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Metro Inc. performance positive despite supplier pressure, romaine outbreak

Metro Inc. performance positive despite supplier pressure, romaine outbreak

Metro Inc.'s performance in its most recent financial year fell in line with company expectations, even as the grocer grappled with supplier pressure to raise prices.
Undersea Nova Scotia coal mine resumes partial operations after latest cave-in

Undersea Nova Scotia coal mine resumes partial operations after latest cave-in

DONKIN, N.S. — Limited operations have resumed at Nova Scotia's Donkin coal mine after a cave-in over the Christmas break that led to its temporary shutdown by the province's Labour Department. No miners were injured in the Dec.
Supply issues blamed as N.L. loses first private, regulated cannabis store

Supply issues blamed as N.L. loses first private, regulated cannabis store

CLARENVILLE, N.L. — A privately-owned cannabis store in Newfoundland is closing, and the manager says supply issues are largely to blame. Puff Puff Pass Headshop in Clarenville, N.L.
Mexico, Iraq expected to fill Venezuelan oil gap ahead of Canada, analysts say

Mexico, Iraq expected to fill Venezuelan oil gap ahead of Canada, analysts say

CALGARY — A lack of export pipeline capacity means Canada will not be able to boost shipments to take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Venezuela's national oil company, analysts say.
Bombardier resumes rail car deliveries to New York City after problems

Bombardier resumes rail car deliveries to New York City after problems

MONTREAL — The New York state transit authority says Bombardier Inc. has resumed subway car deliveries to New York City after officials halted them last week, citing problems with existing trains.
Drilling forecast cut due to lower expectations for 2019 oilpatch spending

Drilling forecast cut due to lower expectations for 2019 oilpatch spending

CALGARY — The Petroleum Services Association of Canada is cutting 1,000 wells from its 2019 drilling forecast due to what it calls deteriorating investor confidence in Canada.
TransCanada hires RBC to help sell up to 75% stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline

TransCanada hires RBC to help sell up to 75% stake in Coastal GasLink pipeline

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. says it has hired RBC to help it sell as much as a 75 per cent stake in the Coastal GasLink pipeline project designed to supply natural gas from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada facility on the West Coast at Kitimat.
US consumers rattled by shutdown, roiling markets

US consumers rattled by shutdown, roiling markets

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month to its lowest reading in a year and a half, tested by the partial government shutdown and roiling financial markets. Still, consumer spirits remain robust by historic standards.
Books on Russia, China, economic crash on short list for Lionel Gelber Prize

Books on Russia, China, economic crash on short list for Lionel Gelber Prize

TORONTO — Books that explore the emergence of a new China, the manipulative goals of authoritarian Russia, and the end of post-war democracy are on the short list for the Lionel Gelber Prize. The five titles include Elizabeth C.
Millennial Money: 5 keys to picture-perfect TV buying

Millennial Money: 5 keys to picture-perfect TV buying

Buying a TV can be thrilling, yet daunting. To maximize the exhilaration — while minimizing the uncertainty — experts say to pay attention to at least five things.