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Judge: PG&E put profits over wildfire safety

Judge: PG&E put profits over wildfire safety

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. judge berated Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.
CN Rail mechanics ratify four-year contract with 11 per cent wage increase

CN Rail mechanics ratify four-year contract with 11 per cent wage increase

MONTREAL — The union representing Canadian National Railway mechanics, electricians and apprentices in Canada says workers have ratified a new collective agreement that will provide 11 per cent wage increases over four years.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,484.55, up 21.41 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down one cent, or 0.11 per cent, to $9.08 on 12.2 million shares.
Feds indict powerful Philly union boss, councilman, others

Feds indict powerful Philly union boss, councilman, others

PHILADELPHIA — A powerful union boss with a tight grip on construction jobs in the Philadelphia region and outsized influence in city and state politics has been indicted in alleged schemes to embezzle more than $600,000 and have a councilman on the
Undisclosed company wins POT stock ticker lottery, says TMX Group

Undisclosed company wins POT stock ticker lottery, says TMX Group

TORONTO — The POT stock ticker has been allocated by random lottery to a publicly listed company, but Canada's largest stock exchange operator is not naming the company or the industry of the winner of the coveted symbol.
Global markets get a boost from more dovish talk from the U.S. Federal Reserve

Global markets get a boost from more dovish talk from the U.S. Federal Reserve

TORONTO — Global markets got a boost Wednesday from strong U.S. corporate earnings, hopes for a Chinese trade deal and the U.S. Federal Reserve voicing an even more dovish approach to interest rate hikes.
Foxconn factory jobs touted by Trump will not come to pass

Foxconn factory jobs touted by Trump will not come to pass

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Two Canadian engineering giants are headed in starkly different directions

Two Canadian engineering giants are headed in starkly different directions

MONTREAL — Quebec's two largest engineering firms find themselves in very different places in early 2019, as one fights to retain a toehold in a crucial Middle Eastern market while the other grows by leaps and bounds. SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Venezuelans take to streets in walkout to push Maduro out

Venezuelans take to streets in walkout to push Maduro out

CARACAS, Venezuela — Doctors in scrubs, businessmen in suits and construction workers in jeans gathered on the streets of Venezuela's capital Wednesday, waving their nation's flag and demanding Nicolas Maduro step down from power in a walkout organiz

CGI Group says Brexit and a slowing global economy offer opportunities

MONTREAL — Turmoil around Brexit and a potential economic slowdown present challenges that could work in favour of CGI Group Inc., its CEO says.