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Ontario wants drought relief

Ontario is applying to the federal government for financial assistance to help ease the effects of a drought gripping the province.

Recycling for a good cause

Dockside Green residents have made a $500 donation to Community Micro Lending Society - proceeds from a month's worth of returnable cans and bottles.

Sino-Forest owed millions by ghost firms

$500 million lost to de-registered companies

Catalyst to close Arizona recycle mill

Pulp and paper producer Catalyst Paper has announced the permanent closure of its Snowflake recycle mill in northeastern Arizona and its subsidiary, the Apache Railway Company.

Datebook

Wednesday, Aug. 15. WestShore Chamber of Commerce member appreciation mixer, 5 to 8 p.m., 2830 Aldwynd Rd.

Low-cost carrier plans puts jobs at risk: pilots

Air Canada pilots are concerned that the airline's launch of a low-cost carrier could threaten their job security and working conditions, the union said Tuesday as the plans came closer to fruition after an arbitrator sided with the airline in a labo

'Other' pipeline watching Enbridge

Kinder Morgan, owner of the lesser known proposed pipeline project through B.C., says it will work toward fulfilling the demands the provincial government wants met before it will support the company's expansion plans. But the company also says B.C.
Wheat board's monopoly ends with uncertain Prairie future

Wheat board's monopoly ends with uncertain Prairie future

Winds of change are sweeping across the Prairies as the Canadian Wheat Board's decades-long monopoly on western wheat and barley sales ends, but opinions are mixed on whether those breezes will blow good or ill.

Canada Zinc buys into mine

Canadian Zinc Corp. is preparing to acquire the South Tally Pond property in central Newfoundland through a business combination with Paragon Minerals Corp. Paragon's flagship property is near Buchans, N.L.

Thomson lifts bottom line

Thomson Reuters reported a second-quarter profit of $935 million US, up from $572 million a year ago, as it sold its health care business to Veritas Capital for $1.25 billion. The news and information company said the profit amounted to $1.