Entries by Daniel Tencer from 02/2012

CMHC Lending Limit: Canada's Housing Market Could Cool As Mortgage Backer Reaches Cap

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A federal limit on the amount of loans Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is allowed to insure could lead to stricter lending conditions and a...

Canada Hotel Development: Here Are Some Of The Coolest Hotels Going Up Around The Country

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Business

Donald Trump's long-anticipated Toronto hotel and condo tower finally opened its doors this week, a decade after Trump International announced its int...

Target Wins Right To Its Name In Canada

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Business

Discount fashion retailer Target Corp. has settled a long-running legal dispute over the right to use the Target name in Canada. ...

Belhassen Trabelsi, Billionaire Brother-In-Law Of Ex-Tunisian Dictator, Has Date With Immigration

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A billionaire member of Tunisia's once-dominant ruling clan whose stay in Canada since last year has been shrouded in mystery is scheduled ...

Canada-U.S. Trade: North American Cousins Decoupling Economically, TD Economics Says

Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO -- The Canadian economy appears to be on a long-term trend toward less dependence on the United States, according to a new study issued Wednes...

Canada China Trade: Beijing Wants Arctic Status, Ambassador Says Before Harper Trip

Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - China may use the upcoming visit by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to try convincing him that it deserves a more prominent role in the Arcti...

Canadian Accused Of Bribing Cabinet Minister In India

Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

The RCMP have implicated a Canadian tech executive in an alleged bribery and bid-rigging scheme that involves prominent public figures in India at a t...

Canada Internet Service: Country Drops On Rankings Of Broadband Speed

Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

Canada has fallen nine spots in one year on a global ranking of Internet speeds, as the country fell behind European and Asian countries in expanding ...

Canadian Investors Shut Out Of Facebook IPO

Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

Canadian Facebook fans are unlikely to share in the excitement of the social media giant's hotly anticipated initial public offering. That's becaus...

Statscan's Chief Economic Analyst Quits

Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

Statistics Canada’s chief economic analyst has quit, citing concerns that internal debate at the agency is being stymied. Philip Cross made his name...

Flaherty Concerned By Mortgage Lending

Posted 02.02.2012 | Canada Business

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said he shares the concern of Canada's top banking regulator that lenders are loosening their mortgage stan...

Japan Quake And Tsunami: Canada Saw Opportunity For Food Exports To Disaster Victims

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - There's nothing like a massive earthquake, a three-storey tsunami and a nuclear crisis to whet the appetite for Canadian cuisine.Or so the fe...

Canada January Unemployment Rate Edges Up To 7.6%; Job Creation Flat

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the country's unemployment rate rose to 7.6 per cent last month as the economy continued to struggle to produce new jo...

Northern Gateway Would Hurt Economy, Study Says

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

A study endorsed by opponents of the Northern Gateway pipeline proposed by Calgary-based Enbridge says it would cause an oil "price shock" to Canada...

Accused Gadhafi Plotter Met With SNC-Lavalin Exec

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

One of the people accused in an alleged plot to smuggle members of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s family to Mexico was with an SNC-L...

RIM Downgraded As Analyst Predicts BlackBerry Licensing To IPhone, Android Unlikely

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

Research in Motion is backing away from plans to license its new BB10 operating system, according to a research analyst, who cut his rating on the Wat...

Rogers Vows End To Internet 'Throttling' In 2012

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

Rogers has promised to stop "throttling" internet traffic on its network by the end of this year, in response to an investigation by the Canadian Radi...

Why Job Growth In U.S. Is Outpacing Canada

Posted 02.03.2012 | Canada Business

The release of Canadian and U.S. job numbers suggests Canada's economy has stalled, while its American counterpart seems to be gaining momentum. Ac...

Toronto Real Estate So Hot Worn City-Owned Houses Rake In $602,000 More Than The Asking Prices

Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Business

The City of Toronto has cashed out big time on its sale of three rundown Crawford St. homes that went for a combined $602,000 over asking price Friday...

Federal Cuts Could Push Unemployment To 8%

Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Business

Potential job losses with an $8 billion Strategic and Operating review (and all the other overlapping cuts) now drive job losses to between 99,000 and...

EU Airline Carbon Tax: China Bans Its Airlines From Paying Controversial New Fee

Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - China has banned its airlines from paying charges on carbon emissions imposed by the European Union, state media reported Monday.The ...

Greece Debt Crisis: France, Germany Push For Separate Fund To Pay Down Debt

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Business

PARIS - France and Germany on Monday sought to impose tighter controls on Greece's finances and warned political leaders in Athens to agree on new aus...

Canadian Airlines Have Record January

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Business

Canadian airlines say they saw record passenger load factors last month, which is usually a slow period for business travellers. WestJet, Canada's ...

CAW Threatens Electro-Motive Plant Occupation

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Business

The Canadian Auto Workers union is threatening to occupy the Electro-Motive plant in London, Ont., if parent company Caterpillar doesn't offer the out...

India Censorship? Google, Facebook, Other Web Giants Ordered To Remove 'Anti-Social,' 'Anti-Religious' Content

Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Business

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Google India has removed web pages deemed offensive to Indian political and religious leaders to comply with a court case that has r...