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COOL retaliation threat against U.S. real, but Ritz hopeful it won't be needed

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says it’s time for the United States to come to terms with country-of-origin labelling rules.

The World Trade Organization ruled Monday that the U.S. 560 more words

Politics

Canam wins contract to supply steel for new Champlain Bridge

Canam Group says it has won the largest contract in the steel company’s history after being selected to supply steel and fabricate the superstructure for Montreal’s new Champlain bridge. 193 more words

Business

Priest Leaves Perish for Pot

Late Wednesday night, the sheriff’s department received an anonymous tip about a man wearing a priest’s robe growing and manufacturing marijuana. The confidential information also included pictures of the man to help identify him. 218 more words

Law Enforcement

Husky starts Rush Lake heavy oil project 8 weeks early

Several thermal oilsands projects have been delayed to wait for higher oil prices, but Husky Energy Inc. said Thursday its appropriately named Rush Lake thermal heavy oil project in Saskatchewan is beginning commercial operations eight weeks ahead of schedule. 503 more words

Energy

Saks 5th Ave is coming to Sunset Park, Industry City

Industry City, in the neighboring hood of Sunset Park has quietly been gathering a foothold on the waterfront. To date there are quite a few commercial business, manufacturing warehouses, artsy work spaces, and lofts for the industrial creatives. 188 more words

Gowanus

Bayou Country Superfest Winners announced:

Congratulations to our winners heading to Baton Rouge this weekend. Kim Wooley, Pam Sartin, Brittney Jones and Katie Eden Smith each of which picked up a pair of tickets to this weekends big concert at Tiger Stadium on the LSU campus. 53 more words

K106 Country

Shopify shares soar on first day of trading

Shares in Shopify — Ottawa’s latest tech star — jumped out of the gate Thursday as demand for the stock vastly outstripped the 7.7 million shares made available by the e-commerce firm in its initial public offering. 475 more words

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