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Get Cut At Hot Rod's Chop Shop

Hot Rod’s Chop Shop on Folsom Boulevard in East Sacramento is a local gem. Whether it’s the hole-in-the-wall location, tucked behind the Hilltop Tavern, or the quality, no BS shaves and cuts, or maybe the old school barbers themselves, Ritchie and Hot Rod, it’ll only take one visit to make you a regular. 578 more words


Russian newsprint is hurting producers here

Low-cost Russian newsprint is biting a big piece out of North American producers’ traditional export markets in Asia and Latin America – especially India.

The Russian shipments, offered at prices reflecting the Ukraine sanctions and the ruble’s 50 per cent drop against the U.S.dollar, added to a rough 2015 start for the North American newsprint industry, analysts said Wednesday. 236 more words


CP Rail will use management to maintain 100 per cent capacity in event of another strike: Harrison

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.’s practice of training managers to drive and load trains means the company will be able to operate without a hitch in the event of a future rail strike, said CEO Hunter Harrison on Wednesday. 459 more words

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Argex awards contract to Spanish firm

Montreal’s Argex Titanium Inc. has awarded a first-phase engineering and design contract for its 50,000 tonnes-a-year Valleyfield titanium dioxide plant to Madrid-based international contractor Tecnicas Reunidas Group. 109 more words


After 7 years, Qatar gives up waiting on Bombardier C-Series

By Andrea Rothman

The long courtship between Qatar Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker and Bombardier Inc.’s CSeries jet ended Wednesday after the Persian Gulf carrier said it got tired of waiting. 274 more words


CFIB says premier being too "coy" with PST denials

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is calling on Alberta Premier Jim Prentice to make a final, firm commitment that his government will not introduce a provincial sales tax. 395 more words


Q&A: Conference board economist discusses bleak outlook for Alberta

Of all the forecasts for the Alberta economy this year, the Conference Board of Canada’s is among the grimmest.

It says the province will fall into a… 811 more words