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CGI not worried about another U.S. government shutdown, says CEO

CGI not worried about another U.S. government shutdown, says CEO

MONTREAL — The possibility of another U.S. government shutdown isn't worrying CGI Inc. as the Quebec-based information technology company begins its strategic plan to double its size within five to seven years.
GFL Environmental cancels IPO after investors seek price below range

GFL Environmental cancels IPO after investors seek price below range

TORONTO — GFL Environmental Inc. is cancelling its initial public offering, which was expected to raise upwards of US$2.4 billion, after investors proposed pricing below its desired range. The Vaughan, Ont.
Barrick Gold CEO says merger goals accomplished as Q3 profit and dividend rise

Barrick Gold CEO says merger goals accomplished as Q3 profit and dividend rise

The CEO of Barrick Gold Corp. says "every box has been ticked" when it comes to a list of goals set when the Toronto-based company merged with Randgold Resources Ltd. in a US$6.1-billion all-stock deal early this year.

Semafo reports attack near mine in Burkina Faso, several fatalities and injuries

MONTREAL — Semafo Inc. says several people have been killed in an attack on a road to its Boungou Mine site in Burkina Faso. The gold miner says the incident happened about 40 kilometres from the mine.
DHX Media reports bigger Q1 loss due to reorganization and foreign exchange loss

DHX Media reports bigger Q1 loss due to reorganization and foreign exchange loss

HALIFX, N.S. — DHX Media Ltd. reported its first-quarter loss grew compared with a year ago as it was hit by one-time reorganization charges and a non-cash foreign exchange loss.
US productivity falls for first time in nearly 4 years

US productivity falls for first time in nearly 4 years

WASHINGTON — American workers were less efficient in the July-September quarter, pushing down productivity for the first time since late 2015.
Buckingham Palace: Queen's new outfits won't use real fur

Buckingham Palace: Queen's new outfits won't use real fur

LONDON — Buckingham Palace says new outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use real fur. The palace said Wednesday the decision does not mean the queen will dispose of all the fur outfits she already has.
Thirty per cent of minority Canadians experienced discrimination at work: survey

Thirty per cent of minority Canadians experienced discrimination at work: survey

TORONTO — Thirty-per cent of Canadians who identify with a specific diversity group, including visible minorities and LGBTQ, have experienced at least one incident of discrimination at their current employer, a new survey suggests.
Supreme Court set to hear Uber case with implications for gig economy

Supreme Court set to hear Uber case with implications for gig economy

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is set to start to hear a case today brought by Uber with potentially significant implications for the gig economy.
Ikea plans to open small stores in Toronto core as consumers crave convenience

Ikea plans to open small stores in Toronto core as consumers crave convenience

Ikea Canada plans to open its first smaller, downtown store format in the country in Toronto within the next two years.