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Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

Agency to investigate possible freight rail problems in Vancouver

GATINEAU, Que. — The Canadian Transportation Agency will investigate possible problems with freight train service issues in the Vancouver area including whether rail companies are fulfilling their obligations.
UK leader in frantic final push to win Brexit deal backing

UK leader in frantic final push to win Brexit deal backing

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May made a frantic last push Monday to swing lawmakers' support behind her seemingly doomed Brexit deal, warning that its defeat risked scuttling the U.K.
Union president says Ford to fight for workers at GM plant slated for closure

Union president says Ford to fight for workers at GM plant slated for closure

The head of the union representing workers at a General Motors plant slated for closure said Premier Doug Ford offered assurances Monday that he would pressure the automaker to change its plans for the facility in Oshawa, Ont.
Airbus open to a fighter plane assembly plant in Quebec ahead of federal bids

Airbus open to a fighter plane assembly plant in Quebec ahead of federal bids

MIRABEL, Que. — Airbus is not ruling out the possibility that Quebec will host a fighter plane assembly line and satellite construction plant if the European giant manages to win federal contracts in Canada.
TSX up slightly, US stock markets move lower in late-morning trading; Loonie down

TSX up slightly, US stock markets move lower in late-morning trading; Loonie down

Canada's main stock index inched forward Monday, while major indices south of the border fell slightly during a relatively flat day for the markets.
Ontario's 25 pot licence lottery winners fielding partnership offers

Ontario's 25 pot licence lottery winners fielding partnership offers

TORONTO — Businesses and investors are rushing to partner with the 25 winners of the Ontario cannabis retail licence lottery, with offers apparently worth millions of dollars, to be involved in the province's first recreational weed stores set to ope

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,975.53, up 36.35 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 53 cents, or 6.26 per cent, to $9.00 on 32.8 million shares.
Air Canada gives Chorus a new lease on life with Jazz Aviation deal extension

Air Canada gives Chorus a new lease on life with Jazz Aviation deal extension

MONTREAL — Air Canada and Chorus Aviation Inc. have extended a purchase agreement by 10 years that will see Chorus subsidiary Jazz Aviation LP continue to provide Canada's biggest airline with regional service through to 2035.
Marijuana producer Canopy Growth granted hemp licence in New York

Marijuana producer Canopy Growth granted hemp licence in New York

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. shares jumped Monday afternoon following news that the Ontario-based cannabis company has been granted a licence by New York state to process and produce hemp, a member of the cannabis plant family.
Milan designers send signal with feminine touch on menswear

Milan designers send signal with feminine touch on menswear

Milan menswear designers are sending clear signals for next fall and winter: Feminine touches are not only acceptable, they are necessary.