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 afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and wordcounts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact 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:

Aleksandra Sagan will update her story on plunging Vancouver home sales.

David Paddon will writethru his story on the health of pension plans amid a sinking stock market.

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TOP STORIES:

StatCan warns about U.S. government shutdown

StatCan-Govt-Shutdown

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada is warning the partial shutdown of the U.S. government could have an impact on the agency's ability to release a complete picture of trade between North America's largest trading partners.Each country has been using the other's import data to produce its export statistics since 1990. PHOTO.

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A dark past can make property a tough sell

Money-Monitor

TORONTO -- It was a "stunning" property in the heart of downtown Toronto, but for broker Caroline Baile it was a tough sell.That's because the home had been the site of a recent murder, a domestic dispute turned fatal. Baile would tell potential buyers about the tragic death that took place, but the property's story was already well known thanks to intense media coverage of the crime. PHOTO.

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Pension plans hurt by Q4 stock decline

Canadian-Pensions

TORONTO -- Two of Canada's largest pension advisory firms say the financial health of defined benefit plans was eroded in the fourth quarter by a combination of weak stock markets and low long-term interest rates.Mercer Canada and Aon each concluded in separate reports Thursday that fewer than half of the country's defined benefit pension plans were fully funded at the turn of the new year. PHOTO. Will be updated with quotes, details

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Vancouver home sales fall nearly 32% in 2018

Vancouver-Real-Estate

VANCOUVER -- The total number of homes sold in Metro Vancouver in 2018 fell to its lowest level since 2000 as detached home prices fell nearly eight per cent over the course of the year. …

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