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Flaherty calls on business to invest

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has again called on Canada's corporate community to use their massive cash reserves to invest in the future, only to have his message rebuffed Tuesday by the president of Canada's largest business lobby.

Energy, lumber prices higher on U.S. recovery

The Scotiabank Commodity Price Index rebounded in August, rising 3.1 per cent from July, thanks largely to stronger oil prices and the early signs of a recovery in the U.S. housing market. Scotiabank said oil and gas prices led gains with an 11.

Privacy leaks concern federal watchdog

Websites share registered users' personal info
Lovebird's art makes Dragons' Den

Lovebird's art makes Dragons' Den

Victoria bird owner on popular show tonight

Retail sales rebound in July

Retail sales in Canada rose more than expected in July, helped by strong auto sales. Statistics Canada said retail sales were up 0.
RIM's OS signals new era, CEO tells U.S. conference

RIM's OS signals new era, CEO tells U.S. conference

Software will make mobile devices almost as powerful as laptops
Staples to speed up closing of 15 U.S. stores

Staples to speed up closing of 15 U.S. stores

Firm also plans to close 45 stores in Europe

Yogurt maker Danone settles class-action

The Canadian division of yogurt-maker Danone has agreed to settle a classaction lawsuit that challenged health claims made about two of its leading products. The suit, launched in October 2009, questioned the way Danone Inc.

SNC-Lavalin wins mine tailings deal

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract valued at more than $50 million US to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for a thickened mine tailings disposal system at an iron ore project in Chile.

Wind Energy rejects slate

Preliminary voting results suggest shareholders of Western Wind Energy rejected a dissident slate of nominees to its board.