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New CEO for Guest Logix

GuestLogix Inc. co-founder Brett Proud is taking over as company president and CEO as the retail technology provider to airlines and others in the passenger travel industry begins a strategic review.

B.C. considers 'limited logging' of old-growth

The British Columbia government will examine the contentious possibility of opening old-growth forests to logging in parts of the province hardest hit by plummeting timber supplies.

Co-op gm to receive lifetime award

Pat Fafard, who retired as general manager of the Peninsula Co-op earlier this year and has been credited with turning the co-operative into a retail powerhouse in the region over the past several decades, will receive a lifetime achievement award fr

Canada joins pacific trade bloc in time for December negotiations

Canada has formally joined the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc and will be at the table for the next full round in December.

TSX down on IMF economy warnings

The Toronto stock market closed lower Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund warned that economic conditions are deteriorating while traders anticipated the start of an earnings season that could be the most disappointing in years.

Fertilizer for nukes in Quebec

Some workers in Becancour, Que., who are facing the imminent closure of a nuclear power plant, may soon find new jobs. Plans have been announced for the construction of a $1.2-billion nitrogen fertilizer plant.
Home starts even with last year

Home starts even with last year

Residential construction in Greater Victoria is running on par with last year's levels, although Canada's housing market continued to show signs of cooling last month. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Stanley Black & Decker sells hardware business

Stanley Black & Decker sells hardware business

$1.4-billion deal with Spectrum includes Pfister

Restaurant giant hiring more part-timers

Test move designed to save on rising health-care costs

Taiwan asks apple to blur radar sites

Taiwan is asking Apple Inc. to blur a map image of its new $1.4-billion early warning radar station that can detect aircraft and missiles coming from as far as western China.