Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

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Business News Advisory




Here are the CP Business Department's late plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email Business Editor Lee-Anne Goodman at, Assistant Business Editor Tara Brautigam at, or the department at We can also be reached at 416-507-2138.


We'll have a story soon on Finance Minister Bill Morneau's events in Quebec


Youth jobs plan left out of budget


OTTAWA -- A high-profile Liberal election pledge designed to encourage employers to hire young people failed to make the cut in last week's federal budget. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed during the campaign to offer a 12-month holiday on employment insurance premiums to employers who give permanent jobs to people aged 18-24. PHOTO. Will be writethru. Moves National and Business; guard against duplication


Arctic exploration permits may not be valid


UNDATED -- Environmentalists say talks on creating a third national marine conservation area are being held up over Arctic offshore energy exploration permits that may not legally exist. "Looking at the permits, it looks like the rights expired in 1979," said Alex Speers-Roesch of Greenpeace. PHOTO. Moves Business and National. 700 words. By Bob Weber.


Baazov takes leave as Amaya CEO, chairman


MONTREAL -- David Baazov is taking an indefinite paid leave of absence as CEO and chairman of Amaya Inc., owner of the PokerStars online gambling business. Amaya said Baazov is taking the leave voluntarily to focus on his response to allegations against him by Quebec's stock market regulator and prepare an offer to buy the Montreal-based company. Moves Business and National. 500 words.


QQ browser may put personal data at risk


TORONTO -- A popular web browser in China may be putting the personal information of hundreds of millions of users at risk, a new report has found.Tencent's QQ browser has 853 million monthly active users, according to the company's most recent public figures. The majority of its users live in China and other countries in Asia. 370 words.


CRTC invites comments on 9-1-1 upgrade


OTTAWA -- The Canadian public is being invited to comment on changes for the next generation of 911 phone service for emergencies.Features under consideration include text messages, photos and videos that can be sent to 911 operators. Moves Business and National; guard against duplication. 100 words.


New Brunswick not lifting fracking moratorium


FREDERICTON -- New Brunswick's energy and mines minister says the province won't lift a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing until all the government's conditions are met. …

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