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  • Osram Licht AG (FRA:OSR) Given a €76.00 Price Target at Commerzbank Ag

    August 6, 2017 3:50 PM 21

    Commerzbank Ag set a €76.00 ($89.41) price target on Osram Licht AG (FRA:OSR) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, July 27th. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG set a €80.00 ($94.12) price target on shares of Osram

  • No one injured after 2 airplanes at Pearson clip wings

    August 6, 2017 2:33 PM 18

    Transportation safety board reports extensive damage to both Air Canada plane and LOT Polish Airlines plane No one was injured when two airplanes clipped wings at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on Saturday night, according to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority. Air Canada Flight AC1713 made contact with a LOT Polish Airlines plane, LOT046, at the gate of Terminal

  • Cut by construction: details emerging about why the lines went dead in Atlantic Canada

    August 4, 2017 11:18 PM 17

    Airport delays, debit and credit was out; cellphones, some landlines down for nearly 4 hours An accidental snip of two major cables caused a cell service outage across the four Atlantic Canadian provinces today. Bell says two major cables were cut by third-party construction. The cut affected approximately 885 LTE cellular sites across Atlantic Canada

  • Some sausages contain meats that aren't listed on the label: study

    August 4, 2017 10:57 PM 8

    A study commissioned by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has found that some sausages contain meats that isn't listed on the label. Researchers from the University of Guelph examined 100 sausages from grocery stores across Canada and found that one-in-five contained off-label ingredients, including horse meat. Seven of 27 beef sausages examined in the study

  • Volkswagen exec pleads guilty to conspiracy, fraud charges in emissions scandal

    August 4, 2017 7:08 PM 13

    Oliver Schmidt faces up to five years in prison for conspiracy to defraud the U.S., wire fraud and violation of the Clean Air Act. DETROIT—A German Volkswagen executive pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and fraud charges in Detroit in a scheme to cheat emission rules on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles. Shackled at the wrists and ankles and wearing red prison

  • 'Major' Bell Aliant outage affects cellphone, landline, internet and TV services in N.B

    August 4, 2017 5:18 PM 19

    Widespread impact, including 911, banking services and air travel A "major" Bell Aliant service outage is affecting cellphone and landline services, internet and TV across New Brunswick and the rest of Atlantic Canada. "Wireless 911 service is operational, but landline 911 service is intermittent," said Bell spokesperson Nathan Gibson. Customers are being

  • Bell, Telus phone service down in parts of Atlantic region

    August 4, 2017 2:52 PM 18

    Widespread landline and cellphone outages have hit Atlantic Canada, cutting off some users from 911 service and impacting police and paramedics in the region. Bell Aliant says internet service may also be affected. It is investigating and working to restore service. "Our teams are working to re-establish service as soon as possible," said Nathan Gibson

  • Canada’s job market runs hot as jobless rate hits 9-year low Add to ..

    August 4, 2017 1:47 PM 11

    Canada’s labour market continued its stellar performance in July, with the jobless rate falling to the lowest since before the financial crisis. The unemployment rate fell to 6.3 per cent, the lowest since October 2008, as the labour market added another 10,900 jobs during the month, Statistics Canada reported from Ottawa. The total increase over the past year of 387,600 is the biggest

  • Average Toronto home price drops $173,000 since April

    August 3, 2017 9:09 PM 9

    The real estate industry is downplaying a third consecutive month-to-month decline in Toronto-area home prices that saw the average cost of a home drop $173,000 between April and July — from $919,449 to $746,216. It's the kind of annual mid-single digit increase that indicates a return to healthy market conditions following months of record price escalation

  • Canadian Natural Resources reports Q2 profit of just over $1B

    August 3, 2017 2:48 PM 7

    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. trimmed its capital spending plan for this year as it reported a profit of $1.07 billion in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year ago. The oilsands company says it has decreased its capital spending program by about $180 million for 2017. It had said it March that it planned to spend about $3.9 billion this year. The decision