Operating profits decreased in 15 of 22 industries, with manufacturing leading decline
The two companies have agreed to co-ordinate the sourcing of feedstock and selling of products.
S&P/TSX composite index slipped 12.81 points to 12,049.7, Canadian dollar up .08 of a cent
Excluding aircraft and other transportation goods, orders dropped 0.4 per cent
Goals include reducing carbon footprint, improving energy and water efficiency.
Alterrus VertiCrop facility expected to produce more than 150,000 pounds of produce annually
Canadian Labour Congress claims unionized workers earn $793-million more collectively each week
258,000 job vacancies over period, increase of 22,000 from same period in 2011
Overall manufacturing sales drop to $48.9-billion in June, 0.4 per cent lower than previous month
U.S. accounts for 40 per cent of world corn, 35 per cent of world soybean production