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Inuit hope fresh deals with mining companies boost employment at new projects

Inuit hope fresh deals with mining companies boost employment at new projects

Inuit leaders are hoping a new cycle of mine expansion in Nunavut brings with it a motherlode of jobs and economic spinoffs. "Inuit are very eager and wanting to participate in the economy," said P.J. Akeeagok of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association.
As Brexit stalls, supporters protest betrayal of their dream

As Brexit stalls, supporters protest betrayal of their dream

SUNDERLAND, England — With Britain's departure from the European Union likely to be put on hold, some Brexit supporters fear their dream is dying. But they aren't giving up without a fight — or at least, a long walk.

Xplornet to invest $500M to upgrade wireless, internet service in rural areas

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — Xplornet Communications Inc. says it plans to spend $500 million over the next five years to update its network to provide fifth-generation wireless services and faster internet in rural parts of Canada.
Imperial Oil slows development of Aspen project, cites Alberta production cuts

Imperial Oil slows development of Aspen project, cites Alberta production cuts

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. has slowed the development of a $2.6-billion oilsands project because of uncertainty due to the Alberta government's oil production curtailment program and other challenges.
Financials help lift Toronto stocks higher, U.S. stock markets also close up

Financials help lift Toronto stocks higher, U.S. stock markets also close up

TORONTO — A broad-based rally led by the financials and health care sectors helped Canada's main stock index close higher, while U.S. markets also rose. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 52.80 points at 16,140.35 Friday to mark a 144.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,140.35, up 52.80 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 91 cents, or 7.63 per cent, to $12.83 on 34.8 million shares.

Ground broken for long-awaited LAX people mover system

LOS ANGELES — It's been talked about for years, and now construction is underway on a people mover to carry travellers in and out of Los Angeles International Airport.
Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia

Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia

BRUSSELS — World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent Islamophobia. In a tweet, U.S.
Air Canada suspends financial guidance after regulators ground 737 Max 8

Air Canada suspends financial guidance after regulators ground 737 Max 8

MONTREAL — Canada's largest airline suspended its 2019 financial guidance after regulators in Canada and the United States closed their skies to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft over safety concerns.
LL Bean pleased with 2018 performance, awards bonuses

LL Bean pleased with 2018 performance, awards bonuses

FREEPORT, Maine — L.L. Bean enjoyed a small increase in sales in the past year, enough so that it's restoring bonuses for its 5,400 eligible workers, officials said Friday. The Maine-based retailer's revenues grew by 1 per cent , nearly flat at $1.