, despite having to cope with a particularly harsh winter.
UPDATE 4-CN, CP Rail profits could leave sour taste for farmers  Reuters
CN, CP Rail profits could leave sour taste for farmers  Reuters Canada
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Verdun's toxic dump site stirs up concerns
The borough of Verdun is now taking action after a 1,500-tonne pile of dirt containing carcinogenic coal tar dumped on its shores stirred up questions.
Contaminated soil dumped in Verdun waterfront park  CBC.ca
Verdun to remove contaminated soil from riverfront, mayor says  Montreal Gazette
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Canada Investigators Probing Chemical Tanker Grounding
OTTAWA�Canadian regulators investigating a chemical-products tanker that ran aground on the St. Lawrence River found the vessel didn't spill the urea it was carrying, a spokesman said late Tuesday.
Tanker Halit Bey freed after running aground in St. Lawrence  CBC.ca
Grounded tanker back afloat in Quebec without any apparent pollution  The Province
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Former U.S. Fed chair Ben Bernanke regrets view he favoured Wall Street over ...
Ben Bernanke said one of his few regrets from his tenure as chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve is that he was unable to persuade a larger chunk of American public that the steps taken by the central bank at the height of the financial crisis were aimed at ...
Former Fed chief Ben Bernanke bullish on US recovery  Vancouver Sun
Former head of US Fed Reserve says US economy on path to recovery  Prince George Citizen
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Windmill unveils plans for 'world's most sustainable community' for former ...
OTTAWA - Windmill Development Group chose Earth Day to submit rezoning applications to the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau for the former Domtar lands, a step toward developing what the company is calling the �world's most sustainable community� on ...
Ottawa developers to transform Domtar lands into billion-dollar green community  MetroNews Canada
Developing Ottawa's waterfront  CTV News
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