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Consumers could be collateral damage if U.S. expands tariffs

WASHINGTON — For many Americans, U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade war may…

Maker of OxyContin gets hit with another state lawsuit

Maker of OxyContin gets hit with another state lawsuit PHILADELPHIA — The…

Disney takes over Hulu from Comcast as stream wars heat up

NEW YORK — Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast,…

Labor official: Pro-company unions will melt away in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — A federal labour official said Tuesday that a majority…

  • May 14, 2019

Aeroplan sale boosts Aimia’s first-quarter profit to $1.05B as revenue stream thins

MONTREAL — Aimia Inc. is seeking to seize on targeted advertising trends…

Cannabis company Aphria says president Jakob Ripshtein resigning June 7

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Cannabis company Aphria Inc. announced Tuesday that Jakob Ripshtein,…

Power Corp. of Canada shareholders reject say-on-pay proposal

TORONTO — Shareholders of Power Corp of Canada voted down a say-on-pay…

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone

Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a…

  • May 14, 2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Araba said drones attacked one of…

  • May 14, 2019

Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co.…

U.S.-Canada border transfers raise fear of delayed crossings

DERBY LINE, Vt. — Hundreds of border agents from across the U.S.…

Investigation of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency debacle turns up just $28 million

HALIFAX — After three months of investigating, the accounting firm trying to…

Onex to add airline business with deal to buy WestJet for $3.5B plus debt

Private equity firm Onex Corp. is making its long-coveted leap into aviation…

Ensign Energy exec forecasts Canadian drilling rebound as oil discounts ease

CALGARY — A reduction in price discounts on Canadian oil following Alberta…

Gerald Schwartz: The man behind Onex and the WestJet deal

WINNIPEG — The wealthy Canadian behind a deal to buy WestJet has…

China retaliates on tariffs, stock markets go into a slide

BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs…

Companies bracing for China’s retaliation in tariffs dispute

BEIJING — Businesses were bracing Monday for Beijing’s retaliation against President Donald…

  • May 13, 2019

Onex signs agreement to buy WestJet in deal valued at $5B, including debt

CALGARY — Onex Corp. has signed a friendly deal to buy WestJet…

White House expects China to retaliate over trade tariffs

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs,…

Strong Rio Grande tourism in New Mexico expected

RIO GRANDE DEL NORTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. — Rafting and angler guides…