Entries by Daniel Tencer from 12/2011

CIBC Q4 Earnings: Bank Sees 11 Per Cent Boost In Revenue

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - CIBC (TSX:CM) delivered stronger profits in the fourth quarter with the help of lower income-tax expenses and improved wholesale banking res...

TD Bank Q4 Earnings: Profit Jumps To $1.57 Billion On Strong Domestic Demand

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - TD chief executive Ed Clark said Thursday that Canada's second-largest bank will show more growth in the coming year despite the economic th...

Lululemon Q3 Profit And Revenue Rise But Sales Miss Estimates

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Lululemon Athletica Inc. continued to cash in on the success of its yoga-inspired fashions and accessories, with third-quarter profits bea...

No Tight Lululemon Yoga Pants, Says Ottawa School

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

First it was playground balls, and then it was kilts. Now another Ontario school has joined the bandwagon of proposed bans by saying no to tight-fitti...

RIM's BlackBerry Hangs Onto Smartphone Lead In Canada

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Google's share of the Canadian smartphone market doubled between June to September while Research in Motion and Apple slipped, according to ...

Chrysler Canada Sales Highest Since 2001

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadians returned to auto dealerships in November, driving the strongest growth in overall vehicle sales since the summer in what is usuall...

Why Canadians Should Care About A Euro Collapse

Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Business

The demise of the euro would deliver a significant blow to the Canadian economy, leading to less trade, higher unemployment and a possibl...

Canada's Unemployment Rate Edges Up As Country Sheds 18,600 Jobs

Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Business

But instead, another 18,600 workers fell out of the labour pool last month — all and more of the part-time variety, and concentrated in the services...

Research In Motion's PlayBook Leads To $485 Million Write-Down

Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Research In Motion Ltd. expects to miss its own financial targets this year as the company books a big charge for the discounts it is forced...

Canada's Labour Issues Could Worsen In 2012: Conference Board

Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A prominent economic forecaster says 2012 could be a year of increased work stoppages in the public sector as Canadian governments try to rei...

Record-Low Manufacturing Employment

Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Business

Manufacturing employment now stands at 1.7 million, the lowest level ever recorded by the Labour Force Survey (which goes back to 1976)....

Saskatoon Police: Stolen Pickup Had 8 Kids As Passengers, 14-Year-Old Driver

Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Alberta

SASKATOON - A stolen truck with a 14-year-old driver and eight other children inside failed to evade police after it got stuck on a slippery road.Poli...

CSIS Letter: Torture Crucial To Maintaining Canada's Security Certificate Letters

Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
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Canada's spy agency relied so heavily on information gleaned from torture that is ability to protect Canadians would be harmed if it weren't allowed t...

Andrew Cobham, RIM Indonesia Chief, May Face Charges Over BlackBerry Near-Riot In Jakarta

Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The outgoing country director of Canada's Research In Motion is a suspect in last month's stampede at a BlackBerry promotion in I...

Canada Income Inequality: Which Canadian Cities Are Seeing The Fastest Ghettoization?

Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

Calgary has seen a nearly 90 per cent increase in the wealth difference between its richest and poorest neighbourhoods over the past quarter century, ...

Toronto's Rise As A Global Finance Centre

Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

Maybe Toronto really is the centre of the universe. At least, in terms of world finance. Canada’s Toronto-based banks have done exceptionally well t...

Canada Income Inequality: OECD Report Finds Gap Rising, Urges Government Action

Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Governments need to do more to address a growing gap between rich and poor in Canada and around the world by fostering more and better jobs a...

Canada Income Inequality: Which Provinces Have The Widest Income Gap?

Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

When it comes to the income inequality, Canada's provinces are, well, unequal. The Huffington Post Canada has crunched StatsCan's numbers to provid...

Gulf Oil Spill: BP Accuses Halliburton Of Intentionally Destroying Evidence

Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

NEW ORLEANS - BP in a high-stakes court filing on Monday accused Halliburton of destroying damaging evidence about the quality of its cement slurry th...

New Brunswick Shale Gas Development: Greens, NDP Call For Immediate Halt

Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Business

FREDERICTON - Three political parties in New Brunswick are calling for an immediate halt to shale gas development.The Green party of New Brunswick, th...

Canada Building Permits: October Sees Rise After 3 Straight Declines

Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The value of building permits issued by municipalities rose 11.9 per cent to $6.3 billion in October after three straight monthly decreases.S...

Bank Of Canada Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged, Warns Of Shocks To Come

Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is keeping interest rates at ultra-low levels for a while longer, warning that the economy is facing a series of shocks fr...

Jennifer Stoddart, Canada's Privacy Commissioner, Calls For Restricts On Online Tracking

Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Online advertisers who balk at following new guidelines for collecting the personal information of web users could become targets of enforce...

Canada-U.S. Border Deal Will Track Departing Travellers

Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Business

The federal government has lost track of more than 40,000 failed refugee claimants ordered deported from Canada up to 15 years ago, and w...

Research In Motion, BlackBerry Maker, Banned From Using BBX Trademark

Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Business

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A U.S. court has issued a temporary restraining order against Research in Motion which bans the BlackBerry maker from using the BB...