loonie


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the basic unit of money in Canada

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Hotels in Bellingham may be impacted by the weak loonie as shoppers take advantage of low gas prices and avoid overnight trips.
Readers will recognize this as the proverbial Dutch Disease--the global demand for energy drives up Canadian energy prices and export volumes, which in turn serves to appreciate the loonie and devastate the export potential of the Canadian manufacturing sector.
Three, housing (Canadian timber), Detroit vehicle sales (Ontario auto components) and the shale oil boom (Alberta oil and gas) are the catalysts for a US economic renaissance that all suggest loonie strength relative to other commodity currencies not leveraged to the Land of the Brave and Home of the Free.
From the moment he arrived on campus, Loonie was an impressive frontcourt presence for the Engineers, who went 62-37 during his four seasons.
Amazing Grace: The Sequel would allow us to truly imagine how lives can be transformed in aboriginal communities across Canada, one loonie at a time and one person at a time.
A loonie is a hendecagon, meaning that it is an 11-sided polygon.
Experts who track the exchange rate with Canada have said for years that the loonie was undervalued.
If the loonie matches or exceeds the American dollar, it will be a "phenomenal issue.
Richard Gwyn wrote in The Toronto Star at the time that giving up the loonie "would entail a massive surrender of national sovereignty, such as giving up any say in our interest rates.
Since last October, a loonie pot jackpot has grown to reach almost $500,000.
And the symbolism of separatism, as manifest in the wonderfully colorful posters for the "Oui" side of the current referendum campaign, is no longer revolution, but peace symbols, daisies, and a loonie.
Increased foreign competition, appreciating Canadian loonie, and rising input prices have exerted enormous pressure on OEMs profit margins.
Among his special guests are fellow Cebuano singer Morissette Amon, rapper Loonie and Kiana Valenciano.
One obstacle is the presence of deep discounters eager to increase their market share since the loonie, as the currency is commonly known, began to tumble in value last year.
06 against the greenback has proven highly profitable, now that the loonie -- as it is also known -- has depreciated to 1.