Entries by Daniel Tencer from 06/2012

Eurozone Debt Crisis: Unemployment Stays At Record 11 Per Cent; Spain, Greece Worst Off

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - Unemployment across the 17 countries that use the euro stayed at 11 per cent in April — the highest level since the single currency was i...

TSX Sharply Lower Amid Major U.S. Jobs Disappointment, Dismal Chinese Data

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market kicked off June trading with a sharp loss Friday and commodity prices hit fresh multi-month lows amid data showing ...

Canada Q1 GDP: Economy Grew At Annual Rate Of 1.9 Per Cent, Says StatsCan

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Disappointing output performance in Canada and a shockingly weak jobs report in the United States is raising new doubts about the strength of...

CGI Passes RIM As Investors Back European Bet

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Business

CGI Group Inc.’s $2.6 billion bid for Logica Plc catapulted it past Research In Motion Ltd. to become Canada’s most valuable technology company as...

ExxonMobil, Murphy Oil Beat Canada In NAFTA Case

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Two U.S. oil companies have won their complaint against the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, which they challenged under a provision o...

House Of The Week: 'Weathering Steel' House A Study In Modernist Ambition (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Business

Believe it or not, the facade of the house pictured above isn’t wood or some kind of wood-painted aluminum siding. It’s steel. That’s the bas...

Vanishing Act: Where Did Canada's Mid-sized Companies Go? - The Globe And Mail

Posted 06.02.2012 | Canada Business

Canada is in the midst of a chilling mid-sized business mystery. In just a few short years, hundreds of companies that employ between 100 and 499 peop...

Internships In Canada: Working For Free Has Its Benefits, But May Be Dragging Down Our Economy

Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada Business

This feature was produced by Laura Anderson, a student in Ryerson University's School of Journalism, in partnership with The Huffington Post Canada. ...

Sony Share Price Falls Below 1,000 Yen For 1st Time Since 1980

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Sony's stock price fell below 1,000 yen Monday for the first time since 1980 as global markets slide but also a symptom of its decline since h...

Don't Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

In the first decade of the commercial Internet--the 1990s and early 2000s--there were frequent murmurings that newspapers were screwed. The digital a...

Canadian Natural Gas Production Takes Steep Dive

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

Canada's natural gas production is falling dramatically, domestic prices are so low that companies can't cover their cash costs, and exploration is la...

Jim Flaherty On Eurozone Crisis: We Have Ability To Act In Another Downturn

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

Ottawa would move to backstop the Canadian economy if the European crisis triggers a second global financial shock, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said...

Poutine In America: Traditional Quebec Treat Gets The U.S. Burger-Bar Treatment

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

There used to be a time when the only place to get poutine outside of Quebec was the Harvey’s at your local Canadian airport. But with fast food cha...

Deformed Oil Sands Fish? Mercury In Fish Not Increasing, Environment Canada Study Says

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

A newly published study is casting doubt on findings that mercury levels are increasing in fish near Alberta's oilsands.The study by two Environment C...

Fewer Homes Selling In Vancouver

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

Sales in the country’s most expensive housing market continue to fall, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver....

RIM Share Price: Stock Dips Below $10 For First Time In Almost A Decade

Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

WATERLOO, Ont. -- Research In Motion Ltd. (TSX:RIM) stock sunk below $10 on Monday for the first time since 2003. Shares in the embattled BlackBerr...

Bank Of Canada Interest Rate Decision June 2012: Carney Warns On Global Economy, Keeps Rate Steady

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is holding off on raising interest rates for awhile longer — perhaps a lot longer — citing worsening global conditions...

Labatt Threatens To Sue Gazette Over Magnotta Photo

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

Labatt Breweries of Canada is threatening to sue the Montreal Gazette unless the newspaper takes down a photo it believes could be disastrous to its b...

'Markets Are Facing A Rerun Of The Great Panic Of 2008': Head Of World Bank Warns Europe Is Heading For 'Danger Zone'

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

The head of the World Bank yesterday warned that financial markets face a rerun of the Great Panic of 2008. On the bleakest day for the global economy...

Canada Building Permits: April 2012 Sees Larger-Than-Expected Decline

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the value of building permits issued last month slipped 5.2 per cent to $6.5 billion, mostly because of lower construc...

Coastal GasLink Pipeline: TransCanada To Build, Operate $4-Billion Line For Shell

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) said Tuesday it has been chosen by Shell Canada Ltd. to build, own and operate a $4-billion natural gas pipeli...

BMO Investor Survey: Market Volatility Is The 'New Normal,' Respondents Say

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new bank study suggests that nearly three-quarters of Canadian investors believe big swings on stock markets are here to stay.BMO Financia...

Canada To Be Among Top Four Oil Producers By 2030: CAPP

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

Canada will be among the top three or four oil producers in the world by 2030 thanks to rising oil sands production, according to Canadian Association...

Lawful Access: Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian Urges 'Vigilance' Against Bill C-30 (UPDATE)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

When Public Safety Minister Vic Toews introduced the latest version of the “online spying” bill in February, he wasted little time linking its opp...

#NewLabattCampaign Mocks Brewer's Threat To Sue Over Luka Magnotta Pic

Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Business

UPDATE: The Canadian Press reports: Labatt Brewing Company says they've dropped a request of the Montreal Gazette to remove a picture from its website...