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Ontario Liberals pick province's first woman premier

Jan 26 2013

TORONTO, Jan 26 Ontario's Liberals on Saturday chose a former Cabinet minister to become the province's first female premier and first openly gay leader of a Canadian province.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford gets to keep his job

Jan 25 2013

TORONTO Toronto's divisive mayor, Rob Ford, won an appeal on Friday against a ruling that was set to remove him from office, defusing a showdown that has transfixed Canada's biggest city and allowing him to see out his four-year term.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford gets to keep his job

Jan 25 2013

TORONTO Toronto's divisive mayor, Rob Ford, won an appeal on Friday against a ruling that was set to remove him from office, defusing a showdown that has transfixed Canada's biggest city and allowing him to see out his four-year term.

First Asset launches Canadian provincial bond ETF

Jan 21 2013

TORONTO, Jan 21 Canadian money manager First Asset said on Monday it had launched the first exchange-traded fund designed to track the country's provincial government debt market.

Canadian companies feel the world's pain

Jan 20 2013

TORONTO Financial results from Canada's biggest companies are likely to disappoint investors in the coming weeks with weak global growth and mixed commodity prices expected to have pummeled the quarterly earnings of oil companies and miners.

Nexen, Progress rally after Canada clears foreign takeovers

Dec 10 2012

TORONTO Shares of Canadian takeover targets Nexen Inc and Progress Energy Resources Corp jumped on Monday after the Canadian government approved the two controversial bids for the oil companies by state-owned enterprises.

CANADA FX-C$ jumps to 1-month high after Canada, U.S. jobs data

Dec 07 2012

TORONTO, Dec 7 Canada's dollar jumped to a one-month high against the U.S. dollar on Friday after both domestic and U.S. employment reports for November came in better than expected.

Toronto's combative mayor ordered to leave office

Nov 26 2012

TORONTO Toronto's Rob Ford, a magnet for controversy during two years as mayor of Canada's largest city, was ordered out of office on Monday after a judge found him guilty of breaking conflict-of-interest laws.

Canada aims to balance budget in 2015, eyes targeted investments

Nov 22 2012

TORONTO, Nov 22 Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Thursday he is aiming to wipe out the federal budget deficit by 2015, in time for the next election, but cautioned the Conservative government would be flexible with that target if the economy soured.

IMF's Lagarde urges action on unfinished financial reforms

Oct 25 2012

TORONTO Unfinished financial reforms are hampering recovery in key parts of the global economy and weighing on economic growth, the head of the International Monetary Fund warned on Thursday.

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