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Canada's GDP grows 0.2 per cent in May as manufacturing rebounds: Statcan

Canada's GDP grows 0.2 per cent in May as manufacturing rebounds: Statcan

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy grew for a third consecutive month in May, rising 0.2 per cent overall as 13 of 20 sectors advanced, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday. The growth in gross domestic product was above analyst estimates of 0.

Ratings reflect paucity of mid-summer scripted TV series

NEW YORK — The CBS crime series "Instinct" finished first last week in what seems like a race to the bottom. It was the 20th most-watched program on the Nielsen company's weekly list, and the only comedy or drama scripted series to make the Top 20.
CGI Group grows earnings and revenue to meet analysts' expectations in Q3

CGI Group grows earnings and revenue to meet analysts' expectations in Q3

MONTREAL — CGI Group Inc. is reporting hefty third-quarter earnings and revenue growth, largely meeting analysts' expectations. The information technology consultancy says it notched net earnings of $309.
Trump 'rodent' tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments

Trump 'rodent' tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments

BALTIMORE — Davon Jones doesn't have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump's tweets that Baltimore is a "rat and rodent infested mess.
Survey: Businesses added 156,000 jobs in July

Survey: Businesses added 156,000 jobs in July

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies added a healthy 156,000 jobs in July with larger firms accounted for most of the gains, a private survey found.
Encana posts Q2 profit on hedging gain, higher revenue, adjusted earnings beats estimate

Encana posts Q2 profit on hedging gain, higher revenue, adjusted earnings beats estimate

CALGARY — Encana Corp. says it had a US$336 million profit in the second quarter and remains on track to meet its production and capital investment plan for 2019 while reducing costs more than previously projected.
Sobeys to remove plastic bags from all stores next year as grocers go green

Sobeys to remove plastic bags from all stores next year as grocers go green

Shoppers at Sobeys Inc. grocery stores will soon need to bring their own totes or lug their purchases home in paper bags as the chain moves to phase out plastic bags by February 2020.
CannTrust board kept in dark on unlicensed grow room: Interim CEO

CannTrust board kept in dark on unlicensed grow room: Interim CEO

The interim chief executive of CannTrust Holdings Inc. said the board was kept in the dark about unlicensed growing at its Ontario greenhouse and only learned of the allegations after Health Canada notified the pot company of its discovery.
TC Energy selling power plant assets to Ontario Power Generation for $2.87B

TC Energy selling power plant assets to Ontario Power Generation for $2.87B

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it is selling two Ontario natural gas-fired power plants and a 50 per cent interest in a third to a subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation Inc. for about $2.87 billion.
MEG Energy buys crude quota from rivals to boost Q2 bitumen production

MEG Energy buys crude quota from rivals to boost Q2 bitumen production

CALGARY — Oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp.