Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

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Business News Advisory

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Here are the CP Business Department's early 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 contact business editor Sunny Freeman at 416-507-2185 or sunny.freeman@thecanadianpress.com or assistant business editor Jody White at 416-507-2024 or jody.white@thecanadianpress.com. We can also be reached at 416-507-2138.

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COVERING:

We'll have a story on Sobeys CEO's demand that Loblaw CEO Galen Weston retract his statement implicating Sobeys in the price-fixing affair.

We'll also cover the Department of Finance's latest Fiscal Monitor, which will be released at 11 a.m.

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TOP STORIES:

October GDP unchanged from September: StatCan

Statcan-GDP

OTTAWA -- Canada's economy apparently took a pause in October, with gross domestic product unchanged from the previous month.Statistics Canada says goods-producing industries were down 0.4 per cent from September figures and service-producing industries were up 0.2 per cent.

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Transcontinental to end printing Hearst paper

Transcontinental-Hearst

MONTREAL -- Transcontinental Inc. (TSX:TCL.A) is transferring its printing operations in Fremont, Calif., back to the Hearst publishing organization as their multi-year outsourcing agreement comes to a close next spring.The Montreal-based company will receive US$42.8 million cash as compensation for early termination of their printing agreement for the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as the sale of some equipment and for services rendered. PHOTO.

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Wind turbines giving energy workers new careers

YEAR-Windmill-Technician

LETHBRIDGE -- The winds of change are pushing Mark Kokas in a new career direction.Nearly two years after being laid off as an electrician in Alberta's flailing oil and gas sector, the 42-year-old is training to become a wind turbine technician. PHOTO. Moves Business and National; GUARD against duplication

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OSC charges Toronto businessman with fraud

OSC-Fraud-Charge

TORONTO -- Police are seeking to arrest a Toronto businessman charged with the fraudulent sale of hundreds of millions of dollars of securities to Chinese citizens. …

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