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Bracing for looming lumber war, B.C. town cautiously hopeful

Bracing for uncertainty under the new U.S. administration, British Columbia’s lumber producers are hoping diversification will be the key to survival. They already made profound changes to the industry over the past 10 years, moving away from a total reliance on the American market in the wake of a lumber war between Canada and the U.S. In 2015, B.C. sent 21 ...

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Canadian energy firms at risk from cyber, bomb attacks: CSIS

Canada’s main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document obtained by Reuters. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service warning last May highlights an additional risk for the energy sector, where opposition to pipelines ...

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Canadian oilpatch worried by possible Trump border tax on crude

Canadian oil industry leaders are trying to get a better idea what the impact of a new import tax in the United States would be on Canada’s energy sector if the Trump administration embraces it. The tax would essentially make Canadian oil and gas more expensive for U.S. refineries to buy, and there are serious concerns about potential ramifications including whether ...

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Air Canada software outage temporarily halts check-ins

New Multiple airports affected, but ‘issue is now resolved and operations are returning to normal’ CBC News Posted: Jan 17, 2017 12:15 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017 12:19 PM ET Related Stories Air Canada experienced software problems that briefly halted all kiosk operations at airports across the country on Tuesday. The outage made it impossible to check in ...

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