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OTTAWA - The country's top soldier says the military is not hurting for money and is instead taking a closer look to make sure the billions of dollars it currently gets from the government is being we
France has insisted that the UK must first sort out the terms of its exit from the European Union before talks can move on to future relationships. President Francois Hollande told British Prime Minis
VANCOUVER - A special prosecutor has been appointed to provide legal advice to the RCMP over possible violations of British Columbia's Elections Act. A statement from the B.C. Criminal Justice Branch
CALGARY - Cenovus Energy (TSX:CVE) made a splash in the oil patch Wednesday with a $17.7-billion deal to buy a big chunk of U.S.-based ConocoPhillips's oilsands assets, doubling the size of the Calgar
The deficit of Ukraine’s current account of the balance of payments in February increased by 2.8 times compared with January, to $399 million, according to preliminary data posted on the website
EDMONTON - Alberta's oilsands could be heading for a showdown over toxic tailings ponds following an independent assessment that found cleanup plans of six major producers don't meet new rules. The
TORONTO - A ruling that senior RCMP officers mercilessly harassed a sergeant after deciding he had lied about his run for political office should be set aside as flawed, the federal government said Th
Israel Aerospace Industries will supply targeting and surveillance pods to an unnamed Asian nation for about $200 million, the company announced this week.
The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to “dissenting voices” and reconsider his position on climate change on March 30, saying the United States risked losing its environ
OTTAWA - One of the perceived front-runners in the Conservative leadership race is calling Sen. Lynn Beyak's comments about residential schools "unfortunate" — but Kevin O'Leary is stopping short of s
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has discussed with President of Romania Klaus Iohannis the strengthening of energy security of the two countries by expanding the gas transportation opportunities
The U.S. software giant is launching a new lab in Munich — following openings in Redmond and Shenzhen, China — for customers investing in the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), the idea that everyth
Those in the West who believe that deterioration of Russia-Ukraine relations may be beneficial to anyone are wrong, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “Some in the United States and some oth
OTTAWA - Kevin O'Leary says he will attend the Conservative party's final formal leadership debate in Toronto next month. But the celebrity businessman-turned-leadership-front-runner tells The Canadi
Lawrence Mafuru, the person appointed by Tanzanian authorities as statutory manager at FBME Bank and is considered uncooperative in Cyprus, blamed the Central Bank of Cyprus for the delay in refundin
Realty firm Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd has increased stake in its joint venture firm Mahindra Homes Pvt Ltd to nearly 75 percent from 50 percent.
KPMG revealed the results of a study that they have completed where they looked into the socio-economic impact of the Koeberg nuclear power station from 2012 to 2025.
Ford to boost connected car research after hiring BlackBerry engineers and will invest $600 million in Windsor plants.             
The donation, which will be used to draw top research talent and to explore novel ways of fighting cancer, breaks the previous record of $20 million, also set by the Bezos family, which includes the
Providing clarity on regulatory requirements, the government today said all forms of MA deals falling within the stipulated threshold limits for turnover and assets will not require CCI approval.
National Treasury asked a court to dismiss an urgent application by Vardospan to press Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to decide on its bid to buy an overseas bank.
Last week, two Illinois federal judges dismissed lawsuits filed by John Crane Inc., an Illinois-based industrial manufacturer, against two out-of-state asbestos law firms, concluding both firms’ ties
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost that was partially offset by the largest gain in imp
The Union Cabinet is expected to allow unrestricted exports of all certified organic agricultural products, a move which would help in boosting shipments.
President Trump might just be back-pedaling and only planning minor revisions to the North America Free Trade Agreement. That's good, because the data suggests Mexico -- the most frequent subject of h
"SBI#39;s IDR is driven by its support rating floor of BBB-, which is at same level as its viability rating of bbb-, implying bank#39;s standalone credit strength also underpins the IDR," it said.
VANCOUVER - Charges have been laid against the owners of the MV Marathassa nearly two years after a leak of bunker fuel onto the beaches of English Bay in Vancouver. Documents filed in provincial cou
With India#39;s auto industry expected to see structural growth for many years, there are many allied industries which are expected to ride the wave, dominated by the oil marketing companies and a f
Nation#39;s largest lender State Bank of India today raised USD 500 million in forex debt in three-year dollar money as part of its medium term notes (MTN) programme, making it the second fund raisi
RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) today alleged that seeds multinational Monsanto has collected nearly Rs 7,000 crores by exploiting cotton farmers in the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says she supports the Trump administration’s request to increase the government’s borrowing limit. The increase was requested by Treasury
Luxembourg has claimed the legal right to host the London-based European Banking Authority after Brexit, a government spokeswoman told AFP on Thursday.
States have begun throwing struggling nuclear plants lifelines in the form of subsidies that value nuclear power’s zero-carbon-emissions attributes, but opponents contend these schemes illegally inter
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups is challenging the federal permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline in court because they say additional environmental scrutiny is needed. The Si
MANILA, Philippines -  The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has expressed support to the National Broadband Plan (NBP) approved by President Duterte d
MANILA, Philippines -  Beverage giant Coca-Cola Femsa Philippines has vowed to increase its local sugar procurement provided the Sugar Regulatory Administrat
MANILA, Philippines -  Debt watchers Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings raised the Philippines’ gross domestic product growth forecast over the next tw
MANILA, Philippines -  Economic managers of the Duterte administration vowed to sustain reforms to get the long overdue credit rating upgrade from internatio
MANILA, Philippines -  AboitizLand, the real estate arm of the Aboitiz Group, will invest around P5 billion over a period of 15 to 20 years to develop a resi
MANILA, Philippines -  The country’s antritrust authority hopes to come out with a verdict on the alleged violations of competitive practices in the local ce
MANILA, Philippines -  The Philippines should make two key additions to its Cybercrime Law in order to address the evolving and increasing number of online t
LEAMINGTON, Ont. - A southwestern Ontario national park popular with bird watchers is closed after a fire burned through part of the site on the north shore of Lake Erie. Leamington, Ont., fire offic
OTTAWA - India has given another last-minute extension to a waiver allowing Canadian pulse exports to the country without the required pest treatment, Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay s
A Senate committee on Thursday narrowly approved R. Alexander Acosta to be Labor secretary, moving to fill one of President Trump’s two remaining vacant Cabinet posts. The nomination of Acosta, a
LONDON (Reuters) - It's not banking or mining shares, but rather technology stocks, that have come up trumps in Europe this year and are poised to end the first quarter as the best-performing sector.
TORONTO (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is hiring more than 300 engineers for a new connected-vehicle research center in Ottawa, Ontario, the automaker said Thursday. Ford said the center is part of a $500 mil
The Trump administration’s goals for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement include resuming tariffs if a flood of imports were to threaten a domestic industry.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager David Einhorn's unusual plan to divide General Motors Co's shares into two classes poses a potential corporate governance minefield for GM board members.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index is down modestly this morning, as investors sell off shares of one of Alberta's big oilsands players. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index dropped
The Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, between 3:27 p.m. and 5:57 p.m. Pacific time Thursday, according to SpaceX.
IRB Infrastructure Developers today said its board has approved acquisition of 34 percent stake in its arm Aryan Infrastructure Investments Pvt Ltd (AIIPL) from promoters to make it a wholly-owned s
TORONTO - Police in Toronto say they've charged a 37-year-old man with practising witchcraft. Investigators say the accused advertised his services as an astrologer and psychic in February and March.
The latest financial statements for Fomula One auto racing show that in 2015 it paid just $6.5 million of tax on profits of $463.6 million. It was a driving force behind Liberty Media's $8 billion buy
It is true that electric cars got the limelight only a few years back but, they were around for a good number of years, say almost as long as we had others running on petrol and diesel. With governmen
A night of fun for a group of indigenous youth ended in tragedy when two young girls were among three people killed in a head-on collision in southern Ontario, the chief of the devastated community sa
With new vehicles averaging $34,000, sometimes a model just a few years older can offer considerable savings — if you don’t mind slightly older technology.
Lily Rain, a regional retailer of women’s apparel, accessories, home décor and gifts, plans to open at Highland Village in Jackson this fall.              
U.S. stocks were higher in morning trading on Thursday as bank stocks gained after data showed that the domestic economy grew at a faster pace in the fourth-quarter than previously estimated.
HALIFAX - Air Canada is claiming a French aircraft manufacturer's negligence contributed to a crash landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport two years ago. The Canadian airline is suing Air
(Reuters) - Fast food giant McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would make its Quarter Pounder burgers with fresh beef, prepared when ordered, by mid-2018 in most of its restaurants.
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