June 08 2012

Friday’s ETF Chart To Watch: MSCI Canada Index Fund (EWC)

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Back-and-forth trading dominated equity markets for most of yesterday as stimulus hopes collided with weekly jobless claims data. Fed Chairman Bernanke was reluctant to hint at any more stimulus until …

Friday’s ETF Chart To Watch: MSCI Canada Index Fund (EWC)

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May 16 2012

News Summary: PetroChina in Canada LNG project

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CHINA CONNECTION: Asian energy giant PetroChina plans to join with Shell Canada and major energy companies in and South Korea to develop a liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia.SHELL …

News Summary: PetroChina in Canada LNG project

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May 16 2012

PetroChina, partners join in Canada LNG project

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PetroChina says it plans to join with Shell Canada and major energy companies in and South Korea in developing a liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia.PetroChina said Wednesday …

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April 02 2012

U.S. regulator sues Royal Bank of Canada

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The Royal Bank of Canada illegally traded hundreds of millions of dollars worth of stock futures with two of its subsidiaries to avoid Canadian taxes, a U.S. regulator charged Monday.

U.S. regulator sues Royal Bank of Canada

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February 15 2012

Hedge fund bets big on Canada

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Drive an hour northwest from Toronto along Highway 10 and you come across some of the best farmland in Canada. Folks here call it the Garden of Eden. Atop a 15,000-acre plateau sits a layer of dark dirt so perfectly balanced with clay and nutrients that it breaks apart in your hand like potting soil. “The stuff is like butter,” says a local potato farmer, David Vander Zaag, who sells his spuds to Frito-Lay. Even better: Below the rich topsoil lies a limestone deposit some 200 feet thick, creating an ideal natural drainage system. It once rained nine inches in a day, says Vander Zaag, and he didn’t lose a single potato from his crop. It’s that limestone, though, that has brought the farming town of Melancthon, Ontario, pop. 2,900, the fight of its life. Last spring a Canadian firm called the Highland Cos. submitted an application to turn 2,300 acres of area farmland into one of the top-producing rock quarries in Canada. One of the principal owners of Highland is the Baupost Group, a $24 billion hedge fund based in Boston and run by a secretive investor named .

Hedge fund bets big on Canada

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November 07 2011

UPDATE 1-Empire Mining to suspend Albanian operations

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Nov 7 (Reuters) – Canada's said it wassuspending its Albanian operations and laying off staff thereafter discovering its exploration licenses were incomplete.The company's shares …

UPDATE 1-Empire Mining to suspend Albanian operations

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November 04 2011

Rogers Sugar Inc.: Conference Call-4th Quarter and Year-End 2011 Results

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VANCOUVER, CANADA– – . will be holding a conference call to discuss their 2011 fourth quarter and year-end results on Monday, November 14, 2011 at 17:00 .

Rogers Sugar Inc.: Conference Call-4th Quarter and Year-End 2011 Results

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November 03 2011

WRAPUP 1-Canada oil profits up on prices, oil sands output

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* Profits at Suncor, Canadian Natural, Husky rise* Strong oil prices spur gains* Canadian Natural expects higher oil productionCALGARY, Alberta, Nov 3 (Reuters) – High oil prices andrising oil sands production …

WRAPUP 1-Canada oil profits up on prices, oil sands output

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November 03 2011

FEATURE-Canada’s Mile of Gold regains its luster

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* Kirkland Lake enjoys resurgence as mining center* Rising prices have made old mines profitable again* Demand for skilled labor climbs along with house pricesBy Euan Rocha KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario, …

FEATURE-Canada’s Mile of Gold regains its luster

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October 31 2011

WRAPUP 2-Canada economy signals a sluggish rebound

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* Aug growth signals Q3 rebound from Q2 downturn * Excluding energy sector, Aug stalled * seen sluggish in coming months * Rate hikes remain off the table * IMF says debt, housing prices …

WRAPUP 2-Canada economy signals a sluggish rebound

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