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Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

LOS ANGELES — Ed Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year. The Walt Disney Company says Tuesday that the 73-year-old Pixar co-founder will remain in an advisory role through July 2019.

Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in h

Americans who don't have a bank account at lowest level ever

NEW YORK — The percentage of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday, a sign that the economic fortunes of the country's most vulnerable people continues to improve.
Canadian National Railway CEO 'bullish' despite U.S.-China trade tensions

Canadian National Railway CEO 'bullish' despite U.S.-China trade tensions

MONTREAL — The head of Canada's largest railway dismissed concerns about a looming trade war between China and the United States, stressing flexibility as he pointed to producers that have moved operations out of China to other Pacific countries.
TSX partially rebounds from weak start as the oil prices dip to two-month low

TSX partially rebounds from weak start as the oil prices dip to two-month low

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index partially rebounded Tuesday after falling to a six-month low in early trading, while oil prices closed at a two-month low.

Ontario to cap minimum wage at $14 an hour as part of labour reforms rollback

TORONTO — Ontario will cap minimum wage at $14 an hour until fall 2020 as part of a rollback of labour reforms introduced by the previous Liberal regime, the Progressive Conservative government announced Tuesday, drawing praise from businesses and cr
Stocks mostly recover from an early plunge on Wall Street

Stocks mostly recover from an early plunge on Wall Street

A turbulent day on Wall Street ended Tuesday with stocks climbing nearly all the way out of a steep, broad sell-off that at one point erased more than 500 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
N.S. cap-and-trade system for reducing carbon emissions accepted by Ottawa

N.S. cap-and-trade system for reducing carbon emissions accepted by Ottawa

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's cap-and-trade system has received Ottawa's blessing, with the premier saying his citizens will be better off than they would be under a federal carbon tax.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,285.17 down 127.53 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down $1.34, or 11.73 per cent, to $10.08 on 75.2 million shares.

West Fraser Timber third-quarter profit doubles despite lower lumber prices

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says its net profit nearly doubled in the third quarter despite lower lumber and panel prices. The Vancouver-based forest products company says it earned $238 million during the three months ended Sept.