Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said developing the world’s third-largest pool of oil reserves is as difficult as building China’s Great Wall. Chinese companies may find themselves outside looking in.
Canadian Industry Minister James Moore, facing criticism from phone companies, business groups and unions, said he’s not convinced changes are needed to the rules or timing of the government’s wireless spectrum auction.
Canadian Industry Minister James Moore said it’s up to BlackBerry Ltd. to pull off a turnaround on its own, signaling the government has no plans to intervene in the struggling smartphone maker’s future.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is turning his government’s focus to consumer issues such as the cost of telephone and cable TV as he prepares to outline his agenda for the last two years of his mandate amid a slowdown in economic growth.
Canadian Industry Minister James Moore said the federal government doesn’t plan to change the rules of an auction of wireless airwaves set for January after Verizon Communications Inc. said it won’t expand into Canada.