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at 04:00 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Aging population sparks investor interest in health-care real estate assets

TORONTO - As aging baby boomers fuel growing demand for health-care services, investors are increasingly turning their attention to medical office buildings — a niche within the real estate market that some argue is recession proof.


at 02:00 on November 25, 2015, EST.

Royal Society report urges more research into oil spills' impact on water

CALGARY - A report by the Royal Society of Canada says there are major research gaps when it comes to understanding the environmental impacts of oil spills in water.


at 22:08 on November 24, 2015, EST.

8 injured in fire at oil refinery in Mexico; state-owned oil company downgraded

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's state-run oil company said a fire Tuesday at one of its refineries has injured eight people.


at 19:49 on November 24, 2015, EST.

B.C. finance minister forecasts budget surplus decline, but stable economic growth

VICTORIA - British Columbia's budget surplus projections are dipping, but economic growth remains steady amid declines in neighbouring provinces and for overseas trading partners, says Finance Minister Mike de Jong.


at 17:13 on November 24, 2015, EST.

Commodities boost TSX; U.S. indexes reflect geopolitical worries

TORONTO - Geopolitical turmoil boosted the prices of oil and gold on Tuesday, helping the Toronto stock market to a slightly higher close.


at 16:56 on November 24, 2015, EST.

Bombardier expects tough 2016 before transformation hits stride by 2020

MONTREAL - Bombardier has warned of another challenging year in 2016 before the transformation it has launched, including cost-cutting efforts and shifts in production to low-cost centres, deliver a financial turnaround by 2020.


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