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Apple-Samsung jurors queried

Apple-Samsung jurors queried

Many high-tech employees get call to serve as potential jury members

Ottawa takes aim at putting more disabled to work

The federal government is putting together a task force to figure out how to get more people with disabilities employed in meaningful work.

Natural-gas prices go up as heat rises

As the temperature keeps rising, so does the price of natural gas. Natural-gas futures in New York have surged 69 per cent since hitting a 10-year low this spring.

Liquor stores should be open Sundays: poll

Most British Columbians want public liquor stores open on Sundays to generate more revenue for the province, says the B.C. Government and Service Employees Union.

Arbitrator sides with airline

A federal arbitrator has sided with Air Canada in its labour dispute with the union representing its pilots.

Grocery chain ousts CEO

Supervalu Inc. fired its CEO and tapped chairman Wayne Sales to lead its turnaround, just weeks after the grocer reported dismal quarterly results and suggested it might put itself up for sale.

Economists suggest new stimulus round

The economic clouds gathering beyond Canada's borders are so ominous that at least two bank economists recommend Canadian governments, and particularly Ottawa, start thinking about a contingency plan should the world be plunged into a second crisis -

Nickel miner reviews options

Inspiration Mining Corp. is reviewing a range of strategic alternatives for the Langmuir nickel property, which includes two past-producing mines 25 kilometres southeast of Timmins, Ont.

Bestselling Irish author Maeve Binchy dies at 72

Maeve Binchy, one of Ireland's most beloved writers, has died in Dublin after a short illness at the age of 72, Irish media reported early today.

Charges laid after soldier shot at base

A soldier has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting on the weekend at Canadian Forces Base Shilo in Manitoba. Master Cpl.
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