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BlackBerry Ltd investors growing weary as stock slips 4%

  • Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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No one ever said BlackBerry Ltd.’s turnaround was going to be easy, but investors are starting to grow weary from waiting on better days after another earnings miss from the country’s beleaguered tech darling on Tuesday.


“The jury is still out,” Bob Sewell, chief executive at Bellwether Investment Management in Oakville, Ont., said. “We don’t currently own it, but it is such an iconic name in Canada you can’t help but follow it and continue to hope that it will ....

Le Chateau asks founder for another loan this one for 15 million

  • Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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MONTREAL — Le Chateau is once again turning to its founder to finance the fashion retailer’s operations and store renovations.


Instead of tapping banks, Herschel Segal is providing a $15-million loan on top of the $10 million the majority shareholder forked over previously.


The loans are secured by the company’s property and rank only behind its $800-million revolving credit facility. They will earn the lesser of double the Royal Bank’s prime rate or 7 ....

Outdoor photography tips using your smartphone

  • Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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(NC) Canadian summers can be unpredictable, so it's important to make the most of the outdoors and get outside while the weather is nice.


You don't need an expensive camera with multiple functions to take a great photo. Check out these simple tips and tricks to take the perfect outdoor photograph on your smartphone.


Find the right lighting. To take the best ....