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Dollar Higher Amid Uncertainty and Fed Comments

The US dollar is higher against most major pairs on Thursday. The greenback is only down against the Japanese Yen which rose 0.42 percent. Geopolitics and a strong dollar combined to keep stock markets under pressure. The investigation on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US-China co ...

Cloud dreams in Paris – OVH Summit photo highlights

The annual OVH Summit saw the European cloud leader release a new product strategy and deliver some performance upgrades that will be coming to Canada too. ...

Getting the most out of your bond portfolio as rates rise

2018 has been challenging for fixed income investors. Three quarters into the year, the FTSE TMX Canada Universe Bond Index (Universe Bond Index) has delivered a negative total return of -0.35%, in stark contrast to the average annualized returns of 7% investors experienced over the past 20 years1. ...

Two Major U.S. Organization Sign on to Ceres & WWF AgWater Challenge

Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have announced that Target, the U.S. general merchandise retailer with more than 1,800 stores, and Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, have joined the AgWater Challenge. The two compa ...

Blackfalds, AB, Stormwater Plan Approved by Downstream Neighbour

The Town of Blackfalds has received support for its Blackfalds Northwest Area Master Stormwater Management Plan from a key, downstream stakeholder—the City of Lacbome, Alberta. The Master Plan, which Blackfalds developed with regional partner and stakeholder concerns in mind, has been designed to ...

Resort Municipality of Whistler Takes Steps to Reduce Water Use

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), British Columbia has adopted a bylaw that will phase out the use of once through cooling systems and reservoir style urinals by businesses in attempt to lessen water use in the municipality.Businesses will have to disconnect their once through cooling sys ...

Canada to host multistakeholder conference on AI in Montreal

Academics, interest groups and businesses from G7 countries will be part of the conference ...

Want to Keep Canadian AI Thriving?: Create a Copyright Exception for Informational Analysis

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met earlier this week with Jean-Francois Gagné, the CEO of Element AI, the Montreal-based applied artificial intelligence lab. Trudeau tweeted that the two men “talked about what Canadians are doing in AI in Montreal & across the country, and how we can keep the ind ...

ADP Canada: Employment increased in September

Employment in Canada increased by 28,800 jobs from August to September according to the September ADP® Canada National Employment Report. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®. The report, ...

USD/CAD – Canadian dollar lower after hawkish Fed minutes

The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Thursday session, after recording considerable losses on Wednesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3044, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, Philly Fed Manufacturing Index is expected to dip to 19.4 points, while unemployment claims are forecas ...