Category Archives: Business

Blackberry’s new phone hits Europe Business, News, Sci/Tech

By Brandon Humber & Nicholas Camilleri Despite a decline in RIM’s stock following its announcement of Blackberry 10, the company will be trading under its new name “Blackberry” as of Feb. 4. Blackberry, formerly known as RIM, launched its latest phone in Europe on Thursday, the touch-screen Z10 model. An additional model, the Q10, which features

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Toronto a top entrepreneurial city: Study Business

by Jeanette Liu Toronto is home to one of the top ecosystems worldwide for encouraging entrepreneurial activity, according to a report from a major research benchmarking firm. In a list of the leading 20 cities across the globe,  Startup Genome has ranked Toronto as the eighth best metropolis for technological startups and entrepreneurial companies. “Toronto’s Board

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Saskatchewan to overtake Alberta as fastest growing provincial economy: report Business

By Alex Lambert Saskatchewan is expected to overtake Alberta as Canada’s fastest-growing economy in 2013-2014, The Conference Board of Canada said this week. The provincial economic forecast, known as Provincial Outlook-Autumn 2012, said Saskatchewan’s new-found ability to compete with Alberta’s economy is mainly due to mining in the province, particularly its growing potash industry. The

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Black Friday sales spread to Canada Business

By Melinda Warren and Neetu Thind The holiday shopping season in Canada is being influenced by American counterparts as retailers schedule a number of Black Friday events to keep consumers at home, instead of heading south of the border. Big markdowns, door-crasher events and extended shopping hours are just some of the ways Canadian companies

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