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New wireless radios for Canada's war ships

Ottawa is putting $12.3 million into a new wireless communications system aboard Canada's warships.

Toronto starts solar program

A joint project has been launched between the city of Toronto and Toronto Hydro that will see 8,800 solar panels installed atop 10 city-owned arenas and community centres.

Mining outlook strong for north

The Conference Board of Canada says lower commodity prices have weakened the North's immediate economic outlook. But the think-tank says the longer-term prospects for mining in the three northern territories remain strong.

Lumber demand rising as U.S. housing improves

North American lumber prices are set to surge in the next couple of years amid a tightened supply from Canada as the U.S. housing market continues to strengthen after years of weakness, a new CIBC report predicts.

Dollarama expands with mall boom

Dollarama Inc. is expanding faster than initially planned by increasing the number of new store openings this year to take advantage of a mall construction boom in Canada.

Tuition triple that of inflation

Statistics Canada says tuition fees for full-time students in undergraduate programs are five per cent higher for the academic year starting this fall than a year ago. That comes on top of a 4.3 per cent increase for the 2011-2012 school year.

U.S. probes MDA deal

The U.S. Department of Justice is asking MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to shed some more light on its $875-million takeover bid for California-based Space Systems/Loral Inc.

Court blocks Telus rival shareholder meeting

Mason Capital Management LLC says it will appeal a B.C. court decision that blocks it from holding a shareholders meeting for investors with voting stock in Telus Corp., a move that rivals the company's own plans for a meeting. Telus Corp.

Coal miner dumps CEO

SouthGobi Resources has dumped president and CEO Alexander Molyneux and named Ross Tromans, former GM of marketing at Rio Tinto Coal Australia, to replace him.
New iPhone 5 taller, thinner, lighter

New iPhone 5 taller, thinner, lighter

Apple device to go on sale Sept. 21; swift worldwide release to follow
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