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Doctors moonlighting as inventors face unique hurdles to commercialization

Doctors moonlighting as inventors face unique hurdles to commercialization

TORONTO — In Dr. Joao Rezende-Neto's 25-year career as a trauma surgeon, he's only twice dealt with patients who insisted on forking over big bucks to buy equipment for a procedure.

Old Harry case has 'far-reaching implications for Canadian oceans': activist

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Environmentalists fearing the consequences of an oil spill in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, home to thousands of marine species, went to court Monday to fight an offshore exploration licence.

Questions raised after fire destroys firm's second fish plant this month

CAP-PELE, N.B. — For the second time in just 17 days, a New Brunswick fish processor has lost a major plant to fire, but the company is downplaying speculation of foul play.
Barrick's makes hostile bid for Newmont as talks on partnership fall apart

Barrick's makes hostile bid for Newmont as talks on partnership fall apart

TORONTO — A simmering dispute between world's two largest gold miners erupted publicly Monday as Barrick Gold Corp. formally made a hostile US$18-billion bid to merge with Newmont Mining Corp.
Buffett praises potential successors, but no plans to retire

Buffett praises potential successors, but no plans to retire

OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy continues growing although the rate of improvement has slowed, and the ongoing U.S. trade dispute remains a concern.
Loyalty program Aimia expects big tax bill after audit by Canada Revenue Agency

Loyalty program Aimia expects big tax bill after audit by Canada Revenue Agency

MONTREAL — Loyalty program Aimia Inc. says it expects to pay a bill of about $30 million plus another $5 million in interest following an audit by the Canada Revenue Agency.

Alberta Ponzi scheme operators ordered to pay more than $4 million

CALGARY — The Alberta Securities Commission says the owner and an employee of a mortgage company that attracted $137 million from investors while operating as a Ponzi scheme must pay more than $4 million in penalties, disgorgements of ill-gotten gain
Vietnam vows 'maximum level' security for Trump-Kim summit

Vietnam vows 'maximum level' security for Trump-Kim summit

HANOI, Vietnam — With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on an armoured train barrelling through China toward Vietnam's capital, and U.S.
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