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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.

Ericsson buys Toronto firm

Swedish wireless equipment maker Ericsson says it is acquiring Toronto-based software company ConceptWave in an all-cash transaction for an unspecified price.
Furniture biz runs in family

Furniture biz runs in family

Victoria businessman credits his father for teaching him the industry

McKenzie overpass seen as top priority

West Shore connections key to growth

Triangle RV top B.C. dealer

Sidney's Triangle RV have been voted B.C. Dealer of the Year for 2012 by the Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association of B.C.

Canaccord closes half of its wealth-management offices

Canaccord Financial Inc. is closing 16 of its wealth-management offices across the country and reducing the number of advisers at the remaining locations in a bid to restructure the money-losing business.
Federal job cuts outside Ottawa

Federal job cuts outside Ottawa

Cuts to the federal public service appear to be occurring mostly outside Ottawa - which is not how the federal government cast its job reductions when it first announced them earlier this year.

Staying competitive on a global stage

Downward economic cycles can be frustrating, generally resulting in layoffs and declines in average wages. In an effort to stay competitive, companies can eliminate benefits, modify pensions or freeze wages.