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Scotiabank takes over ING in deal worth $3.13-billion

Scotiabank takes over ING in deal worth $3.13-billion

Scotiabank plans to scoop up ING Bank of Canada from its Dutch parent company in a $3.13-billion deal that will give the country's most international bank a stronger foothold in domestic consumer banking.

Kobo strikes independent deal

Kobo has struck a partnership with the American Booksellers Association to sell its eReader device and ebooks in independent U.S. bookstores.

Air-conditioning giant gets bigger

Daikin Industries is buying Goodman Global in a deal that will fortify its status as the world's biggest maker of residential heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems. Daikin's board approved the $3.

1,300 piglets euthanized

More than 1,300 piglets have been euthanized on a Manitoba farm after provincial investigators found them to be in severe distress.

Harbour group adds directors

John Doyle, British Columbia's auditor general, and Coast Capital Savings chairman Bill Wellburn have joined the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority's board of directors.

Cantor Fitzgerald expands in Canada

U.S. financial services giant Cantor Fitzgerald is expanding its Canadian presence with the acquisition of investment dealer and research analyst firm Versant Partners and its 16 employees in Montreal and Toronto.

Business travel to and from Canada growing: report

Statistics Canada says overnight business travel to and from Canada increased at a faster pace than pleasure travel in the first quarter this year.

Johnson joins Ferries board

Guy Johnson has been appointed to the board of directors at B.C. Ferries. Johnson is a partner in the Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa property and currently serves on the board of SiriusXMCanada.

Banks surprise with big profits

Two of Canada's biggest banks surprised analysts Tuesday with strongerthanexpected third-quarter earnings and dividend boosts. But the earnings increase at the Bank of Montreal was largely due to gains at its U.S.
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