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September 11, 2018 5:25 PM Real estate companies threatened by TREB after posting GTA sales data

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) continues to stall on the online publication of sold information, according to some Toronto brokers who have received cease and desist letters telling them to pull sold prices from the listings on their password-protected sites. Zoocasa CEO Lauren Haw accused the board of anti-competitive behaviour, but said, because 5

August 30, 2018 5:51 PM Newfoundland is finding new (non-U.S.) customers for its oil

As the province moves forward with plans to double production by 2030, Newfoundland oil has made its way as far north as Norway and as far east as China. Croatia is set to become the newest customer. The ship Minerva Clara is en route to Omisalj on Croatia’s southern coast after loading at Newfoundland’s Whiffen Head crude terminal on Aug. 18, according 10

August 29, 2018 6:17 PM Foreign investment holds steady in Canada despite U.S. tax cuts

OTTAWA—Fears of a mass investment exodus from Canada in the face of trade uncertainty and U.S. tax reforms aren’t materializing. Foreign direct investment totalled $8.9 billion last quarter, according to Statistics Canada data released Wednesday in Ottawa. While down from a relatively strong first quarter, the overall picture in the first half of 2018 is an improvement 8

August 28, 2018 7:18 PM Thomson Reuters plans $9 billion buyback after Blackstone deal

Thomson Reuters Corp. announced plans to purchase as much as $9 billion (U.S.) of its stock, a move to reward shareholders after the sale of its financial-and-risk operations to Blackstone Group. The price range for the tender offer is $42 to $47 a share, Thomson Reuters said on Tuesday. That represents a nearly 12 per cent premium over the stock’s trading 22

August 27, 2018 6:15 PM Aimia adds new president and chief strategy officer in wake of Aeroplan deal

MONTREAL—Aimia Inc. has named Nathaniel Felsher as president and chief strategy officer, less than a week after announcing a deal to sell its flagship Aeroplan loyalty program to a consortium led by Air Canada. Felsher, who joins Aimia from Deutsche Bank in New York, where he co-headed the firm's aviation corporate and investment banking group, will report 23

August 24, 2018 7:24 PM There is no ‘safe’ level of alcohol consumption, global study finds

A new global study from the British journal The Lancet found that the safest level of drinking was none. The study, published Thursday, analyzed data from the 2016 Global Burden of Disease report to determine levels of alcohol use and its health effects in 195 countries for males and females ages 15 to 49 between 1990 to 2016. Researchers found alcohol 9

August 24, 2018 2:53 AM Facebook bans myPersonality app over concerns used data misued

Facebook said it would notify the app’s users that their data was misused. It’s only the second time Facebook has banned an app, after it blocked one linked to political data mining firm Cambridge Analytica that sparked a privacy scandal. The company said myPersonality was “mainly active” prior to 2012, and it wasn’t clear why Facebook was taking action 14

August 16, 2018 6:19 PM Canadian manufacturing sales gain 1.1 per cent in June

OTTAWA—Canadian manufacturing sales rose more than expected in June, boosted by a 16 per cent surge in oil and coal shipments. Statistics Canada said Thursday manufacturing sales were up 1.1 per cent to $58.1 billion in June, following a 1.5 per cent increase in May. “Coupled with other better recent economic data — and absent an unexpected shock — the economic 16

August 8, 2018 5:02 PM Beatles song mystery solved using statistics

But a new statistical model developed by researchers at Dalhousie and Harvard universities that was used to analyze multiple Lennon-McCartney songs has concluded that Lennon likely penned “In My Life.” Jason Brown, a mathematics professor at Dalhousie, says the researchers analyzed the Beatles music using five main categories — melody notes, sequences 12

August 8, 2018 3:04 PM Saudi Arabia reportedly planning a sell-off of Canadian assets as diplomatic dispute intensifies

Saudi’s asset sales may not have a big impact on the Canadian currency, although seasonally thin trading in August could exacerbate that effect. Saudi holdings of Canadian dollar reserves are between $10 billion ($7.7 billion U.S.) and $25 billion, with the upper end of that estimate representing 10 per cent of daily Canadian dollar volumes, according 19