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Gas prices jump overnight in some Canadian markets, led by B.C., Quebec

Average price soars above $1.16 per litre because of extensive flooding in Houston

CPP reform to help boost plan’s assets above $15 trillion by 2090: analysis

Federal calculations follow deal last year to increase Canadians’ retirement benefits

Group of Sears Canada creditors wants to sue

Sears Canada is undergoing a rebranding, following the closure of 59 locations across the country

UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

Local housing outlook eases

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has tempered its rosy outlook for Red Deer’s residential construction sector, but continues to forecast an increase in housing starts both this year and next.

  • Feb 26, 2013

Local firms among best workplaces

If you’re employed by Scott Builders Inc. or Agriculture Financial Services Corporation, you might consider yourself fortunate.

  • Apr 13, 2011

Recession fears linger: poll

OTTAWA — The official data shows Canada has long recovered from the recession.

  • Mar 4, 2011

OECD says agreement in principle reached on export credits

MONTREAL — The OECD says government negotiators from aircraft producing countries like Canada have agreed in principle to new rules governing export credits for commercial aircraft.

  • Dec 22, 2010

Rexall Pharmacy coming soon to Sylvan Lake

Work on an 11,000-square-foot Rexall Pharmacy store in Sylvan Lake is expected to begin shortly.

  • Dec 21, 2010

Mackenzie pipeline approved, with conditions

CALGARY — The National Energy Board has given the green light to the Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline after a drawn-out regulatory process.

  • Dec 17, 2010

Lacombe’s Heritage Chrysler named business of the year

Heritage Chrysler Ltd. emerged as the big winner at the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce’s 2010 awards gala — big, at least, in terms of business size.

  • Oct 26, 2010

Chile mine rescue effort includes Canadian companies

CALGARY — The rescue of the trapped Chilean miners was watched across Canada on Wednesday night by people who prayed it would end safely and by people close to the ordeal.

  • Oct 14, 2010

Gloom, heavy debt keeps economy on slow track

Canada’s once reliable consumer is emerging as a weak link in the country’s economic recovery and future growth prospects.

  • Sep 23, 2010

Housing starts slip in July, home prices rise modestly in June

Canadian housing starts fell in July for the third straight month and home prices rose less than anticipated in June, according to new reports that reinforced signs of a dampening trend in the housing market that is expected to continue into next year.

  • Aug 10, 2010