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Fed minutes: Officials felt 3 cuts this year could be enough

Fed minutes: Officials felt 3 cuts this year could be enough

WASHINGTON — Most Federal Reserve officials believed last month that the three rate cuts they have made this year would be enough unless the economy weakened significantly.
Metro Inc. expanding use of in-store technology amid labour crunch

Metro Inc. expanding use of in-store technology amid labour crunch

Metro Inc. plans to roughly double the number stores with self checkouts during its 2020 financial year as the industry contends with a tight labour market.
Encana CEO defends plan to move HQ to Denver after investor criticism

Encana CEO defends plan to move HQ to Denver after investor criticism

CALGARY — The CEO of Encana Corp. is firing back after Canadian investment manager Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc. said it would vote its four per cent stake against the Calgary-based company's planned headquarters move to Denver.

StatCan reports annual pace of inflation held steady at 1.9 per cent in October

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation held steady for the third month in a row in October as the consumer price index rose 1.9 per cent compared with a year ago, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.
Pembina Pipeline deal with Kinder Morgan cleared by Competition Bureau

Pembina Pipeline deal with Kinder Morgan cleared by Competition Bureau

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. says the Canadian Competition Bureau has signed off on its $4.3-billion deal to buy assets from Kinder Morgan Inc.
Emirates opts for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in revised deal

Emirates opts for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in revised deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Middle East’s biggest carrier, the Dubai-based Emirates, announced on Wednesday a firm order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at $8.8 billion.
Torstar to close StarMetro national free newspapers, cutting more than 100 jobs

Torstar to close StarMetro national free newspapers, cutting more than 100 jobs

Torstar Corp. said Tuesday it will shutter its StarMetro free newspapers across the country and cut more than 100 jobs while also offering voluntary buyouts to its Toronto Star editorial employees.
CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

NEW YORK — CBS won the television ratings crown last week despite being without the most valuable ratings commodity in this era, a prime-time football game.
Loughlin, Giannulli fighting new charges in admissions case

Loughlin, Giannulli fighting new charges in admissions case

BOSTON — “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting expanded charges against them in the college admissions bribery scandal.
Ontario government introduces bill to update rules for realtors

Ontario government introduces bill to update rules for realtors

TORONTO — The Ontario government has introduced a bill to update regulations for realtors that includes new enforcement tools, rules on business structures, and more disclosure of competing bids for homes.