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Canadian dollar closes higher ahead of heavy slate of economic data this week

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed higher Monday ahead of a heavy slate of North American economic data coming down this week.The loonie gained 0.12 of a cent to 92.59 cents US.There is one major Canadian economic report out this week. Statistics Canada ... [Published Castanet.net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

About 25%-30% of Sarnia construction sector workers unemployed, industry official says

Somewhere between one quarter and one-third of construction sector workers in Sarnia are out of work, but things could be looking up, says a spokesperson with the local construction association.An increase of smaller jobs at Chemical Valley plants could ... [Published Sarnia Observer - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Investors brace for resource earnings

A drop in energy stocks helped push the Toronto stock market slightly lower Monday as traders brace for a heavy slate of earnings reports this week, particularly from the resource sector.The S&P/TSX composite index gave back 9.82 points to 15,445.22.“This ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Canadian Forex/Bond Review: C$ Closes Higher Amid Economic Data

The Canadian dollar closed higher on Monday ahead of a heavy slate of North American economic data to be released this week, analysts say.At 3:47 CDT Monday afternoon, the Canadian currency was quoted at US$0.9259 or US$1=C$1.0801. This compares with ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

At midday: Slow start to 'a big week' for TSX

The Toronto stock market was in the red, led by energy stocks, on Monday morning ahead of a heavy slate of earnings from resource companies this week. “This week will be jam-packed with information for investors to digest,” said Craig Fehr, Canadian markets ... [Published Globe and Mail - 7 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

MPP commute controversy

30 minutes ago  |  Vote 0    0 It’s not uncommon for people to have to commute for work, be it simply across the city, over into the next town or up Highway 401 to the Big Smoke.In fact, Statistics Canada indicates 5,500 Cambridge residents travel ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Address clients’ fear of aging

By 2061, there may be more than 78,000 people who are 100 years old or older in Canada, according to a new BMO report coming out this week.The report (called Living to 100: The four keys to longevity) examines topics such as people’s common aging fears ... [Published Advisor.ca - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Barrie the safest city in Canada: StatsCan

DurhamRegion.comHearing the Barrie area is Canada's safest city crime-wise isn't a surprise for Barrie Police Deputy Chief Bruce Carlson.For the last number of years, the Barrie census metropolitan area — which includes Innisfil — has been within the ... [Published Northumberland News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Northeast has weight problems – survey

" / People in northeastern B.C. are bigger than most Canadians, according to new results from a Statistics Canada survey.But ironically enough, the same survey showed that we’re more likely to spend our time off from work doing moderate to intense physical ... [Published Alaska Highway News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Edmonton can’t win over the hipsters, but we could make a case for the young families

So guess what the Make Something Edmonton (MSE) folks who have a vested financial interest in convincing us we have an image problem in need of fixing are telling us? You guessed it: We have an image problem. That’s just a little too much like the fox ... [Published Metro Canada - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Canada’s broken bail system penalizes the most vulnerable: Editorial

Common sense would suggest that we operate prisons to house the guilty. An eye-opening new report from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association , however, shows a very different situation: on a typical day, more than half (54.5 per cent, to be precise) ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Growth in Canada's May GDP numbers expected to fuel second-quarter rebound

One month does not a trend make, but economists expect Statistics Canada to report this week that the economy picked up noticeably in May.Observers believe Canada’s economy expanded by between about 0.3 per cent and 0.5 per cent in May, better than the ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 27 2014]

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"A lot of people in this group are currently working, but they will be the future workers in this area," she said. "I thought it would be interesting to look at their backgrounds … for potential employers or current employers."
"This shouldn't be a surprise because the Germans and other European countries have been raising concerns about ISDS for some" said Don Davies, the NDP's trade critic
...those found on for other products on Assumption Life's electronic sales platform, such as FlexTerm, FlexOptions and ParPlus, with two exceptions. "Our brokers are familiar with these products. They can be explained simply and be easily understood, which is a big selling point for brokers. They know our medical questions and are comfortable with them, so why re-invent the wheel? I think it's simply another example of our commitment to making it easy for brokers to grow their business with us."
"Technology has kicked in and we've got better connections with the community. Our focus is to be more visible," Carlson said. "We're not going to take all the glory for it. The community needs to be pleased with the results."

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Loonie edges slightly higher ahead of heavy sla... [Published Globe and Mail - 10 hours ago]
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Canada’s broken bail system penalizes the most ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 18 hours ago]
Growth in Canada's May GDP numbers expected to ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 27 2014]
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U.S. may fall back into recession, high-profile... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 3 hours ago]
OTTAWA — The Canadian economy will be overshadowed this week by economic and employment data in the United States. Nothing too unusual there. Scott Eells/Bloomberg“Those who are looking for 3%-plus real GDP growth in the second quarter, they either ...
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From battles over subways to overcrowded streetcars and the daily bumper-to-bumper trudge that is the DVP, getting around this city can be a soul-sucking, time-wasting horror. Luckily the good people at the City of Toronto have a plan to, if not make ...
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OTTAWA — The Conservative government is proposing new legislation that would ease restrictions on transporting firearms, make firearms-safety courses mandatory for first-time gun owners and prevent people convicted of spousal assault from legally owning ...
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Calgary, Canada’s oil capital, has surpassed Ottawa as the city with the nation’s highest family incomes, new data show. The median family income in the southern Alberta city rose 5.2% to $98,300 in 2012, the most-recent reporting period, to snag top ...
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