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Canada's trade deficit widens

Canada's trade performance with the rest of the world worsened for the third consecutive month in June, providing fresh evidence of the global economic slowdown's impact on the country's key sector.

Commodities fuel gains for tsx

The Toronto stock market ended near its highs of the day on Tuesday as commodities pushed the market ahead. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 200.91 points to 11,863.50, in a session partly characterized by playing catch up with U.S.

Judge overturns RIM patent verdict

Black-Berry-maker Research in Motion said a California judge has overturned a ruling on a patent-infringement case involving mobile device management company Mformation Technologies and vacated a $147.2million US jury award.

Empress boss leaves to take up China challenge

Martin Leclerc, who guided the Fairmont Empress Hotel through one of the most trying economic periods in its 104-year history and played key roles in downtown and tourism improvement organizations, is leaving the landmark hotel to open a new Fairmont
Tims customers ease off snacks

Tims customers ease off snacks

Frugality and warm weather may be holding back growth, CFO says

Court overturns resort ruling

The B.C. Court of Appeal has overturned a ruling that said the provincial government did not adequately consult a First Nation before the incorporation of a ski resort village near Kamloops.
Canadian Tire buoyed by 25 per cent leap in profit

Canadian Tire buoyed by 25 per cent leap in profit

Retailer fires off warning to competitors

Tender time

Victoria's Value Village will undergo a $1-million renovation this fall. CEI Architecture Planning and Interiors is working on drawings and a tender call.

Cineplex shows healthy profits

Movie theatre operator Cineplex Inc. has reported sharply higher second-quarter profits, although revenue growth was tempered by a slight decline in attendance.

Housing starts in capital fall by 34 per cent

While the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is reporting housing starts in Victoria dropped significantly in July, there's a silver lining in the data, say industry observers.
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