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Bank of Canada cites oil price, hot housing market as factors roiling rate decisions
The sudden drop in the price of crude, a rise in housing market risk and the quickening U.S. recovery are among new and conflicting economic forces complicating the Bank of Canada's interest rate decision-making.
BoC sticks to 1% rate (registration)
Bank of Canada bids farewell to forward guidance, leaving the market to work ...  Financial Post
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TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentiment
By John Tilak. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell hard on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak, hit by news of deadly shootings in Ottawa and a sharp selloff in energy shares after oil prices tumbled.
Stocks down amid nervousness over Ottawa shooting
CANADA STOCKS-TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentiment  Reuters
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Lamphier: B.C. LNG prospects still in doubt despite tax cut
It was all very predictable, of course. The British Columbia government surprised almost no one Tuesday by agreeing to slash tax rates on the province's yet-unborn liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
Jack M. Mintz: Why B.C.'s LNG tax policy sets a bad precedent  Financial Post
B.C. residents got 'played' on LNG promises, says think-tank  MetroNews Canada
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Shoppers take a holiday in August
REGINA - Retail sales in Saskatchewan were flat in August, posting $1.6 billion in sales, virtually the same as in July, but up 4.7 per cent (seasonally adjusted) from $1.54 billion in August 2013, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.
Manitoba sees slight bump in retail sales  Winnipeg Free Press
Retail Sales Drop 0.3% In August
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IKEA announces end to 17-month lockout in B.C.; wage, benefit increases to ...
VANCOUVER - The 17-month-long lockout at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., is over now that a new deal has been worked out between the company and union.
Vince Ready imposes 10-year deal in bitter Ikea dispute  Vancouver Sun
Ikea Richmond strike over after Vince Ready mediates deal
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KDC targets growth following investment
MONTREAL - The owners of a former Clairol hair colouring plant in Quebec plan to use an infusion of cash from a private equity firm and several institutional investors to double its size and solidify its role as an industry leader in health and beauty products.
KDC gets cash injection from Caisse de d�p�t, others  Montreal Gazette
NOVACAP launches NOVACAP Industries IV, a new investment fund with a goal ...
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Being your own boss worth the stresses: CIBC poll
TORONTO - Two bank reports highlight the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur. A CIBC poll of 800 owners/C-level managers of businesses of all sizes finds 80% of them say their financial situation is the same or better since they made the move to ...
Is owning a business worth the financial struggle?
CIBC Poll: Being your own boss = longer hours and more stress but it's ...
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New Westminster, Surrey join case against coal-exporting facility
A legal fight to stop the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority from allowing construction of a new coal-exporting facility is building momentum with two municipalities planning to join the court case.
Surrey applying to be intervener in coal port court challenge  Surrey Now
Surrey to apply to intervene in court challenge against coal facility  MetroNews Canada
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Former Cargill beef plant worker fined by Canadian court
WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - A former worker at Cargill Ltd's [CARGIL.UL] High River, Alberta beef plant has been fined for tampering with wastewater samples that were required by the Canadian province of Alberta, its government said on Wednesday.
Former Cargill worker fined for tampering with waste-water samples  Calgary Herald
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SD Stockgrowers say they will keep fighting for COOL
The World Trade Organization has rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Ministers call on U.S. to comply with WTO decision on COOL  Farm Focus
World Trade Organization rejects meat labels  Kotatv
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