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Rona Ambrose sticks to partisan clichés: Goar

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Rona Ambrose, interim leader of the Conservative party, had to denounce Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's plan to trade warplanes in the skies over Iraq for boots on the ground as “a shameful step backward from our proud traditions.
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Rona-Lowe's deal, UberX flap dominate 1st question period of 2016 at National Assembly - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Quebec's MNAs took part in the first question period of the year as the session resumed today at the National Assembly. As expected, Parti Québécois Leader Pierre Karl Péladeau continued his attack on the Couillard government over the Rona-Lowe's ...
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Lowe's Rona deal faces Quebec opposition

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The agreement provides for a cash purchase price of $24 per share and $20 per preferred share. The offer represents a premium of 104 per cent to Rona's closing common share price Tuesday and a 38 per cent premium to its 52-week trading high $17.36.
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Why Lowe's Companies, Inc. Buying Rona Inc. Is Good Business

The Motley Fool Canada - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW), showed the market last week that persistence has a way of paying off, and when it comes to making an acquisition, it is all about timing.

Postscript: Rona's sale is a vote of confidence in Quebec

CTV News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
To hear some describe it, it is Hardware Heresy.The Quincaillerie caper. It's as if the Americans had stormed Rona and Reno with regiments of troops wearing red Lowe's vests armed with nail, glue and caulking guns ready to strip Quebec of its home reno ...

Rona takeover bid gives Gazette portfolio a boost

Montreal Gazette - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
One of the longtime holdings in the basket of 15 Quebec-based companies, hardware chain Rona Inc., last week announced a friendly takeover offer of $3.2 billion from U.S.
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Stocking major appliances at Rona a key to Lowe's ambitious goal

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The president of the Canadian division of U.S. retailer Lowe's Cos. Inc., which revealed this week a $3.2-billion deal to acquire hardware rival Rona Inc., is tasked with doubling its operating profit in this country in five years. Already the company ...

Rona to open five new stores as Lowe's takeover offer navigates competition watchdog - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
BOUCHERVILLE, Que—Rona Inc. is not sitting on its hands while awaiting the green-light from the regulators and shareholders on a $3.2 billion takeover offer from Lowe's.
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Lowe's measured twice before Quebec cut Rona free

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
This is just one of the ironies in Lowe's friendly $3.2-billion takeover of Quebec hardware icon Rona Inc., almost four years after the North Carolina-based home-reno giant's hostile bid for the chain was unanimously panned by panicking politicians ...
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Rona Ambrose brands Liberal changes to ISIS mission 'shameful' - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose says it's "shameful" that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pulling back from the combat mission against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, even as the United States lauds the new Canadian contribution.
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Rona CEO's equity holdings to increase $14-million with Lowe's deal

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
At $24 a share, the U.S. retailer's bid for Rona came in at more than double Tuesday's close, pushing the value of Mr. Sawyer's options to $5.4-million at that price.

Bulldog Rona's Perth dream

Fox Sports - ‎7 hours ago‎
REPRESENTING his country of birth in the city he developed his game could become a reality for Perth-bred NRL star Curtis Rona this year. The Canterbury Bulldogs winger was rewarded for his breakout season - where he scored the second-most tries in ...

Rona Ambrose questions raising HST in New Brunswick budget - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Federal interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose is questioning the New Brunswick government's decision to raise the HST to 15 per cent.
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Rona Ambrose easing rifts with Atlantic Canadian Tories, says MLA - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Interim federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose met with all four Atlantic Progressive Conservative leaders Saturday morning, a meeting members of Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative party say hasn't happened in 20 years.

Rona takeover to have no immediate impact in Sudbury, company says - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
On Nov. 12, 2015, workers at the Sudbury Rona store were locked out after more than nine months of negotiations failed to result in a new collective agreement.

RONA inc. announces the opening of three new Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec

EPR Retail News (press release) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Boucherville, Quebec, 2016-Feb-11 - /EPR Retail News/ - RONA inc. (TSX: RON, RON.PR.A) is announcing the opening of three new Réno-Dépôt stores in Quebec (Boucherville, Trois-Rivières and Valleyfield), along with two new RONA stores ...

Rona Ambrose clear on bridge tolls; on both or none, Prime Minister

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Interim federal Conservative leader Rona Ambrose was well prepared for the question on tolls for the Confederation Bridge. She was on P.E.

Justin Trudeau should never have lifted toll on Champlain Bridge: Rona Ambrose

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should never have promised to eliminate the toll on the Champlain Bridge in Montreal, says interim federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose. Making that promise in the middle of the election campaign put the bridge's ...
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At the open: TSX rises amid higher oil prices, Rona deal

The Globe and Mail - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Shares of Rona Inc. jumped 99.1 per cent to $23.43 after U.S. home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc. announced it is aiming to buy Quebec-based company for $3.2-billion cash in a friendly deal supported by the directors and management of both ...
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Rona Ambrose on PEI leg of Atlantic Canada Tory rebranding tour - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Interim federal Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose is on P.E.I. Monday as part of her Atlantic Canada pre-budget consultation tour.