Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

Syncrude will pay $3M penalty for duck deaths

Oilsands giant Syncrude Canada will pay a $3-million penalty in the case of 1,600 ducks that died in one of its tailings ponds. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Campbell’s Targeted For Boycott By Bloggers

The Media Line Staff Canada Kalindi O’Brien – Months after it began selling minestrone and cream of mushroom soup that meet the dietary requirements of observant Muslims, Campbell’s Soup of Canada finds itself ensnared in the controversy over Islam and Middle East terrorism. A host of bloggers, led by Pamela Geller, who posts on the […]

Israel’s Housing Prices Jumping Through the Roof

The Media Line Staff Tel Aviv, Israel (TML) – Housing prices in Israel are the fastest increasing in the world, says one industry watchdog. The cost of real estate has risen by 30 percent since September 2008 according to Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fisher. Young couples and everyday Israelis are finding it harder to […]

Kill BHP bid for PotashCorp: Jarislowsky

One of the biggest shareholders of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan called Friday for Ottawa to reject BHP Billiton’s $38.6-billion US takeover proposal for the Saskatoon-based fertilizer giant. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Jazz Air plans conversion to corporation

Halifax-based Jazz Air Income Fund has announced plans to convert from an income trust into a dividend-paying corporation. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Fishery Expert Urges International Agreement On Salmon Production

AHN News Staff Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (AHN) – A Canadian fishery expert urged on Monday that an international agreement on salmon production be drawn up to prevent overcrowding of salmon stock in the North Pacific. Estimates by a Canadian-U.S. research team placed the population of adult pink, chum and sockeye salmon to twice as […]

Ottawa Initiates Own Oil Sands Probe

AHN News Staff Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (AHN) – Canadian Environment Minister Jim Prentice announced on Thursday the creation of a six-member panel to review Alberta’s controversial oil sands projects. The review was prompted by rising number of complaints against the tar sands due to its negative impact on the environment, particularly water pollution which had […]

RIM shares slide after PlayBook unveiled

Shares in BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion have fallen as much as 4.4 per cent, the day after the company revealed its new PlayBook tablet in San Francisco. View full post on Canada Business Stories

PotashCorp asks court to stop ‘misleading’ BHP bid

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan is taking to the courts to escalate its fight to rebuff a takeover by international miner BHP Billiton Ltd. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Joint Venture Builds Eco-friendly Steel Facility

Jeehan Fernandez – AHN News Writer Amory, MS, United States (AHN) – Steel Development Co. and Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corp. (Ansteel) fixed a joint venture operating agreement with partners from the United States, Italy, Japan, Germany and Canada to establish an ecologically-sound steel facility in Amory, Mississippi. The partnership plans to put up […]