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Veil of secrecy covering corporate corruption slowly lifting

April 22, 2019

The veil of Canadian corporate secrecy that helps fuel global corruption is slowly lifting, but not fast enough for some critics. Canada, criticized in the past by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and others as a laggard

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Thailand’s CPF acquires HyLife Investments

April 22, 2019

Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF), Thailand’s largest agriculture conglomerate, said on Monday it would acquire Canadian pork producer HyLife Investments for $498 million to expand its North American business. The acquisition would make CPF a 50.1 per cent owner of

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Robots that can rip apart Apple devices, recover valuable metals

April 18, 2019

Apple Inc is notorious for keeping what happens in its laboratories a closely guarded secret. But the iPhone maker plans to share openly everything that happens in its newest lab in Austin, Texas. Apple said Thursday that it will open

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U.S. lifting lawsuit ban has Canada considering options

April 18, 2019

Canada is considering its options after a U.S. decision to lift a long-standing ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s Communist government since the 1959 revolution, Canada’s foreign minister said on Wednesday.

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Cascades emphasizes recycled fibre with new line of paper products

April 17, 2019

Cascades Inc. has announced the launch of the Latte Collection, which addresses the concerns of diminishing virgin pulp supplies. Available within the Cascades PRO Select and Cascades PRO Perform collections of paper towels, toilet paper and facial tissue, this new line is

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Trade tensions, economic slowdown harming business confidence

April 16, 2019

Canada’s recent economic slowdown and global trade tensions are hitting businesses confidence, according to a Bank of Canada survey. The Ottawa-based central bank’s first-quarter survey of executives — which took place in February and March — showed soft expectations for

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Campbell asset sale will be everything from soup to nuts and bolts

April 15, 2019

A public sale of assets estimated at more than $200 million in soup cooking, processing, filling and packaging will be open to the public once the Campbell Soup plant is decommissioned in May. TCL Asset Group Inc., Corporate Assets Inc., Rabin

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Uniboard receives funding for heat recovery used in fibre drying process

April 15, 2019

Ottawa and Quebec announced financial assistance totalling $8.4 million to Uniboard Canada Inc. to enable the Mont-Laurier, Que. facilities to develop a system that will recover heat, currently dissipated into the atmosphere, and redirect it to the fibre drying system. “Innovative companies like Uniboard help position Quebec and Canada as leaders

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Ovivo acquires Varec Biogas, expanding industrial waste management line

April 15, 2019

Ovivo Inc. has announced the acquisition of Westech Industrial Inc. (Varec Biogas), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Westech Industrial Ltd. “We are very excited to welcome the Varec Biogas team to Ovivo and we will benefit from their strong positioning and

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Funding commitments come through for Stelco Project

April 15, 2019

Stelco’s algae biomass project just got a more than $20 million shot in the arm. Pond Technologies Holdings Inc. has announced that it has received a binding funding commitment from its project funding partner, New York-based Inventiv Capital Management (ICM) to