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Chasing cold cash: How icebergs became the field of dreams for believers and schemers
David Meyers, the chief executive of Canadian Iceberg Vodka, a spirit made with water harvested from icebergs off Newfoundland’s coast, was meeting with a colleague at his office in Toronto’s northeast end on a snowy February morning, ...
'They would be incorrect': Bill Morneau shoots down speculation that Canada is on cusp of recession
Canada is not currently in a recession, nor is it heading for one, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday, disputing a notion that some economists have begun to contemplate in recent weeks. “They would be incorrect,” Morneau ...
Steering problem prompts recall for 2018 Pacifica
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 2,239 2018 Pacifica minivans in Canada because of a reported steering problem. In certain vehicles, the right front lower control arm ball joint could separate from the steering knuckle, causing loss of steering control, ...
Town of Marystown stifling taxi competition, prospective cab company owner claims
Dave King believes Marystown residents should have a choice in the taxi industry, just as with any other. He doesn’t see that as being the case at the present time, however. “Why would you sit on 10 licenses and hold the Town ...
Grand Falls-Windsor looking to restart Main Street Business Association
In the earlier days of Grand Falls-Windsor, Main Street was the go-to shopping area. But as the central town grew, so did its development projects. The mall, grocery stores and other amenities were being offered off of Main Street, redirecting ...
Tim Hortons launches its new loyalty program — and it’s about more than coffee
After more than a year of testing, Tim Hortons will launch its new loyalty program across Canada on Wednesday, giving the company a new tool to fend off challenges to its coffee supremacy. The rewards program is centred on visits, which must ...
Canada's cybersecurity firms keep turning to the U.S. for funding, leaving us without a homegrown leader
A couple of years after co-founding eSentire Inc., Eldon Sprickerhoff was funding the fledgling cybersecurity company using an early round of financing and a line of credit he took out on his house. The Waterloo, Ont.-based firm was growing by 15 ...
FEDERAL BUDGET: Cap put on stock option tax deductibility
In a move that appears to target some of the country’s highest earners in the corporate sector, the federal Liberal government will introduce a new measure that will limit the tax-deductible amount on employee stock option plans to $200,000 ...
Liberals target rich stock option plans by capping tax deductibility in new budget
In a move that appears to target some of the country’s highest earners in the corporate sector, the Liberal government will introduce a new measure that will limit the tax-deductible amount on employee stock option plans to just $200,000 from ...
Flowline connector components successfully raised from ocean floor: Husky
On Monday, Husky Energy reported it had successfully raised to the surface the flowline connector components that had failed last November near the South White Rose Extension drill centre about 350 kilometres east of St. John's. The components ...