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Some Canadian retailers join global climate strike, plan to close shop Friday

Some Canadian retailers join global climate strike, plan to close shop Friday

VANCOUVER — A global movement aimed at pressuring governments into action over climate change is calling on Canadians to join a mass strike planned for Friday and "disrupt business as usual.
US new home sales climbed a healthy 7.1% in August

US new home sales climbed a healthy 7.1% in August

U.S. new home sales jumped 7.1% in August, as low mortgage rates pull buyers into the housing market.
EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

NEW YORK — Devin Wenig, the CEO of eBay, stepped down over differences with the company's board of directors.
CIBC reorienting Canadian mortgage strategy to focus on more markets: CEO

CIBC reorienting Canadian mortgage strategy to focus on more markets: CEO

MONTREAL — The chief executive of CIBC says the bank is starting to "reorient" its Canadian mortgage strategy after having too large a focus on two large markets and not enough on the rest of the country.
UK brings travellers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

UK brings travellers home as Thomas Cook bosses criticized

LONDON — Britain's biggest repatriation effort since World War II ramped up Tuesday as questions swirled over the pay that Thomas Cook executives received in the run-up to the tour operator's collapse.
Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren't qualified

Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren't qualified

Federal investigators say some safety inspectors who helped set pilot-training standards for the Boeing 737 Max were unqualified and the Federal Aviation Administration seemed to mislead Congress about their competency.
WeWork CEO stepping aside amid questions about company

WeWork CEO stepping aside amid questions about company

WeWork's charismatic but controversial CEO is stepping aside from the communal office-space company he founded, another moment of reckoning between the fast-growing startup and its disenchanted investors.
Canada lagging on tech research and investments, says CEO of HP Canada

Canada lagging on tech research and investments, says CEO of HP Canada

TORONTO — The head of HP Canada says the country is not investing enough in the technology sector to become a global leader in the space.
Martha Stewart says CBD products with Canopy likely ready in mid-2020

Martha Stewart says CBD products with Canopy likely ready in mid-2020

TORONTO — A CBD line of products Martha Stewart is developing with Canopy Growth will likely hit the market in the middle of next year, said the American food and lifestyle guru.
North American stock markets dive on prospect of U.S. impeachment proceedings

North American stock markets dive on prospect of U.S. impeachment proceedings

TORONTO — North American stock markets fell back Tuesday with the prospect that Democrats were finally prepared to take steps towards the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump.