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TransAlta tempts, but risks remain
In July, an arbitration panel ordered the company to rebuild two damaged units at its Sundance coal-fired power plant in Alberta that were at the centre of a dispute with TransCanada Corp. TransAlta faces $50-million in net penalties and $190-million ...
Shell, Total Seek EU Support for Carbon Capture as Price Too Low
TransAlta Corp. of Canada in April abandoned a venture to trap emissions from an Alberta coal-fired plant on low prices. Nations including the U.K.
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Alberta makes strides against homelessness
CEOs from corporations such as Suncor, Carma Developers and TransAlta banded together with heads of agencies such as the United Way and the Calgary Urban Aboriginal Initiative to develop a plan that was not just pie-in-the-sky wishful thinking but one ...
Finance Canada unveils invite list for economy retreat
Finance Canada has released the list of 22 Canadians - primarily CEOs - who will spend two days with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty this week at a closed-door policy retreat to discuss what Ottawa should do to give the economy a boost.
Merkel mulls easing Greece bailout terms  Financial Post
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Cameco buys Australian uranium deposit from BHP Billiton for $430-million
The move marks another sign of BHP's doubts about the future of uranium demand in the wake of Japan's Fukushima disaster, coming less than a week after the company shelved a US$20 billion-plus expansion of the world's largest known uranium deposit, ...
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Olympic Dam delay bodes well for uranium
He expects uranium equities to react positively to the Olympic Dam news. His top picks among the producers are Cameco and Uranium One Inc., and he noted that junior development company Denison Mines Corp. may now draw more M&A interest.
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The contact lenses that could be the future of augmented reality
Why First Nations bank IBC is reaching out to the oilpatch: 'A logical place to start'. Alberta First Nations-owned Indian Business Corp. is appealing to oil and gas companies to help it grow so it can lend more money to aboriginal businesses ...
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Jury hands Apple $1B victory over Samsung in epic patent trial
A U.S. jury on Friday handed Apple Inc. a sweeping victory in its legal war with Samsung, ruling that the Korean company had copied critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad and awarding the U.S. company $1.051 billion in damages.
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Canadian boards crave power of US poison pills
Contrary to jurisdictions in the U.S., Canadian securities commissions can intervene when a poison pill has been executed. �Their mandate is to enforce the securities law, not the corporate laws. And so, quite rightly, they have been applying what they ...
Goldman Sachs, RBC chiefs to meet at Canadian Club
The announcement, which you can find here, doesn't detail the topics they'll cover but given the backdrop - Europe on the brink and the U.S. economy once again sputtering - it's reasonable to assume they'll touch on the outlook for the banking system ...