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Alimentation Couche-Tard misses expectations despite record Q3 profits

Alimentation Couche-Tard misses expectations despite record Q3 profits

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has fallen short of analyst expectations despite posting record third-quarter earnings. The Quebec-based convenience store operator says net profits attributable to shareholders for the period ending Feb.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,188.10, down 63.27 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down four cents, or 0.3 per cent, to $13.22 on 21.8 million shares.

Jury: Roundup weed killer major factor in man's cancer

SAN FRANCISCO — A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer.

Dubious interns listed in White House economic report

WASHINGTON — This year's Economic Report of the President credits an unusual group of interns that includes the alter egos of Batman, Spider-Man and Captain America, Monty Python alumnus John Cleese, Kathryn Janeway from "Star Trek: Voyager" and the
Canada's main stock index falls on concerns about U.S. trade deal with China

Canada's main stock index falls on concerns about U.S. trade deal with China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index retreated from a near seven-month high on concerns that global growth will be hurt by a potential trade deal between the United States and China. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 63.27 points to 16,188.
Sub makes rapid ascent in Indian Ocean; crew safe

Sub makes rapid ascent in Indian Ocean; crew safe

ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles — Technicians investigating the cause of a subsea emergency in which a British scientist and her American pilot made a rapid ascent from 250 metres (820 feet) beneath the Indian Ocean on Tuesday now think it's unlikely it
Unifor reports productive talks with General Motors on Oshawa plant

Unifor reports productive talks with General Motors on Oshawa plant

TORONTO — Unifor says it has suspended a media campaign against General Motors amid productive talks with the automaker on the future of the company's assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.

Federal government's deficit to grow to $19.8B in 2019-20 fiscal year

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government expects to sink deeper into the red this year, thanks to a federal budget Tuesday that's laden with election-year spending measures fuelled by a windfall of new revenue.

Stock options to be taxed more like regular income under new federal budget

OTTAWA — Executives at big established companies who get paid with large stock grants will owe more in tax under changes promised in the new federal budget.
New Brunswick Tory government budget offers surplus, debt reduction

New Brunswick Tory government budget offers surplus, debt reduction

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's minority Tory government tabled a budget Tuesday that makes a series of targeted cuts while offering the first net debt reduction in 13 years.