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Oct 2- CML HealthCare Inc:. *To divest its diagnostic imaging business in Alberta by selling the. operations to Canada diagnostic centres.
Oct 2- Northern Oil and Gas Inc:. *Says increased the borrowing base from $300 million to $350 million. bank of Nova Scotia, Ing Capital.
*A witness before Quebec's corruption probe sketched out an elaborate portrait of bribes and kickbacks reaching from major Montreal construction firms to top city employees and into the political party of Mayor GÃ©rald Tremblay.
*Forties bid up to dated plus 30 cents. LONDON, Oct 2- North Sea Forties crude differentials drew further support on Tuesday from firmer bids and additional supply glitches to October-loading cargoes. *Total bid for an Oct 25-29 Forties at datd plus 30 cents and also bid for an Oct. 18-24 Forties at dated plus 30 cents.
*NDP says China's Politburo names CNOOC's officers. OTTAWA, Oct 2- Canada's main opposition party urged the Conservative government on Tuesday not to rubber-stamp a bid by China's CNOOC Ltd to buy oil company Nexen Inc without public consultations, saying opinion had hardened against the deal.
LOS ANGELES-- Music subscription service Rdio is looking to dispel the notion that streaming services underpay artists for their work. Starting Tuesday, it will start paying musicians $10 for every person they convince through social media to sign up for an Rdio plan. For $10 a month, they allow users to stream an unlimited number of songs on mobile devices.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Hedge fund manager William Ackman is blaming Procter& Gamble's top management for the consumer products company's problems, but said he understands the board wants to give the CEO more time to repair years of damage.
TORONTO, Oct 1- Toronto's theater district and the skyline of Canada's biggest city will be transformed by star architect Frank Gehry as a tribute to the city in which he spent his childhood under an ambitious plan unveiled on Monday. "These towers can become a symbol of what Toronto can be," Mirvish told a news conference. "
Oct 1- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said chief operations officer Mike Franczak resigned effective immediately, the latest top executive to leave Canada's second-largest railroad.
*SEC can't impose limits on HFT without consensus-official. *Retail investors looking for SEC to lead on HFT reform.
--AdvancePierre Foods is refinancing its existing debt and paying a special dividend to its shareholders. Rating Action On Oct. 1, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its' B' corporate credit rating on Cincinnati, Ohio- based AdvancePierre Foods Inc. The rating outlook is stable.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Hedge fund manager Mick McGuire is betting on an eventual housing recovery by owning stakes in an aerospace and defense company, a sugar farming conglomerate and a land developer. While investments in GenCorp, Alexander& Baldwin.
*CAW is only Air Canada union not yet backing pension deal* Says expects government to respond to concerns by Friday OTTAWA, Oct 1- The most vocal union at Air Canada. The Canadian Auto Workers Airline Local 2002, which represents 3,800 employees, said it expects Air Canada to respond to its concerns by Friday.
TORONTO, Oct 1- Canada's main stock index rose moderately on Monday, after touching a one-week high, as optimism over better-than-expected U.S. data was tempered by signs of economic weakness in Asia and evidence of a new recession in the euro zone. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.
*Alberta premier sees "a lot of benefit" for province. OTTAWA, Oct 1- The premier of the oil-rich province of Alberta said she sees benefits from the proposed $15.1 billion sale of Canadian oil producer Nexen Inc to a Chinese state-owned company, but a survey published on Monday showed half the country's executives would oppose a no-strings deal.
TORONTO, Oct 1- Canada's main stock index rose moderately on Monday, after seeing a one-week high, as signs of economic weakness in Asia and evidence of a new recession in the euro zone tempered optimism over better-than-expected U.S. data. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.
TORONTO, Oct 1- Canada's main stock index rose moderately on Monday, but eased from a one-week high as signs of economic weakness in China and evidence of a new recession in the euro zone weighed offset better-than-expected U.S. data. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index. unofficially closed up 52.73 points, or 0.43 percent, at 12,370.19.
OTTAWA, Oct 1- Canada's House of Commons will vote on an opposition motion on Wednesday demanding that the government hold public consultations on the $15.1 billion bid by China's CNOOC Ltd to take over Canadian oil company Nexen Inc, the opposition New Democratic Party said on Monday.
MONTREAL, Oct 1- Quebec's newly-elected government looks ready to revisit a controversial plan to hike personal income taxes and slash the exemption for capital gains retroactively. Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau said late on Sunday he was weighing changes to the plan after receiving numerous complaints.
TORONTO, Oct 1- AOL Inc entered the mobile gaming market with a social video guessing game available on Apple's iPhone that uses voice recognition technology to keep players from cheating.