PARIS/ATHENS France and Germany told Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to compromise a day after his country voted overwhelmingly against more austerity.
CALGARY - Beef prices continue to climb to new highs as dry conditions persist in Canada's cattle heartland. According to data released today by Statistics Canada, the price of 100 pounds of Alberta beef at slaughter rose to $192.80 in May.
MONTREAL - Ottawa has softened its anti-corruption rules, reducing the penalties for companies that are seeking government work after being convicted of bribery, money laundering and other offences.
TORONTO - Standard & Poor's has lowered Ontario's financial rating to A+ from AA-, citing its heavy debt burden and budgetary "underperformance" compared with peers in other jurisdictions.
(Reuters) - Canada's Denison Mines Corp DML.TO on Monday agreed to buy Fission Uranium Corp FCU.TO, the companies said, creating a diversified Canadian uranium company with projects centered on the Northern Saskatchewan region.