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  • Ottawa, Inuit agree on boundaries for Arctic marine conservation area

    August 14, 2017 3:39 PM 13

    POND INLET, Nunavut — The federal government and Inuit groups are celebrating a deal on the boundaries of what will be Canada's largest national marine conservation area. Lancaster Sound on the eastern gate of the Northwest Passage teems with fish, whales and seabirds, and Inuit have fought to preserve it for decades. Political efforts to protect the area date to 2009, when the Harper

  • Husky to buy refinery in Superior, Wisc., for US$435 million cash

    August 14, 2017 1:55 PM 14

    CALGARY - Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) is buying a refinery in Wisconsin for US$435 million in cash. The refinery at Superior, Wisc., will increase the Calgary-based energy company's processing capacity by 50,000 barrels per day. The purchase, which is subject to regulatory approval, will bring Husky's total downstream capacity to 395,000 barrels per day and add to its asphalt

  • Man finds live scorpion in bag of bananas after trip to Halifax Costco Add to ..

    August 14, 2017 12:08 PM 7

    A weatherman says he got more than he bargained for during a recent trip to a Costco in Halifax after finding a live scorpion in a bag of bananas. Nathan Coleman, a reporter for The Weather Network, says he was unloading groceries when his 11-year-old daughter spotted something squirming in a plastic bag. Coleman says he dismissed the rustling until

  • Survey about current US-North Korea relations

    August 14, 2017 8:37 AM 6

    As I’m sure many of you have seen in the news, the tensions between the US and North Korea seem higher than ever and the chance of war seems to be escalating. While much of Korea would appear to be at peace, foreigners living in Korea or those planning to travel to Korea might feel anxious about this situation. At The Jeju Weekly we want to find out the opinions

  • Freeland to use speech to call on Canadian public to support NAFTA's overhaul

    August 13, 2017 8:31 PM 7

    OTTAWA -- Chrystia Freeland will give a speech on Monday arguing that NAFTA's upcoming renegotiation will benefit a broad cross section of Canadians. The foreign affairs minister will deliver a morning speech at the University of Ottawa as Canada, the United States and Mexico prepare to start trade talks on Wednesday in Washington D.C. A senior government

  • Baader Bank Reiterates “€68.00” Price Target for Kion Group AG (FRA:KGX)

    August 13, 2017 11:47 AM 19

    Baader Bank set a €68.00 ($80.00) price target on Kion Group AG (FRA:KGX) in a research note published on Wednesday, July 26th. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on KGX. Commerzbank Ag set a €54.00 ($63.53) target price on shares of Kion Group AG and gave the company a sell rating

  • J P Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates “€34.00” Price Target for Scout24 AG (ETR:G24)

    August 13, 2017 6:22 AM 11

    Scout24 AG (ETR:G24) has been assigned a €34.00 ($40.00) target price by equities research analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, August 2nd. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on G24. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €39.00 ($45.88) price

  • Over 80 flights to and from Pearson cancelled due to weather, staffing

    August 13, 2017 1:55 AM 14

    Lightning, reduced staffing at control tower to blame, says air traffic control organization NAV Canada, which owns and operates Canada's civil air navigation service, says weather has affected flights to Montreal and Newark, N.J., from Toronto. In an email Saturday, spokesman Jonathan Bagg says flights scheduled to land in Toronto are also affected

  • Evening Sector Snapshot: Food, Trucking Rise; Steel, Insurers Fall

    August 11, 2017 9:21 PM 5

    Here are the sectors that saw the biggest moves today. Electronic production equipment took the top spot, as KLA-Tencor (KLAC), Lam Research (LRCX), and Applied Materials (AMAT) rose. Food distributors took the second spot, led by Sysco (SYY). Transportation was the third best performing sector, specifically trucking, led by J.B. Hunt (JBHT). By contrast

  • Canadian dollar shakes off recent losses

    August 11, 2017 3:54 PM 17

    TORONTO - The loonie was shaking off its slumber in late morning trading today after racking up losses for more than a week. The Canadian dollar was trading at 78.77 cents US, up from Thursday's average price of 78.67 cents US. On Bay Street, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 58.08 points to 15,016.17 about 90 minutes after