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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

Bombardier inks Saudi deal

Bombardier Transportation has signed contracts with Talgo SA to develop and supply components for 36 high speed trains for Saudi Arabia. The contracts are worth about $367 million US.

Denison shares skyrocket

Wind mobile hits 500,000

CGI wins army training deal

CGI Group's American subsidiary has been awarded a $143-million US analytical and technical services contract by the U.S. Army to help prepare soldiers at its schools and training centres across the country.

Travel statistics decline in July

Statistics Canada says travel to Canada declined 2.5 per cent in July compared to June, mostly because of fewer American visitors. The federal agency says there was a total of 2.1 million trips to Canada in July. Same-day car trips by U.S.