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Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

DALLAS — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities.
Tim Hortons to upgrade distribution system and open new warehouses

Tim Hortons to upgrade distribution system and open new warehouses

TORONTO — Tim Hortons will spend $100 million to revamp its distribution system and open two new Canadian warehouses, months after some franchisees were angered when supply deliveries from the company were delayed because of software upgrades.

CBC ending 'On The Money' business program due to budget constraints

TORONTO — CBC says it's cancelling its afternoon business program "On The Money" due to budget constraints as it focuses resources on digital platforms.
Delta first to fly new CRJ900 cabins with order for 20 Bombardier regional jets

Delta first to fly new CRJ900 cabins with order for 20 Bombardier regional jets

MONTREAL — Bombardier's stock price hit a nearly five-year high Wednesday following news it had signed a regional aircraft deal with Delta Air Lines Inc. The Montreal-based manufacturer's shares closed at $5.33, up 28 cents or 5.
Toronto stock index closes at record high on broad gains, loonie down

Toronto stock index closes at record high on broad gains, loonie down

A broad-based rally pushed Canada's main stock index to close at a record high Wednesday, while the loonie dipped and U.S. markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 104.42 points at 16,420.
Nexen Energy announces $400-million expansion of its oilsands project in Alberta

Nexen Energy announces $400-million expansion of its oilsands project in Alberta

CALGARY — Nexen Energy says it will spend about $400 million to build a 26,000-barrel-per-day expansion of its Long Lake oilsands project in northern Alberta. The company, which was purchased by Chinese state-owned China National Offshore Oil Co.
Solar energy investors expected to snub Ontario in wake of Ford enviro decisions

Solar energy investors expected to snub Ontario in wake of Ford enviro decisions

CALGARY — Solar industry participants say they expect more investment to flow to Alberta and the United States in the wake of premier-designate Doug Ford's vow to axe Ontario's cap-and-trade system and the Green Ontario Fund consumer rebate program i
N.S. boosts oil with millions for research, as environmentalists criticize move

N.S. boosts oil with millions for research, as environmentalists criticize move

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has committed millions of dollars to encourage offshore exploration, hoping to bring billions more in oil riches — even as ecologists say the cash would be better used to counter carbon emissions.
Cannabis producer Tilray files for public offering on Nasdaq stock exchange

Cannabis producer Tilray files for public offering on Nasdaq stock exchange

NANAIMO, B.C. — Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. filed for a proposed initial public offering on the Nasdaq stock exchange Wednesday, a day after parliament made a final vote to legalize cannabis nationwide. The Nanaimo, B.C.
Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

NEW YORK — Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.