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Canada Says It Won’t Take Just Any Deal in Nafta Talks

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Canada Says It Won’t Take Just Any Deal in Nafta Talks

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland laid out Canada’s core objectives in a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement and signaled the country won’t accept “just any deal’’ as it prepares for talks to begin later this week. Speaking Monday in Ottawa, Freeland said she hopes the three sides — the U.S., Canada and Mexico — can keep what is good about the current agreement, while using the negotiations to modernize the pact. Among Canada’s six main objectives is a desire...

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NDP to form a government in B.C., Liberals out after 16 years

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NDP to form a government in B.C., Liberals out after 16 years

The NDP will form a minority government in British Columbia after the Liberals were defeated Thursday in a non-confidence vote in the legislature, sending them to the Opposition benches for the first time in 16 years. Premier-designate John Horgan emerged from a meeting with Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon to say he was asked to form a government after reaching a deal with the Green party on a legislative agenda. Horgan, 57, had a wide smile on his face, his supporters erupting into cheers as he...

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What to expect when the B.C. legislature is recalled June 22

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What to expect when the B.C. legislature is recalled June 22

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced last week she would recall the B.C. legislature on June 22 – about six weeks after a provincial election that saw the Liberals fail to secure a majority government.   Normally, after a government is elected, the first order of business is to secure a Speaker. No party is obligated to volunteer one of their members, but if nobody does, experts say another election will likely be called. “What we would normally expect is members would go into the legislature...

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National Apartment Association Recognizes Yardi Founder

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National Apartment Association Recognizes Yardi Founder

Award acknowledges CEO Anant Yardi’s nearly 40 years of work supporting the apartment industry The National Apartment Association (NAA) honored Anant Yardi’s service to the apartment industry with a rare Lifetime Achievement Award. The accolade was presented to Mr. Yardi, Founder and President of Yardi Systems, at a luncheon in National Harbor, Maryland, on Nov. 11. NAA Chairman of the Board Marc Ross presented the award. “The Lifetime Achievement Award is NAA’s most prestigious honor. It is...

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Mayor-elect John Tory unveils his new team

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Mayor-elect John Tory unveils his new team

By: Jennifer Pagliaro City Hall reporter Mayor-elect John Tory is putting a mix of veteran and second-term councillors in top positions in his new administration, but has largely shut out left-leaning voices. Tory — who ran on a promise of uniting the city — will appoint four deputy mayors from four corners of the city and from across the political spectrum. Denzil Minnan-Wong, a fiscally and socially conservative councillor, will serve as the actual deputy mayor, whose role is to act in place...

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Toronto election: 5 things to know

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Toronto election: 5 things to know

Story by: CBC News Like it or not, whether you live in an Etobicoke duplex, a posh condo overlooking Lake Ontario or at the other end of the country, you have probably been unable to avoid hearing about Toronto politics over the past 12 months. It has been, to make the grossest of understatements, an eventful year. But with Monday’s mayoral election, Torontonians will look to the future — either sticking with the legacy of incumbent mayor and controversy magnet Rob Ford, or striking out...

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MARTIN CHARLWOOD TO LEAD FAMILY REAL ESTATE CONGLOMERATE

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MARTIN CHARLWOOD TO LEAD FAMILY REAL ESTATE CONGLOMERATE

Martin Charlwood has a new role at the real estate conglomerate that bears his family name. Vancouver-based Charlwood Pacific Group recently announced it has appointed Martin as CEO of the company’s real estate division. The real estate division includes Century 21 Canada, Century 21 Asia-Pacific, Centum Financial Group and Real Canadian Property Management. Most recently Martin was president and COO of Uniglobe Travel International and vice-chair of Century 21 Canada. During his time at...

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Ottawa names former investment banker as new CMHC chief executive

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Ottawa names former investment banker as new CMHC chief executive

The government has appointed Evan Siddall the new chief executive of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. Mr. Siddall, a former investment banker and special adviser to the governor of the Bank of Canada, will serve a five-year term starting Jan. 1. “His proven financial and capital markets expertise will be of tremendous value to CMHC,” Jason Kenney, minister of employment and social development, who is responsible for the Crown corporation, stated in a press release. Mr. Siddall was born in...

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Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation Names Andrew Jones as Chief Executive Officer

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Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation Names Andrew Jones as Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO – Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its board of directors (the “Board”) has formally appointed Andrew Jones as chief executive officer (“CEO”) effective January 20, 2014. “Given the increased reporting requirements associated with the corporate issuer regime and the steadily increasing role that Andrew has played in shareholder communications, we feel it is an appropriate time to formally appoint Andrew as the Company’s CEO ,”...

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FRPO IS PLEASED TO INTRODUCE YOUR NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

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FRPO IS PLEASED TO INTRODUCE YOUR NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

SCOTT ANDISON has been named President & CEO of the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) as of January 20, 2014. Previously, Scott was with Cushman & Wakefield (Canada) where he was the national practice leader for commercial property tax. He brings extensive government relations, board management, and association leadership experience gained through progressive positions throughout his career. He has held senior director and CEO positions with provincial and...

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