December 11th, 2017

Business

Bombardier to supply Airbus for new engine nacelle program for the A320neo

By The Canadian Press on December 4th, 2017

MONTREAL – Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services says it has been chosen by Airbus as a supplier on a new engine nacelle program. The company’s operations in Northern Ireland will develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser for the Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family of aircraft. Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) is already a supplier to Airbus ... Read More »

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Theresa May makes diplomatic push to unlock Brexit talks

By Raf Casert, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2017

BRUSSELS – British Prime Minister Theresa May is making a diplomatic blitz to Brussels, where she will meet top European Union officials Monday in an effort to reach a belated breakthrough in the negotiations on Britain’s exit from the bloc. May is to meet with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Council President Donald ... Read More »

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Canada, China delay launch of trade talks as Trudeau continues state visit

By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press on December 4th, 2017

BEIJING – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded talks with the Chinese premier in Beijing today but they were not able to announce the start of formal free trade talks. Premier Li Keqiang lauded the “golden age” of relations with Canada and said China was amenable to continuing exploratory trade talks. The two countries have spent ... Read More »

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Beyond Rx? CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services

By Tom Murphy, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2017

CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot. The second-largest U.S. drugstore chain is buying Aetna, the third-largest health insurer, in order to push much deeper into customer care. The evolution won’t happen overnight, but in time, shoppers may find more clinics in ... Read More »

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Lamborghini joins the boom in supercar SUVs

By Colleen Barry, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2017

MILAN – Supercar makers have long known that parked next to that snarling Lamborghini, racing-red Ferrari, or stately Bentley at some of the globe’s toniest addresses is a practical SUV. With the sport utility vehicle market growing by leaps and bounds, they increasingly want in on those profits. Lamborghini unveils the once-improbable Urus SUV on ... Read More »

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Theresa May makes diplomatic blitz to unlock Brexit talks

By Raf Casert, The Associated Press on December 4th, 2017

BRUSSELS – British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a diplomatic blitz to Brussels on Monday to meet top European Union officials and try to reach a much-needed breakthrough in the negotiations on Britain’s exit. May is to meet with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Council President Donald Tusk, and hopes to make ... Read More »

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Prime Minister Trudeau talks trade with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press on December 4th, 2017

BEIJING – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded talks with the Chinese premier in Beijing today but they were not able to announce the start of formal free trade talks. Premier Li Keqiang lauded the “golden age” of relations with Canada and said China was amenable to continuing exploratory trade talks. The two countries have spent ... Read More »

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Trudeau begins first day of his visit to China; drops by social media company HQ

By The Canadian Press on December 3rd, 2017

BEIJING – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has started the first day of his four day trip to China with a visit to the headquarters of the country’s most popular social media company, Sina Weibo. More than 200 cellphone toting millennials greeted him on a Monday morning visit to the headquarters of Sino Corporation, which owns ... Read More »

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Feds fear expanding Home Buyers’ Plan would fuel hot housing market: document

By Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press on December 3rd, 2017

OTTAWA – The federal Liberals are having second thoughts about a 2015 campaign promise out of concern that expanding the popular Home Buyers’ Plan would throw fuel on overheated housing markets. An internal document suggests high housing prices are a key reason the Liberals don’t appear to be in a hurry to fulfil an election ... Read More »

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Feds worry expanding Home Buyers’ Plan would fuel hot housing market: document

By The Canadian Press on December 3rd, 2017

OTTAWA – The federal Liberals are having second thoughts about a 2015 campaign promise out of concern that expanding the popular Home Buyers’ Plan would throw fuel on Canada’s overheated housing markets. An internal federal document suggests high housing prices are a key reason the Liberals don’t appear to be in a hurry to fulfil ... Read More »

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