Publication: Northern Ontario Business

First reported 19 mins ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 1 reports

Foreign investment in Canada climbs to $6.1B in February

Statistics Canada says foreign investment in Canadian securities grew by $6.1 billion in February, including a $3.9 billion purchase of federal government business enterprise bonds, the largest since May 2009.After two months in which they steered clear ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 1 reports

Ontario breaks the coal-burning habit

The Thunder Bay Generating Station has burned the last of its coal, and Queen’s Park is rejoicing.The Ontario government is boasting that the province is the first North American jurisdiction to eliminate coal as a source of power generation. Built in ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 hours ago]
First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

First Nation participating in mine EA

The Naotkamegwanning First Nation is receiving $45,000 from the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency to participate in the environmental assessment of Treasury Metals’ proposed Goliath Gold Mine near Dryden in northwestern Ontario.Treasury Metals ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 44 mins ago]
First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Jay Aspin spreads the wealth

Jay Aspin, MP for Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin delivered more than $2.3 million in federal funds for three economic development projects in the region.The South Temiskaming Community Futures Development Corporation received $1.6 million to provide ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 44 mins ago]
First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Working at height with no safety belt?

The director of a Mississauga company pleaded guilty and was fined $3,000 in a North Bay courtroom for failing to ensure that workers on elevated work platforms were using safety belts.The workers were performing stucco work on the exterior of a five-storey ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 44 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

A $5.7-million week for Sudbury

Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci may be retiring from provincial politics but the funding largesse keeps flowing in.The former Northern Development and Mines minister delivered almost $5 million from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund for renovations to a ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Stolen social insurance numbers can cause many problems

News that the social insurance numbers of approximately 900 Canadians were "removed" from the Canada Revenue Agency's website recently has many people worried about the security of their online data.Of all the ways to experience identity theft, the loss ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 14 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Raitt gives them something to talk about

After federal transport minister Lisa Raitt dropped $2.2 million in Sault Ste. Marie , April 14, to give the Algoma Central passenger service a one-year subsidy extension, she swung by the International Bridge to cash up Ottawa’s plans for new border ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Ontario’s underwhelming economic performance

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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Town Shoes minority stake bought by U.S. chain DSW

U.S. shoe store chain DSW Inc. has become the latest retailer to forge into the Canadian market with the purchase of a 44 per cent stake in Town Shoes Ltd. for $68 million.Town Shoes is Canada’s largest chain of shoe stores with 182 locations, including ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Shaw Communications to lay off 400 workers

Shaw Communications says it plans to lay off 400 employees in Western Canada, about three per cent of its workforce, as it tries to consolidate operations.The company said the changes will be focused on bringing its cable, satellite, internet and home ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Average Canadian house price now over $400K

9:11 AM ETThe average price of a Canadian home has eclipsed $400,000 for the first time. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)The average price of a resale Canadian home eclipsed the $400,000 level for the first time ever, according to figures released for ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 15 2014]

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"Getting off coal is the single largest climate change initiative undertaken in North America and is equivalent to taking up to seven million cars off the road. Today, we celebrate a cleaner future for our children and grandchildren while embracing the environmental benefits that our cleaner energy sources will bring."
"Our partnership provides us a unique opportunity to bring DSW  into Canada through Town Shoes' platform" MacDonald said in a  statement
"The roles and structure we established years ago to support us as a cable company can no longer support our growth" Brad Shaw, the company's CEO said in a news release
...But "organizations should only authenticate to the extent necessary," the privacy commissioner said recently . "In other words, you don’t need to ask someone who is applying for a student bus pass to give intimate details of their lives." The government has a complete list of all government departments authorized to collect social insurance numbers here  and outside of those two uses...

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Foreign investment in Canada climbs to $6.1B in... [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 mins ago]
Working at height with no safety belt? [Published Northern Ontario Business - 44 mins ago]
Jay Aspin spreads the wealth [Published Northern Ontario Business - 44 mins ago]
First Nation participating in mine EA [Published Northern Ontario Business - 44 mins ago]
A $5.7-million week for Sudbury [Published Northern Ontario Business - 1 hour ago]
Ontario breaks the coal-burning habit [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 hours ago]
Raitt gives them something to talk about [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 hours ago]
Ontario’s underwhelming economic performance [Published Northern Ontario Business - 19 hours ago]
Town Shoes minority stake bought by U.S. chain DSW [Published Northern Ontario Business - 22 hours ago]
Average Canadian house price now over $400K [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 15 2014]
Shaw Communications to lay off 400 workers [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 14 2014]
Stolen social insurance numbers can cause many ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 14 2014]
Feds extend funding for Algoma passenger rail [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 14 2014]
Thunder Bay port preps for monster grain move [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 11 2014]
Nasdaq slump lower again as tech sell-off conti... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 11 2014]
Bixi's international operations to get new owner [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 11 2014]
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CRIBE funds eastern Ontario biofuels plant [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 10 2014]
Richard Nemis added as Goldeye advisor [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 10 2014]
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Vale employee killed in incident identified [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 08 2014]
Aboriginal training gets funding boost [Published Northern Ontario Business - Apr 08 2014]
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