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at 20:31 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Kinder Morgan to file court action against protesters blocking pipeline work

VANCOUVER - Lawyers for Trans Mountain pipeline will be back in B.C. Supreme Court next Wednesday to seek an injunction against protesters who have blocked survey work in a conservation area in Metro Vancouver.


at 19:57 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Space tourism: Virgin Galactic has big backers, ambitious dreams, celebrity passengers

The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals:


at 17:57 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

TransForce yet to close Contrans acquisition, but looking to shed truck business

MONTREAL - TransForce has yet to close the acquisition of Ontario-based Contrans, but Canada's largest trucking and logistics companies is already considering spinning off its truckload operations as early as next year, likely followed by its waste division.


at 17:18 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Former Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman John Forzani dies at 67

CALGARY - Calgary lost a prominent businessman while the Stampeders lost a former offensive lineman. But John Hufnagel lost a friend.


at 17:12 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Report: Seniors increasingly struggling with debt, bankruptcy

OTTAWA - The country's growing cohort of senior citizens is carrying more debt into retirement and increasingly declaring bankruptcy, says a report prepared for the federal government.


at 17:11 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:


at 16:34 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Stock markets advance as Bank of Japan seeks to fire up world's No. 3 economy

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market ran ahead sharply Friday on relief that another major central bank is stepping up to help keep the global economic recovery on track.


at 16:29 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Canadian dollar lower amid subpar economic performance during August

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar dropped almost two-thirds of a U.S. cent Friday as economic growth for August missed already modest expectations. The loonie was also under pressure amid a move by the Bank of Japan to stimulate the world's third-largest economy.


at 16:25 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

From swoon to surge: US stocks reach record levels after Japan's surprise economic stimulus

NEW YORK, N.Y. - For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.


at 16:16 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Government changes live-in caregiver program, does away with the 'live-in' part

OTTAWA - A long-awaited overhaul of the program that brings thousands of caregivers to Canada every year will remove the requirement that they live with their employers.


at 15:37 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Air Canada pilots ratify 10-year deal with 20% wage increase, signing bonus

MONTREAL - Air Canada's pilots have ratified a 10-year contract that includes a large signing bonus, wage increases of more than 20 per cent over the life of the pact and an improved profit-sharing formula that Canada's largest airline says provides stability to support growth.


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