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Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threat for mining companies

Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threat for mining companies

TORONTO — The killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso is drawing attention to the deteriorating security situation in the country and the risks resource firms face in unstable regions.
TSX streak hits 10th straight day on hopeful sign about U.S.-China trade

TSX streak hits 10th straight day on hopeful sign about U.S.-China trade

TORONTO — The winning streak of Canada's main stock market continued for a 10th straight day Thursday as early energy losses dissipated and investors saw a hopeful sign ahead of trade talks resuming later this month between the U.S. and China.
Global trade tensions fuel St. Lawrence seaway shipments as grain demand soars

Global trade tensions fuel St. Lawrence seaway shipments as grain demand soars

MONTREAL — The St. Lawrence Seaway saw its highest cargo numbers since 2007 last year, propelled by a spike in grain shipments and global tariff wars that worked in Canada's favour. Traffic hit 40.
Ryerson and MLSE announce sports-tech startups chosen for incubator

Ryerson and MLSE announce sports-tech startups chosen for incubator

TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and Ryerson University are funding a handful of tech startups to foster sports industry innovation and if they're lucky, the early-stage ventures might get to pilot their products with top sports teams an
Competition commissioner urges B.C. to change liquor policy, lowering prices

Competition commissioner urges B.C. to change liquor policy, lowering prices

OTTAWA — Canada's interim competition commissioner is urging B.C. to change its liquor policy to allow more competition, spark innovation and lower prices. Matthew Boswell writes in an open letter to B.C.
'We're suffering:' China-Canada tourism may slow amid political drama

'We're suffering:' China-Canada tourism may slow amid political drama

VANCOUVER — Canadian tour operators specializing in travel to China say the growing diplomatic rift between the two countries is scaring their clients away, while those that bring Chinese tourists to Canada foresee a similar drop in interest that cou
Les Moonves to challenge CBS severance denial

Les Moonves to challenge CBS severance denial

NEW YORK — Former CBS CEO Les Moonves is fighting the company's decision to deny his $120 million severance package following his firing over sexual misconduct allegations.
Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition

Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition

LONDON — A weakened but defiant Prime Minister Theresa May met lawmakers from Britain's rival Brexit factions Thursday to try to forge a replacement for her rejected European Union exit plan.
Husky shares rise and MEG stock plunges after oilsands takeover offer withdrawn

Husky shares rise and MEG stock plunges after oilsands takeover offer withdrawn

CALGARY — Shares in MEG Energy Corp. plunged Thursday after Husky Energy Inc. abandoned its hostile takeover bid for the company.

Google to invest in solar farms in Tennessee, Alabama

NASHVILLE — Google plans to invest in Tennessee and Alabama solar farms under a deal with the Tennessee Valley Authority. Google announced Wednesday that it will buy 413 megawatts of output from 1.
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