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New Brunswick Tories propose tourism marketing fund to draw visitors

SAINT JOHN, N.B. - New Brunswick Premier David Alward says he will create a fund to help attract more visitors to the province if his party wins next month's election....

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Arctic business forum has first meeting, fulfilling Canadian promise

IQALUIT, Nunavut - Canada will live up to promises it made two years ago when the first meeting of the Arctic Economic Council begins Tuesday in Iqaluit....


Duelling reports: Finance rebuts grim analysis by another federal department

OTTAWA - Finance Canada has issued a rebuttal of a politically embarrassing report on middle-class economic woes that was compiled last fall by experts in another federal department....


Obama highlighting positive economic trends as elections approach, pushes minimum wage hike

MILWAUKEE - Taking a bullish stand on the economy, President Barack Obama is renewing his call for an increase in the minimum wage, looking to give Democrats an issue on which to campaign going into November's midterm congressional...


North Carolina offered $100M to lure Toyota headquarters but lost to Texas bid half that size

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to ...


$2.4B Revel Casino Hotel begins its shutdown after just over 2 years in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel....


Too much austerity? Europe confronts impact of its policies as economic recovery fades

FRANKFURT - Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do....







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