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Ottawa helps veterans find trades work

A program aimed at helping Canadian veterans find jobs in the construction industry was launched Tuesday by the federal government.
Apple, Android dominate market

Apple, Android dominate market

New smartphone sales numbers from research firm IDC show BlackBerry lagging far behind Android and Apple devices in global second-quarter sales.

RIM to use Microsoft file system software

Research In Motion has signed a patent licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp. to use the software company's latest file system technology on its smartphones.
Ottawa to adjust credit, debit codes

Ottawa to adjust credit, debit codes

Smartphone surge behind fed's call for public input

Growth projections dismissed

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is once again dismissing the Conference Board of Canada's assertion that Victoria's economy is struggling. "I'm not sure how anybody can accurately forecast 1.2 or 1.

Suncor buys back shares

Suncor Energy has spent $1.5 billion over a 12-month period to buy back more than 50 million of its common shares. The oil and gas giant also says it plans a new but smaller share buyback program, beginning Thursday.

Alaskan oil payments lowest since 2005

Alaska will pay nearly every one of its residents $878 next month as an annual dividend from the state's oil-wealth trust fund, the lowest yearly amount since 2005, state officials said on Tuesday.

Yahoo good on promise

Yahoo will live up to its promise to pay its shareholders most of the money from a $7.6 billion deal with the Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group.

Bronfman to donate wealth

Eleven more wealthy U.S. families, including Montreal-born Charles Bronfman, have pledged the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.

Pipeline benefits questioned

First Nation lawyers grill Enbridge on economics, environment