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Low-cost carrier plans puts jobs at risk: pilots

Air Canada pilots are concerned that the airline's launch of a low-cost carrier could threaten their job security and working conditions, the union said Tuesday as the plans came closer to fruition after an arbitrator sided with the airline in a labo

'Other' pipeline watching Enbridge

Kinder Morgan, owner of the lesser known proposed pipeline project through B.C., says it will work toward fulfilling the demands the provincial government wants met before it will support the company's expansion plans. But the company also says B.C.
Wheat board's monopoly ends with uncertain Prairie future

Wheat board's monopoly ends with uncertain Prairie future

Winds of change are sweeping across the Prairies as the Canadian Wheat Board's decades-long monopoly on western wheat and barley sales ends, but opinions are mixed on whether those breezes will blow good or ill.

Canada Zinc buys into mine

Canadian Zinc Corp. is preparing to acquire the South Tally Pond property in central Newfoundland through a business combination with Paragon Minerals Corp. Paragon's flagship property is near Buchans, N.L.

Thomson lifts bottom line

Thomson Reuters reported a second-quarter profit of $935 million US, up from $572 million a year ago, as it sold its health care business to Veritas Capital for $1.25 billion. The news and information company said the profit amounted to $1.

Provinces ink Muskrat Falls hydro agreement

Contracts signed Tuesday between Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia were cast as a step toward the proposed multi billion dollar Muskrat Falls hydro project despite big questions on costs and rate hikes.

Oak Bay hotel nears the finish line

Job fair set for filling dozens of positions at luxury resort

Entrepreneurs plan big picnic

More than 1,000 entrepreneurs from across Canada are having a massive picnic on the front lawn of the Fairmont Empress Hotel on Aug. 11 as part of Epicure Selections' annual national conference.

European worries pull down TSX

The Toronto stock market turned negative Tuesday as traders began to think twice about their optimism over Europe's efforts to rescue its struggling economy. The S&P/TSX composite index weakened 93.17 points to close at 11,664.

On the move

Natasha Thambirajah, a policy adviser at the Ministry of Health, has joined the board of the Island Sexual Health Society, one of the largest sexual health clinics in the province.
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