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Forest service plans large sale of Alaskan old growth timber

JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Forest Service is planning the largest sale of Alaska old growth timber in years.
Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist who served as a top adviser in two Democratic administrations and was an authority on the labour market, has died, according to a statement from the university Monday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,251.37, up 111.02 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 43 cents, or 3.35 per cent, to $13.26 on 36.7 million shares.
Toronto stock market hits nearly seven-month high on rise in crude oil price

Toronto stock market hits nearly seven-month high on rise in crude oil price

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index returned to its highest closing in nearly seven months on Monday as the price of oil surpassed US$59 per barrel for the first time since November. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 111.02 points to 16,251.
Manulife wins legal fight with hedge fund Mosten over insurance contracts

Manulife wins legal fight with hedge fund Mosten over insurance contracts

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp.
N.B.'s minority Tory government to hand down first budget Tuesday

N.B.'s minority Tory government to hand down first budget Tuesday

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's minority government will hand down its first budget Tuesday, saying it will offer the hard decisions needed to balance the province's finances.
Warner Bros.' chief Tsujihara steps down following scandal

Warner Bros.' chief Tsujihara steps down following scandal

NEW YORK — Warner Bros.
WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance after Boeing 737 Max grounded

WestJet suspends 2019 financial guidance after Boeing 737 Max grounded

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines is suspending its 2019 financial guidance following the grounding of its 13 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft by regulators in Canada and the United States due to safety concerns.

Foxconn says Wisconsin factory will be operational in 2020

MADISON, Wis. — Foxconn Technology Group said Monday that its manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be producing flat-screen panels by the end of 2020, with construction starting later this year.
Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

NEW YORK — Apple has unveiled a new iPad that's thinner and slightly larger than its current entry-level tablet. The new iPad Air will cost $499 and sport a screen that measures 10.5 inches diagonally. That compares with the standard, 9.
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