Nasdaq applies to operate stock exchange in Canada + MORE Oct 12th

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Cenovus selling Palliser assets in Alberta to Torxen for $1.3B + MORE Oct 19th

Cenovus Energy Inc. says it has agreed to sell its Palliser crude oil and natural gas assets in southeastern Alberta to Torxen Energy and Schlumberger for $1.3 billion..... More »

Morneau faces more questions despite promise to sell shares, use blind trust + MORE Oct 20th

One day after he promised to sell off at least $21 million worth of family assets, Finance Minister Bill Morneau is facing still more questions over how he handled his personal fortune when he entered government in 2015. In hope of quieting conflict of interest accusations, the former businessman ha.... More »

Liberals turn to pasta to move past 3 months of fuss and fury over tax fairness - + MORE Oct 17th

CBC.caLiberals turn to pasta to move past 3 months of fuss and fury over tax fairnessCBC.caWhen the prepared statements were finished and the floor was opened for questions, the first reporter in line wanted to question Bill Morneau, about not just the government's tax changes, but also whether.... More »

Toronto stock index crawls higher as shares in Bombardier soar after Airbus deal + MORE Oct 17th

TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index eked out a minor gain today, as shares of Bombardier Inc. soared following its CSeries deal with Airbus. Shares in Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) were the most heavily traded stock on the Toronto Stock Exchange as they gained nearly 16 per cent or 37 cents at .... More »
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800-pound gorilla thwarted by Bombardier's savvy move: Don Pittis + MORE Oct 18th

Giving away its prize asset, the CSeries aircraft, is Bombardier's smartest investment in years..... More »
VANCOUVER — Beeru Mannan owns two Freshii locations in British Columbia with his brother, and the duo plan to open another pair of the chain’s restaurants in the province next year.
The veteran franchisee, who’s been affiliated with three other brands previously, was drawn to Freshii’s focus on healthy dining options. Standing in his Burnaby, B.C., location while employees prepped fresh vegetables in the kitchen, Mannan said he believed it was an up-and-coming chain in the health food segment that could grow exponentially.
The brothers are two of many Canadians running the 78,000 franchise units in the country that fall under some 1,300 brand names, including Freshii, according to the Canadian Franchise Association.
People looking to join their ranks want to be their own boss, enjoy the flexibility that comes along with that, and desire direct control over their financial investment, according to survey responses compiled by the CFA.
Prospective franchisees should research the company, build an emergency fund and closely read the fine print on all documents before making a big capital investment, according to franchisees and industry insiders…

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The head of Canada’s biggest securities regulator says its staff have reviewed an application by Nasdaq Inc. to operate a stock exchange in Canada, but it hasn’t yet come before the board.

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News1130Lights, camera, inaction: Auditor says Alberta fails to monitor film, TV grantsNews1130EDMONTON – The auditor general says Alberta's multimillion-dollar grant program for film and TV productions has been abused because of loose rules and poor oversight. Merwan Saher says grant recipients have been breaking the rules by hiring people …Alberta television and film industry grant lacked financial oversight: Auditor GeneralEdmonton Journalall 7 news articles »

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Wall Street edges along on tepid bank earnings, media stocks drag

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