Business Canada

  • Oct 3- Chorus Aviation Inc:. *Jazz aviation lp received arbitration decision relating to benchmarking. provisions within cpa with Air Canada.

  • BRISBANE, Calif.-- Women's clothing company Bebe says revenue at stores open at least a year fell 8.7 percent in its most recent quarter, which included the key back-to-school shopping season.

  • Oct 3- Canada's main stock index looked set to open higher on Wednesday, extending gains from the previous session on hopes of a request from Spain for a bailout, though weak economic data from China and Europe might keep a lid on gains.

  • *Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. and Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec. Quebec's interest in Quebecor Media Inc. QMI held by cdp for $1.0 billion in cash.

  • *British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has issued a veiled threat to withhold electricity needed to operate controversial oil sands pipelines if the projects do not meet her demands.

  • The clashes broke out two days after Kyrgyzstan's Prime Minister Zhantoro Satybaldiyev travelled to the Kumtor gold mine operated by Canada's Centerra Gold Inc and gave assurances the venture would not be nationalised. "Bureaucrats in the government promised that they would take Kumtor back and it would work for the good of the people...

  • MOSCOW, Oct 3- The following are some of the leading stories in Russia's newspapers on Wednesday. -Russia's transport ministry proposed to spend 410 billion roubles to prepare the country's rail roads for the 2018 World Cup, as the government fails to find 2.6 trillion roubles Russian railways planned to spend earlier, the paper says.

  • TORONTO, Oct 3- The Canadian government and its airlines can make a range of policy changes to slow the tide of 5 million travelers a year that head to the United States for cheaper flights, a think tank report said on Wednesday.

  • BISHKEK, Oct 3- Police clashed with at least 2,000 opposition protesters, some of whom had tried to storm a government building in the centre of Kyrgyzstan's capital on Wednesday. The protesters were demanding that the government nationalises the country's flagship gold venture with Canada.

  • BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan-- Protesters clashed with police and tried to break into a building housing the parliament and government offices in Kyrgyzstan's capital Wednesday during a rally to demand the resignation of the prime minister and other top officials.

  • BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan-- Several hundred people are rallying in the capital of Kyrgyzstan in protest at a major gold miner that has been the source of a series of toxic spills in past years, including a cyanide spill into a river.

  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska-- The $5 bill displayed for decades on Charles Fairbanks IV's wall was long a treasured family heirloom from Alaska. The rare find is expected to fetch as much as $300,000 at auction this month when a Texas auctioneer plans to put it up for bids in Dallas and online as part of the American Numismatic Association National Money Show.

  • TOKYO, Oct 3- Japan Petroleum Exploration. The country's oil and gas needs have spiked after most of Japan's nuclear power stations were shut down due to the Fukushima nuclear disaster, forcing Tokyo to spend millions of dollars more on fuel for electricity generation.

  • *Flaherty expresses frustration on Europe before G7 meeting. Europe is number one, it has to be number one, because it is the clear and present danger and it remains that, "he told reporters. "Things have not gotten better in Europe, because of the lack of action," he added.

  • Concurrent with this transaction, QMI parent Quebecor Inc. will purchase C $500 million of QMI shares from CDP, thereby increasing its equity interest in QMI to 75.36% from 54.72%.

  • OTTAWA, Oct 3- Canada remains under pressure from other countries to contribute to an International Monetary Fund plan to help Europe but has not changed its view that Europe has enough of its own resources, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said on Wednesday. "Europe has enough resources to deal with the issue...

  • *Justin Trudeau becomes Liberal leadership front-runner. MONTREAL, Oct 2- The charismatic son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau declared his candidacy for the leadership of the Liberal Party on Tuesday, hoping to recreate the sort of buzz that made his father prime minister in 1968..

  • HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hong Kong shares are set to open flat to slightly lower after a long weekend as uncertainty over the timing of Spain's request for a bailout and worries about the global economy keep investors on the sidelines.

  • *Justin Trudeau becomes Liberal leadership front-runner. MONTREAL, Oct 2- The charismatic son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau declared his candidacy for the leadership of the Liberal Party on Tuesday, hoping to recreate the sort of buzz that made his father prime minister in 1968..

  • NEW YORK-- Theravance Inc. said Tuesday it formed a partnership with Italian drugmaker Alfa Wassermann SpA to develop its gastrointestinal disorder drug velusetrag. Theravance said the companies will work together on mid-stage clinical testing of the drug.