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Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

DAVOS, Switzerland — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country, the main custodian of the oxygen-rich Amazon, could put economic int

TD Ameritrade doubles its fiscal 1Q profit

OMAHA, Neb. — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit more than doubled thanks to the company's 2017 acquisition of rival Scottrade and last fall's increased volatility in the market.
Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

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Correction: Sinclair-New Streaming Service story

NEW YORK — In a story Jan. 16 about Sinclair Broadcast's new streaming service, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the company's ownership of national television networks and channels.
Resolute Forest Products loses most of lawsuit against enviro groups in U.S.

Resolute Forest Products loses most of lawsuit against enviro groups in U.S.

A Montreal-based forestry company has had most of its lawsuit against a group of environmental organizations dismissed by a California judge. The suit was brought by Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace, Stand.Earth and several individuals.
Toronto stock market breaks 12-day rally on global growth concerns

Toronto stock market breaks 12-day rally on global growth concerns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index snapped its longest rally in nearly five years on Tuesday as concerns were stoked about slowing global economic growth. The S&P/TSX composite index's streak ended at 12 days by closing down 120.

Ontario premier defends carbon tax recession claims in wake of criticism

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford doubled down Tuesday on his warning that a federal carbon tax will trigger a recession, despite mounting criticism from opponents and economists who called his claim baseless.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,233.76, down 120.40 points ). RNC Materials Corp. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Down five cents, or 7.46 per cent, to 62 cents on 18.1 million shares.
Alberta government to partially backstop new $2-billion bitumen upgrader

Alberta government to partially backstop new $2-billion bitumen upgrader

CALGARY — The Alberta government is providing a $440-million loan guarantee to help a Calgary-based company build a bitumen upgrader east of Edmonton. Value Creation Inc.
New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries

New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries

VANCOUVER — Health Canada unveiled a radically new food guide Tuesday that eliminates food groups, encourages plant-based foods over meat and dairy products, and is likely to force changes across the country's agricultural industry.
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