The solar industry is still tiny compared to the oil and gas industry. In truth it is still a baby, only just learning to stand on its own two feet, yet thanks to constantly falling prices resulting from technological improvements and economies of scale, the solar industry is growing quickly, far faster than any other energy sector.
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Opening a new front in the U.S. crackdown on offshore tax evasion, federal investigators late Monday won court approval for a summons that will force a Caribbean bank to turn over account data for wealthy American clients.
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The Bank of Montreal will open tiny branches with a handful of employees giving “face-to-face” information on topics such as mortgages, with most customers now banking online.
BMO is opening what it calls a “studio” branch next week in a Montreal condo building and expects to open 10 to 15 of these micro branches at a time across Canada and in the U.S. Midwest, CEO William Downe said Monday.
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OTTAWA – Chris Hadfield phoned home to help unveil Canada’s new plastic money.
The Canadian astronaut commanding the International Space Station made a cameo via satellite Tuesday as outgoing Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty introduced the latest in polymer currency.
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CALGARY — The City of Calgary’s development and building approvals department is launching its largest online service to date with Residential ePermit.
It’s a new online tool that will provide a start to finish service for contextual single and semi-detached residential permits, from application to final inspection.
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Robert Shiller, Co-founder of the Case-Shiller Index, discusses the outlook on housing and whether Americans are abandoning the dream of home ownership in favor of renting.
OTTAWA — The Canadian economy appears to be gathering steam, to the surprise of many, with better-than-expected growth rates in the first two months of the year that have many analysts revising their miserly forecasts for the year.
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EDMONTON – Life in downtown Edmonton could be beachy after councillors enthusiastically endorsed the concept of a sandy play area beside the river in Louise McKinney Park.
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Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday in Fredericton at a job fair hosted by seven Alberta companies looking for workers.
One of the organizers, Susan Reade, predicts many people will leave the job fair with a job offer.
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The new U.S. $100 bill is set to debut in October. Along with a sleeker, more high-tech look, the new bill has new security features designed to thwart counterfeiters. For instance, the new $100 has color-shifting ink that would be difficult for counterfeiters to duplicate. The Liberty Bell on the note will shift from copper to green when the bill is tilted.
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