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Travis Donovan

Travis Walter Donovan is Executive Products Editor for The Huffington Post and was formerly editor of HuffPost Green. He currently resides in New York, NY.

Corporate Profits Continue To Rise

OTTAWA (CP) - Operating profits for Canadian corporations continued to grow in the first three months of this year, but at a slower pace than in recent quarters, as the economic recovery loses momentu...
05/26/2011 12:07 EDT

National Bank Profit Exceeds Estimates

MONTREAL (CP) - National Bank of Canada (TSX:NA) has beat analyst estimates on both earnings and revenue for the second quarter and says it will increase its quarterly dividend by five cents. Canada's...
05/26/2011 09:53 EDT

Quebecor Earnings Flat In First Quarter

(CP) -- Startup costs at a new wireless business have eaten into Quebecor Inc.'s profit, which slipped to $34.3 million in the first quarter, the Montreal-based media and telecommunications company (T...
05/26/2011 09:35 EDT

How Tracking What You Buy Equals Big Payoff

MONTREAL (CP) - Groupe Aeroplan Inc. expects more growth from its expertise in being able to analyze how consumers shop, a key trend in loyalty reward offers, the company's chief executive said Thursd...
05/26/2011 08:44 EDT

Target's Canada Conquest

(CP) - Target Corp. put its big red bulls-eye on the first 105 Zellers locations -- including stores in every province -- that it plans to take over with an eye to converting them into Target stores....
05/26/2011 03:19 EDT

Lundin Mining Shares Drop After Failing To Find Merger

TORONTO (CP) - Shares of Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN) dropped more than 19 per cent early Thursday after the company said it had ended its strategic review without finding a compelling merger. The co...
05/26/2011 01:48 EDT

New Home Sales Rise In U.S.

(CBC) -- New home sales in the U.S. rose 7.3 per cent in April, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday, but the pace remained far below that which would represent a healthy housing market. The depar...
05/25/2011 10:32 EDT

From Hot Coffee To Bikini Waxes, Price Hikes Hurt

(CBC) -- Governments keep a close eye on mundane inflation data. But the rising cost of iconic, regional items are often a truer gauge of the actual cost of living. Services make up 24 per cent of Bra...
05/25/2011 10:23 EDT

Major Iron Ore Expansion In Quebec

(CBC) -- International steel conglomerate ArcelorMittal will invest $2.1 billion to expand its iron ore facilities in Mont-Wright, Que. The facility, near the town of Fermont, will be upgraded to be a...
05/25/2011 10:15 EDT

Canada Ranks High On 'Better Life Index'

(CBC) -- Canadians make more, work less, are happier with their lives and better educated than most residents of the 34 countries that make up the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development...
05/25/2011 10:04 EDT

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled From Volcanic Eruption

(CBC) -- About 370 flights to and from Scotland and Northern Ireland were cancelled Tuesday as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano continued to affect air travel. Brian Flynn, head of network ope...
05/24/2011 07:12 EDT

New Liquor Laws For Ontario?

TORONTO (CP) — There's "overwhelming" public support for Ontario to relax its liquor laws — something the provincial government will deliver this summer, said Attorney General Chris Bentley. Adults wi...
05/24/2011 03:28 EDT

Tories' Massive Healthcare Promise

(CBC) - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives will spend an additional $6.1 billion on healthcare by the end of their first term if they are elected, says leader Tim Hudak. The Tories would find the mon...
05/24/2011 02:57 EDT

Isreali PM Pledges 'Painful Compromises' For Peace

(CBC) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists he is willing to make "painful compromises" to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians, but adds his country will never accept borders w...
05/24/2011 02:42 EDT

Layton Meets With NDP Caucus

(CBC) - The NDP caucus is to meet for the first time Tuesday since forming the Official Opposition. The meeting gets underway on Parliament Hill at about 2 p.m. ET with a speech by NDP Leader Jack Lay...
05/24/2011 01:42 EDT

Organized Crime Infiltrates Salmon Black Market

VANCOUVER (CP) - Organized crime has infiltrated the black-market trade of salmon caught for aboriginal food and ceremonial purposes, apparently diverting it for sale on the open market, an inquiry in...
05/23/2011 07:19 EDT

EU Imposes Sanctions On Syrian President

(CBC) -- The 27-member European Union has imposed sanctions on Syrian President Bashar Assad over his regime's crackdown on anti-government protesters. More than 900 people are said to have been kille...
05/23/2011 07:11 EDT

Quebec Liberals Call For Change

(CBC) -- A group of high-ranking Liberals in Quebec is lining up against the federal party's executive, releasing an open letter to the media that argues top Liberals aren't interested in real change,...
05/23/2011 06:58 EDT

B.C. Starts 8,000 Lawsuits Over Health Costs

VANCOUVER (CP) - It started with an innocent walk across the street. George Kripner was hit by a vehicle driven by an alleged drunk driver, setting off a lawsuit which involves neither Kripner, nor th...
05/23/2011 06:06 EDT