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October 10, 2012 | Seatrade Communications Limited
Located at the town of Trujillo, 32 nautical miles south of the island of Roatán, Banana Coast provides an exotic new option in the western Caribbean.
January 30, 2011 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Canadian Duo Tristan Walker and Justin Snith Post Career-Best Eighth-Place Finish at Luge World Championships
January 29, 2011 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
'Alex The Great' brings season medal total to four with two events remaining
January 22, 2011 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Tristan Walker and Justin Snith team up to finish 10th in men's doubles
January 16, 2011 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Canadians finish seventh in Team Relay
January 06, 2011 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Canadian luge squad places fifth in team relay
January 05, 2011 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Own the Podium, corporate support plays critical role in Canadian luge squads historic season
December 11, 2010 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Canada's Sam Edney Gains Confidence with 11th Place Result at Luge World Cup in Calgary
December 10, 2010 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Canada's Alex Gough Settles for Seventh Spot at Luge World Cup in Calgary
December 4, 2010 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
Canada's Tristan Walker and Justin Snith Team up to Finish 15th in World Cup Luge
November 27, 2010 | By Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal
Construction of North West project expected to start in new year
November 12, 2010 | By Ray Turchansky, Edmonton Journal
While the financial crisis has forced Canadians to come to grips with the idea that a pension
may not be a promise, employee benefits are similarly in peril.
November 1, 2010 | By Life Vision Properties
The Clelia II international cruise ship arrived in Trujillo on Tuesday October 26th 2010.
Operated by Travel Dynamics, the Clelia II is the second passenger cruise ship to arrive in
Trujillo in the past 18 months.
July 19, 2010 | By Janet Whitman, Financial Post
China has surpassed the United States as the world's largest consumer of energy, marking the first time
in a century America has been bumped from the top spot.
June 9, 2010 | By Carrie Tait, Financial Post
Canada will produce more than twice the amount of crude derived from oil sands by 2025 compared
with what experts predict the bitumen-rich zones will churn out in 2010.
March 17, 2010 | CBC News
Alberta First Nations have formed a corporation aimed at building and running their own oil
upgrader and refinery northeast of Edmonton.
January 16, 2010 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
OBERHOF, Ger.—Canada's Regan Lauscher posted her best finish of the World Cup season in her final tune-up race
before the 2010 Olympic Winter Games after sliding into ninth spot in Oberhof, Germany on Saturday.
January 3, 2010 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
KÖNIGSSEE, Ger. — Canada's luge athletes continue to prove they can contend with the world's best after winning
a bronze medal in the team relay competition at a World Cup in Königssee, Germany on Sunday.
December 17, 2009 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
WHISTLER, B.C.—Alex Gough, Sam Edney along with Chris and Mike Moffat will head to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games as the reigning
Canadian Champions after they claimed the national titles up for grabs at the Fast Track Capital
Canadian Luge Championships held at the Whistler Sliding Centre on Thursday.
December 6, 2009 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
ALTENBERG, Ger.—Canada's luge athletes continue to prove they can contend with the world's best after winning a
bronze medal in the team relay competition at a World Cup stop in Altenberg, Germany on Sunday.
November 29, 2009 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
IGLS, Aut. — Canada's high-flying luge team has wasted no time in telling the world
they mean business and are ready to challenge for the World Cup podium.
November 28, 2009 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
IGLS, Aut. — Canada's Alex Gough took another major step forward in sliding to the
first World Cup luge podium of her career after finishing fourth on Saturday in Igls, Austria.
November 21, 2009 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
CALGARY—Canada's Sam Edney may have missed the podium by a blink of an eye,
but he shattered his career-best result with a fifth-place finish at the
season-opening Luge World Cup race at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary on
November 20, 2009 | By Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal
Owners of what would be one of the largest industrial construction projects
in the Edmonton region-- the three-phase, $15-billion North West Upgrader
near Fort Saskatchewan-- are anxious to get rolling.
November 16, 2009 | Chris Dornan | Canadian Luge Association
CALGARY — Canada's elite luge athletes got their season off to a world-leading start by officially
opening an upgraded start-training facility in the Ice House at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary,
the Canadian Luge Association announced on Monday.
October 8, 2009 | By Carrie Tait, Financial Post
With less than a week to go before ministers from around the globe gather for an
international summit on carbon capture and storage, the Alberta and federal governments
Thursday unveiled a letter of intent to direct $865-million toward Canada's first large-scale CCS project.
July 27, 2009 | By Carrie Tait, Financial Post
Total SA, which produces the equivalent of 2.3 million barrels of oil per day and is one of the largest
oil-and-gas company in the world, has taken a shine to Alberta's vast oil sands
July 23, 2009 | By Nathan Vanderklippe, Globe and Mail
Province begins process that, by 2012, would see it sell up to
75,000 barrels a day of the thick substance to a firm in Alberta.
July 23, 2009 | By Jim Efstathiou Jr., Bloomberg
Tar-sands oil from Canada, the biggest supplier to the U.S., is cleaner than previously
calculated, according to an Alberta government report that may benefit producers Nexen Inc.
and Royal Dutch Shell Plc.
July 15, 2009 | By Christopher Johnson, Reuters
A sharp decline in oil and gas exploration because of the global credit crunch will lead to another spike
in prices, probably within the next four years, a leading energy finance consultancy said Tuesday.
July 15, 2009 | By Lynn Farris
The first question I am often asked when meeting new people is why I live in Costa Rica.
This is also a common topic of conversation among ex-pats as everyone is curious as to why someone
else chose to move to Costa Rica. I have compiled the top 10 reasons that I often hear.
June 11, 2009 | By Claudia Cattaneo, Calgary Bureau Chief, Financial Post
World oil reserves -- including Canada's oil sands under active development -- fell last year for the
first time since 1998
June 1, 2009 | By Claudia Cattaneo, Calgary Bureau Chief, Financial Post
China's state-controlled energy giant, China National Petroleum Corp., is proposing a strategic
alliance with Canada -- and particularly Alberta -- to help meet its energy needs, while helping Canada
develop a new market for its oil.
May 25, 2009 | Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post
Barack Obama's climate-change strategy is looking so bad for the fossil fuels industry that processing heavy oil in Alberta is looking good again.
May 13, 2009 | By Jonathan Chevreau, Financial Post
A worldwide study by Chicago-based investment research firm Morningstar Inc. gives Canada's mutual fund industry a failing grade for its high fees.
May 2009 | Canadian Luge Association Newsletter
The Canadian Luge Association took its first major step towards delivering the financial resources its athletes require to mount the international podium by welcoming the organization’s first-ever title sponsor in April.
April 23, 2009 | By ISeiberling, Leader-Post Division of Canwest Publishing Inc.
Drawing from many years of experience as both a personal investor and an involved parent, Darren Weeks has distilled the concept of teaching your kids about money into five essential maxims
April 2, 2009 | By Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post
The purchase of an additional 10% interest in the proposed Northern Lights oil sands project Wednesday by China
Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) points to a renewal of interest by the Chinese in Canada's oil, said a
University of Alberta expert
March 11, 2009 | By Gordon Kent, The Edmonton Journal
Northern Alberta is the best place in North America to weather an economic storm that's likely to be worse than originally forecast, University of Alberta dean of business Michael Percy says
February 18, 2009, | by Jonathan_Chevreau, National Post
The latest installment of the RBC RRSP poll finds 28% of Canada's boomers are delaying Retirement because of the gloomy economy. The delay is
January 20, 2009 | By Bill Mah Journal Business Writer and Canwest News Service| Edmonton Journal
The Bank of Canada is expected to cut interest rates to a record low today to stimulate the economy,
but it’s likely to stoke something else, too-growing anger from people who complain that banks are pocketing
much of the savings.
July 22, 2008 | By Jim Yih, Canwest News Service
In most initial meetings with financial advisers, it is usually the adviser that asks a bunch of questions to
see where they can be of service. Often advisers are armed with well-rehearsed questions to try to uncover
problems so they can provide solutions. As important as this is, you should also arm yourself with some
questions so you can also interview the adviser.