Posts Tagged ‘Ottawa’

Telus to Invest in Ottawa

Telus Corporation will invest $4.5 million in Ottawa to support enhance company’s networking system in the capital city. View full post on Business Stories

Taseko mine concerns sent to RCMP

RCMP in Ottawa confirm that the Taseko Mines Ltd. issue has been referred to them. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Potash Corporation Plans Buyback Of $2 Billion Stock

AHN News Staff Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (AHN) – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday it will buy back $2 billion worth of its stocks from shareholders. The announcement followed Ottawa’s decision to reject a $40 billion takeover of Potash by Australian mining giant BHP Billiton. With the repurchase and cancellation of millions of common shares, […]

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

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 […]

Ottawa Removes Freeze On Employment Insurance Premiums

AHN News Staff Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (AHN) – The federal government of Canada will announce on Thursday that it will lift the freeze on Employment Insurance premiums. The freeze was part of the economic stimulus package offered by Ottawa to battle the recession. The lifting of the freeze was originally scheduled Jan. 1, 2010, but […]

France Gives Ottawa List of Canadians Who Hold Secret Swiss Bank Accounts

French investigators have handed over to the Canada Revenue Agency the details of about 1,800 Swiss bank accounts owned by Canadians. The accounts are among those discovered by French authorities who investigated clients of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC). View full post on Banking Stories