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Canada-China FIPPA agreement may be unconstitutional, treaty law expert says

Canada-China FIPPA agreement may be unconstitutional, treaty law expert says | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
Giving China the right to sue BC if it changes course on Enbridge Northern Gateway could be unconstitutional, warns international investment law expert Gus Van Harten.
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Nexen takeover by CNOOC ‘somewhat mixed’ — DBRS | Canadian Manufacturing

The net benefit of a $15.1-billion takeover of Nexen by CNOOC is mixed because it offers limited direct financial benefits but may help trade relations, says DBRS.
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Oil sands: Investors spooked as Ottawa throws deals into question | Investing | Financial Post

Oil sands: Investors spooked as Ottawa throws deals into question | Investing | Financial Post | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
The federal government indicated it might consider a revised offer by Malaysian state-owned Petronas, but analysts are already warning the initial rejection will have wider repercussions for the Canadian stock market...
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Benefits of CNOOC’s Nexen takeover would be more political than economic: DBRS | Energy | News | Financial Post

Benefits of CNOOC’s Nexen takeover would be more political than economic: DBRS | Energy | News | Financial Post | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
The political benefits of approving the $15.1-billion bid from Chinese state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. to buy Calgary-based oil producer Nexen Inc.
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CNOOC-Nexen: decision on Chinese takeover pivotal for Harper agenda | CanadianBusiness.com

CNOOC-Nexen: decision on Chinese takeover pivotal for Harper agenda | CanadianBusiness.com | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - As a former deputy minister at Industry Canada, there was no one in government who knew the Investment Canada Act more intimately than Paul B...
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The Advantages of High Interest Rates

The Advantages of High Interest Rates | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
The Advantages Of High Interest Rates. Higher interest rates increase the cost of borrowing money, but they also raise the income of people who are dependent on retirement funds or bond portfolios for their income.
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Tough to win in the court of public opinion

Tough to win in the court of public opinion | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
The power of social media can be used to turn public sentiment against deals...
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Woodhead: Bell shouldn't be allowed to buy Astrals assets

Woodhead: Bell shouldn't be allowed to buy Astrals assets | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
For more than a month, consumer protection groups, unions and companies — including ours — have been warning Canadians about the dangers of allowing Bell Canada’s purchase of Astral to proceed.
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Not Buying Harper Government's Tactics On Nexen Deal

Not Buying Harper Government's Tactics On Nexen Deal | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - The New Democrats are criticizing the Harper government for extending a review of the controversial takeover bid of oil producer Nexen.
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Nexen-CNOOC deal: Eight questions

Nexen-CNOOC deal: Eight questions | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
Is Stephen Harper’s government genuinely reviewing CNOOC’s takeover bid or just tweaking its rationale for acceptance?
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CNOOC-Nexen review extended until December 10 | Energy | News | Financial Post

CNOOC-Nexen review extended until December 10 | Energy | News | Financial Post | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
The extension will give Canada more time to articulate broad guidelines on foreign takeovers of Canadian companies.
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Maybe we're exploiting China | CanadianBusiness.com

Maybe we're exploiting China | CanadianBusiness.com | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
The fact that any company would make a bid for Calgary's Nexen right now is shocking.
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Ten ways to benefit from low interest rates - Telegraph

Ten ways to benefit from low interest rates - Telegraph | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
Interest rates are at a 300 year low and there is a high chnace that they will fall below 2pc in the New Year. While this is bad news for savers it could be good news for borrowers.
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Are Low Interest Rates a Solution or a Problem?

Are Low Interest Rates a Solution or a Problem? | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
Interest rates have been at historic lows for over a decade and now Operation Twist is moving to keep it that way for a few more years. Unfortunately, this could have some unintended consequences for the global economy.
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Have You Been Taken Over By Bell? Take The Test To Find Out

Have You Been Taken Over By Bell? Take The Test To Find Out | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
Have you been taken over by Bell Media? The Rick Mercer Report is offering a simple way to find out for sure.
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CBC opposes Bell's plan to buy Astral

CBC opposes Bell's plan to buy Astral | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
CBC/Radio-Canada is the latest media company to come out against the planned merger between Bell and Astral Media.
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Competitors try to block Bell Canada from buying Astral Media

Competitors try to block Bell Canada from buying Astral Media | Business and Government class | Scoop.it
Media providers will tell the CRTC that Bell Canada’s market share, if it succeeds in buying Astral Media, will damage the Canadian media industry.
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