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Senate tech critic tells Facebook CEO: Sell message services

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s most vocal critic of the tech industry offered…

Walgreens, Google affiliate to launch drone delivery test

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put…

Airbnb says it will go public in 2020

Airbnb Inc. said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020, a…

Understanding weather risks for home insurance as premiums, coverage shift

TORONTO — As the immediate impacts of hurricane Dorian fade from the…

MAP: Red Deer Open Houses for Sept. 20-22

Plan your open house viewings with the attached map of listings in…

Dominion Energy plans 220 turbine offshore wind project

RICHMOND, Va. — Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to seek approval to…

  • Sep 19, 2019

Japan court: TEPCO execs not guilty of nuke crisis liability

TOKYO — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives…

  • Sep 19, 2019

A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate…

Striking workers question whether UAW leaders can be trusted

ROMULUS, Mich. — The strike against General Motors by the United Auto…

Canadian inflation decelerates to 1.9 per cent in August as gas prices weaken

OTTAWA — Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed slightly to 1.9 per cent…

Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

The Alberta government’s cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning products from…

Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers as U.S. strike continues

OSHAWA, Ont. — About 1,200 General Motors employees at the company’s assembly…

Tim Hortons dropping Beyond Meat products from menus except in Ontario and B.C.

TORONTO — Apparently, Beyond Meat burgers don’t go that well with Tim…

Air Canada trails global peers in fee revenue, but Aeroplan poised to boost it

MONTREAL — All those checked bags, seating upgrades and onboard snacks you…

Couche-Tard wants to be a player in the sale of cannabis

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. wants to be one of the…

NY lawmaker wants ban on plastic toiletry bottles in hotels

ALBANY, N.Y. — There’s a new push to ban those tiny plastic…

Canadian inflation decelerates to 1.9 per cent in August as gas prices weaken

OTTAWA — Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed slightly to 1.9 per cent…

Iran tells US retaliation looms if targeted for Saudi attack

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has warned the U.S. it will retaliate “immediately”…

  • Sep 18, 2019

FedEx profit falls, company cites uncertainty over trade

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Profit at FedEx fell 11% in its fiscal first…

Former Canopy co-CEO Bruce Linton sees big opportunity in psychedelics

Canopy Growth Corp.’s co-founder and recently ousted co-chief executive has his eye…