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Ex-general joins Halifax firm

Canada's former top soldier has joined the board of a Halifax defence and simulation firm. Atlantis Systems Corp. said retired general Rick Hillier will join the board of directors.

Penny wins reprieve for Christmas season

The penny's days are still numbered, but the controversial Canadian coin is getting a last-minute reprieve before it's finally killed off as a circulated currency.
Restaurant finds brighter future in Victoria suburbs

Restaurant finds brighter future in Victoria suburbs

The little restaurant that should never have been - or at least the one that never should have survived - may not be hanging around downtown Victoria anymore. But it's doing just fine nestled in a relatively quiet Victoria neighbourhood.

On the Street: Thermoproof opens in Duncan and more business news

Thermoproof Windows, which has been manufacturing from a plant in Chemainus since the late 1970s, has opened a new retail outlet and showroom in Duncan. The Thermoproof Store at 5311 Trans-Canada Hwy.
More overseas controversy for Romney

More overseas controversy for Romney

Comments anger Palestinians while Poland's Solidarity is cool

Gasoline sales rise with prices

Statistics Canada says gasoline sales continued to rise for the third year in a row in 2011, even as the price at the pump shot up. The agency says gross sales of gasoline rose to 42.1 billion litres last year - a 1.5 per cent increase from 2010.

Miners return after forest fire

Operations have returned to normal at Cameco's Rabbit Lake uranium operation in northern Saskatchewan after workers were forced to leave because of a forest fire. Cameco says the fire burned its way to within one kilometre of the site.
Apple-Samsung jurors queried

Apple-Samsung jurors queried

Many high-tech employees get call to serve as potential jury members

Ottawa takes aim at putting more disabled to work

The federal government is putting together a task force to figure out how to get more people with disabilities employed in meaningful work.

Natural-gas prices go up as heat rises

As the temperature keeps rising, so does the price of natural gas. Natural-gas futures in New York have surged 69 per cent since hitting a 10-year low this spring.