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Jun 10, 2013

Canada to make nuclear operators pay more for accidents

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada will make operators of nuclear power plants liable for the first C$1 billion ($980 million) of damages in the event of an accident, up from C$75 million under existing rules, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said on Monday.

Oliver also told a nuclear conference that Canada’s Conservative government intends to increase the period during which compensation claims can be made after a disaster to 30 years from 10 years.

Jun 6, 2013

Canada charges chocolate makers Mars, Nestle with price fixing

TORONTO, June 6 (Reuters) – Canada has charged two of the
world’s biggest chocolate makers, Nestle SA and Mars
Inc with colluding to fix the price of their products, the
country’s competition watchdog said on Thursday.

Canada’s Competition Bureau also said that the Canadian arm
of Hershey Co was expected to confess to fixing prices,
but recommended it get lenient treatment because it cooperated
with the investigation.

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