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London, Toronto stock exchanges announce merger

Feb 9, 2011
Officials from the London Stock Exchange Group PLC and Toronto based TMX group Inc. announced the merger today. Bringing the two companies together will produce the second largest mining- and resource-exchange in the world. Christopher Werth explains.
Posted In: Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions

Placing an economic value on a species

Jan 22, 2011
Canada -- home to two-thirds of the total polar bear population left on earth -- is debating putting the species on an at-risk list. That would mean trying to place an economic value on the animal.
Posted In: Canada, Environment

BHP Billiton blocked from Potash

Nov 4, 2010
The Canadian government has blocked mining giant BHP Billiton's $40 billion takeover bid of the Canadian company Potash Corporation. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Companies dig deep for Canada's oil

Aug 4, 2010
Canada has vast oil resources, but most of the stuff buried in Alberta is too deep for traditional mining techniques. But where there's a decent profit margin, there's a way. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Canada, Oil

G20 security tries Torontonian patience

Jun 16, 2010
Security operations at the G20 site in Toronto have begun to test the patience of residents and small businesses. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Canada

Toronto locals 'in the dark' over ID-access fence around downtown

Jun 7, 2010
The Canadian government is spending $1 billion on security for the G8 and G20 summits later this month, and part of that will finance a giant fence around downtown Toronto. Anyone who wants to get through it will have to have an ID.
Posted In: Canada

Quebec police: We're not rent-a-cops

Mar 26, 2010
To make extra money, Montreal's police force is hiring itself out for commercial services. But with the quality of the duties performed, they say it's unfair to call them "rent-a-cops." Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Canada

Canadians invest in Arizona housing

Mar 24, 2010
Cash investors are snatching up thousands of foreclosed homes in Arizona, and many of those digging up the bargains are Canadians. Why? Peter O'Dowd reports.
Posted In: Canada

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

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