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Nova Scotia funds paper mill

The government of Nova Scotia has announced a $124.5-million funding package in efforts to help resume operations at the idle NewPage Port Hawkesbury paper mill this fall.
Twitter clamps down on app developers

Twitter clamps down on app developers

In a move that will regulate how users access its microblogging service, Twitter announced new restrictions that sternly discouraged independent software developers from creating Twitter apps.

Media company signs lease on new home

Postmedia Network Inc. said Friday it has signed a 15-year lease agreement for a new head office in downtown Toronto. The media company said the lease, beginning Dec.

Students braced for debt

Most college and university students who take out loans to pay for their studies expect to graduate with more than $20,000 of debt, a new study suggests.

Mill purchase depends upon rates decision

A decision on power rates is expected next week that is considered critical for the future of an idle paper mill in Cape Breton, N.S.

Workers accept pension change

Unionized workers at a financially strapped paper mill on Newfoundland's west coast have voted to accept changes to their pension plan. Montreal-based Kruger Inc.

Dutch company denies stripping stricken ship

A company that has committed to dismantling a ship stranded off Cape Breton for almost a year has accused another firm of stripping the vessel of its valuable metals.

Pre-cut Ontario veggies recalled

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to eat certain Pure Flavor brand pre-cut vegetables because they may be contaminated with listeria bacteria. The products, made by Pure Hothouse Foods have been distributed across Ontario.

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Island bid to host world hockey tournament >B11

Refinery proposal doesn't change anything, pipeline opponents say

Opposition to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline is not diminished by a proposal to build a $13-billion refinery near Kitimat, First Nations and environmental groups said on Friday.