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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.
Facebook denies breach

Facebook denies breach

stock plunges on report

New mortgage rules cooling home sales: report

Conference Board says federal measures curtail first-time buyers

Kellogg strikes deal with China to expand sales of cereals, snacks

Kellogg is hoping to turn cereal into a breakfast staple in China. The maker of Frosted Flakes, Pop-Tarts and Eggo waffles says that it formed a joint venture to sell more cereals and snacks in the country as early as next year.