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Toronto stock index extends recent rally, Wall Street mixed after 'Trumpcare' pulled

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index extended its rally for a third consecutive day on Friday after beginning the week at its lowest level this year, as Wall Street idled on the latest "Trumpcare" news.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,442.67, up 9.06 points): Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financial Services. Up 17 cents, or 0.73 per cent, to $23.40 on 6.

BRP could move Mexican production if NAFTA changes too onerous, says CEO

MONTREAL — The company that makes Ski-Doos, Sea-Doos and Spyder vehicles says it could move production from Mexico if NAFTA changes result in hefty border taxes, but BRP chief executive Jose Boisjoli is hoping "common sense" will prevail during upcom

Netflix re-ups with Sandler, plan 4 more films together

NEW YORK — Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. As part of a previous four-movie deal, Sandler has already produced and starred in two films for Netflix.
Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.
US stocks move higher as health care vote remains uncertain

US stocks move higher as health care vote remains uncertain

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are higher Friday as technology companies rise, but challenges to the Republican-backed American Health Care Act are again weighing on the market.
Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England

Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England

ROCKPORT, Maine — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region.
North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

BISMARCK, N.D. — A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday.
Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a non-profit group that investigates supply chains says.

Tembec expects $55 million from Quebec rebate program for big electricity users

MONTREAL — One of Quebec's largest forestry companies says it expects to qualify for $55 million of electricity rebates due to a four-year capital investment program centred at its Temiscaming manufacturing site. Montreal-based Tembec Inc.