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A foreclosure of Olympic proportions

Feb 17, 2010
The owners of Whistler Blackcomb ski resort, which is hosting many Olympic events, are behind in their debt payments. Creditors say they're going to foreclose. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Canada, Sports

Home sales are soaring in Canada, eh?

Nov 6, 2009
The real-estate market in the U.S. may be in the pits, but north of the border it's a different story. Anita Elash reports.
Posted In: Canada, Housing

U.S. neighbors fret over protectionism

Aug 10, 2009
President Obama is meeting with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts, and high on the agenda will be protectionism. Alisa Roth reports our neighbors are worried the U.S. may be violating the spirit of NAFTA.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Why are critics crying protectionism?

Feb 19, 2009
President Obama has been criticized for the "Buy American" clause in the stimulus package. The protectionist cries remind economics correspondent Chris Farrell of a movie from the 60's. He talks with Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Canada

Explaining 'Buy American' to Canada

Feb 19, 2009
President Obama heads to Canada today, where he'll have six hours to explain what the "Buy American" provision in the stimulus package means. Dan Grech explores the strong trading relationship the two countries share.
Posted In: Canada

Central banks coordinate rate cuts

Oct 8, 2008
The U.S. Federal Reserve led a round of rate cuts by central banks around the world amid fear of a global recession. Jeremy Hobson reports that the move could be one of the last tricks central banks have.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Wall Street

Study ranks Canada economically freer

Sep 24, 2008
O Canada. How did it come to this? According to an annual study by international think tanks, Canada now ranks higher than the U.S. in its degree of economic freedom. Commentator Will Wilkinson explains.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Wall Street

A look at the action by central banks

Sep 18, 2008
With the financial crisis still worsening, central banks around the world plan to pump money into the global markets to provide liquidity. Stacey Vanek-Smith gets an assessment from an economist at Barclay's Capital.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

How far can money go toward healing?

Jul 25, 2008
It's been almost a year since Canada agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to survivors of its Indian Residential Schools who suffered physical and sexual abuse. Sean Cole reports on how whether money can truly right a wrong.
Posted In: Canada

Fight homelessness, feed the meter

May 14, 2008
In a novel approach to fighting homelessness, San Francisco will install 10 old parking meters in heavily panhandled neighborhoods and use the money deposited for charities. Sean Cole reports on a similar program in Montreal.
Posted In: Canada, Charity

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