DELTA, British Columbia (Reuters) – The deadly attacks in Paris serve as a vivid reminder that jihadists are at war with those they disagree with, and the world must confront them, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday.
“The international jihadist movement has declared war. They have declared war on anybody who does not think and act exactly as they wish they’d think and act,” Harper told reporters when asked about Wednesday’s attack.
VANCOUVER, Dec 28 (Reuters) – When Allan Pulga, a
communications manager, found out he was going to be a father,
he had to make a tough choice – stay in a tiny downtown condo or
The 34-year-old, who works for fast-growing private Canadian
technology firm iQmetrix, packed his bags and moved to Regina,
Saskatchewan, where the typical family home costs roughly one
third of the price in the Greater Vancouver area.
VANCOUVER, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Canada is looking for 50
wealthy foreigners to join a pilot run of an immigration program
for millionaires, although applicants will have to be far richer
than those who entered under a previous scheme and will also
need language skills to get in.
The federal government, which scrapped its previous investor
class visa earlier this year amid criticism it was allowing rich
Chinese to buy their way into Canada, will start accepting
applicants for the new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital plan
VANCOUVER, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The gridlock at U.S. West
Coast ports that has forced McDonald’s to ration French fries at
its Japanese restaurants and interrupted supplies to retailers
such as Lululemon is unlikely to be alleviated by routing
cargoes through Canada, whose Pacific ports face their own
Capacity is already limited at Canada’s largest port, Port
Metro Vancouver, which is also staring at the possibility of
another crippling strike by container truck drivers.
VANCOUVER, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Shares of Enbridge Inc
surged more than 12 percent to a record high on Thursday, a day
after the company outlined plans to transfer ownership of its
Canadian pipelines to an affiliate and boost its dividend by 33
Canada’s largest pipeline operator said late Wednesday it
will move C$17 billion ($15 billion) worth of assets to its
subsidiary, Enbridge Income Fund.
VANCOUVER, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Petronas, Malaysia’s
state-owned oil and gas company, delayed giving the final
go-ahead on Wednesday for its planned investment in a $11
billion liquefied natural gas export terminal in British
Columbia, citing high costs and other outstanding issues.
“Costs associated with the pipeline and LNG facility remain
challenging and must be reduced further before a positive FID
(final investment decision) can be undertaken,” the company said
in a statement.
VANCOUVER, Nov 26 (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp will
not renew its contract with U.S. public relations company
Edelman after a leaked pitch for a campaign against opponents of
one of the Canadian pipeline operator’s biggest projects drew
The two companies agreed not to extend the contract when it
runs out at the end of December, Edelman said in a statement on
VANCOUVER (Reuters) – The Canadian government will decide before Dec. 25 on whether to approve the takeover by U.S.-based Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) of Canada’s iconic coffee-and-donut Tim Hortons Inc (THI.TO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), Industry Minister James Moore said on Friday.
“Soon, soon,” the minister said, when asked by Reuters when a decision could be expected. “Before Christmas,” he added.
VANCOUVER, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Canadian police said on
Thursday they arrested environmental protesters who have been
blocking work at two Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP
sites in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, three days after a
court injunction for their removal came into effect.
Kinder Morgan, which hopes to triple the size of its
300,000-barrel-per-day Trans Mountain pipeline, plans to bore
two holes deep into Burnaby Mountain to test if it will be
possible to run the expanded pipeline under the conservation
site, which is a popular hiking and picnic area for locals.
VANCOUVER, Nov 19 (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp is
in talks to get into the crude-by-rail business and will
probably do so even if its long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline
gets its U.S. permits next year, its chief executive said on
While Canada’s No. 2 pipeline operator has not yet signed
any definitive agreements, it is in active negotiations with
producers and other shippers on opportunities, CEO Russ Girling
said on a conference call.