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    1. Canada adds jobs, but unemployment rate climbs to 1-1/2 yr high

      Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceOct 09 06:39 AM

      Canada added jobs in September but the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to a one-and-a-half-year high as more people sought work, news that will likely be fodder for debate in a tightly fought campaign for the October general election. The ruling Conservatives led by Stephen Harper say they are the only party that can steer the fragile economy through turbulent times, while opposition parties...

    2. Canada opposition raps PM over delayed refugee processing

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsOct 08 02:48 PM

      By Leah Schnurr and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's opposition parties, seeking to end a near-decade of Conservative rule in this month's election, blasted Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday after it emerged officials had delayed the processing of some Syrian refugee claims. Harper came under pressure last month to let in more refugees when it emerged that relatives of a ...

    3. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the country’s largest pension fund, isn’t done shopping for energy assets after committing almost $2 billion to the industry in the past two weeks.

    4. Staples Canada collects and diverts record 100,000 kilograms of batteries between January and August 2015

    5. Canada unemployment rate rises to 7.1% in September

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 09 06:45 AM

      A key driver of voting intentions in upcoming legislative elections, employment in Canada has seen little change in the past four months, the government statistical agency said Friday. Canada's unemployment rate, however, increased by 0.1 percentage points to 7.1 percent in September as more Canadians joined the labor market. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives, who have made the ...

    6. Rise and Shine, It’s Breakfast Day in Canada!

      Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceOct 06 03:00 AM

      Breakfast Club of Canada and Minute Maid are teaming up for the first-ever Minute Maid Breakfast Day in Canada today. This new national initiative will raise awareness about the importance of a balanced breakfast, the number of Canadian students at risk of going to school hungry, and how Breakfast Club of Canada helps hundreds of thousands of students succeed.

    7. Canada Seeks to Halt Montreal Sewage Discharge

      The Wall Street JournalOct 07 04:04 AM

      Canada demanded that Montreal, the country’s second-largest city, halt plans to discharge up to eight billion liters of untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River.

    8. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and The Broe Group announced today that, through a jointly formed entity, they have signed an agreement to acquire all of the Denver Julesberg Basin oil and gas assets ...

    9. Canada bids RWC farewell with regrets over missed chances

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsOct 05 09:36 AM

      LEICESTER, England (AP) — When Canada's players eventually fly home from the Rugby World Cup after their last match against Romania, it will be with fond memories of the attacking rugby they played and regrets over the opportunities they failed to take.

    10. (Reuters) - Canada's economy added 12,100 jobs in September even as the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to 7.1 percent, pushed up by more people looking for work, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday. The unemployment rate inched up for the second month in a row as more people joined the labor force.

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