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Louise Egan

Canada slips into trade deficit in April as exports slide

04 Jun 2014

OTTAWA, Canada unexpectedly slipped back into a trade deficit in April after two months of surplus, as imports jumped to a record-high and exports fell, a worrying sign for economic growth in the second quarter.

Canada's economy turns sluggish as rate decision looms

30 May 2014

OTTAWA, May 30, Canada's economy geared down at the start of the year, and not only because exports took a hit from bad weather in the United States, as business investment and imports also showed unexpected weakness.

Exclusive - Ottawa to help telecom regulator defend new wireless code

07 May 2014

OTTAWA/TORONTO The Canadian government has decided to intervene in a court case to argue that new rules for the country's wireless providers should be retroactive, possibly reducing the chance telecom companies have of winning an appeal against the measure.

Canada needs more detailed job market data -watchdog

06 May 2014

OTTAWA, May 6 Information on job vacancies provided by Canada's national statistics agency is not detailed enough to be of much use to policymakers and job seekers and could be improved, an official watchdog said in a report on Tuesday.

Canada says won't use NAFTA to challenge U.S. on Keystone

02 May 2014

OTTAWA Canada is not considering a NAFTA challenge after the United States once again delayed its decision on approving TransCanada Corp's controversial Keystone XL pipeline, Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford told reporters on Friday.

Bank of Canada keeps rate-cut option alive, says C$ still high

29 Apr 2014

OTTAWA, April 29 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz indicated on Tuesday that he remains open to the possibility of an interest rate cut and also said the Canadian dollar was still high in historical terms, despite a recent 10 percent depreciation.

Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday

23 Apr 2014

OTTAWA Paramedics were called to the residence of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the weekend, police and municipal officials said on Wednesday, but circumstances of the emergency, which did not involve Harper or his family, were unclear.

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

14 Apr 2014

BOSTON/OTTAWA Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

14 Apr 2014

BOSTON/OTTAWA Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected

14 Apr 2014

BOSTON/OTTAWA Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

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