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TSX nears three-week high after financials gets lift from housing report

TSX nears three-week high after financials gets lift from housing report

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed just shy of a three-week high Friday after the heavyweight financials sector was bolstered by a positive housing report.
Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S.
Bell apologizes for another Fibe TV app outage during the NBA Finals

Bell apologizes for another Fibe TV app outage during the NBA Finals

TORONTO — Bell is apologizing for another technical problem that cut service to several thousand of its Fibe TV customers in crucial moments of an 2019 NBA Finals game — this time the championship one.
Broadcom shares fall as chipmaker warns on trade war impact

Broadcom shares fall as chipmaker warns on trade war impact

NEW YORK — Chipmakers suffered broad declines Friday after Broadcom warned that its business is being hurt by the U.S. trade dispute with China, including the Trump administration's efforts to curb sales to the Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
Quebec developer makes formal buyout offer to Transat, outbidding Air Canada

Quebec developer makes formal buyout offer to Transat, outbidding Air Canada

MONTREAL — A Quebec developer who promised a takeover proposal for Transat AT Inc. has made good on his word, outbidding Air Canada in the process. Vincent Chiara of Group Mach Inc. filed a formal offer with the tour operator Thursday.
Pot edibles, topicals, extracts to hit shelves after mid-December: Ottawa

Pot edibles, topicals, extracts to hit shelves after mid-December: Ottawa

A "limited selection" of next-generation cannabis products such as edibles will "gradually" hit retail shelves no earlier than mid-December 2019, Health Canada says.
NBCUniversal to build state-of-the-art studio in New Mexico

NBCUniversal to build state-of-the-art studio in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.
Ex-SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce says succession process began in 2018

Ex-SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce says succession process began in 2018

MONTREAL — Neil Bruce, who stepped down abruptly as head of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. on Tuesday, says the process to replace him was in the works for at least six months.
Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000 municipal and county governments in the U.S.
Shutdown, cuts at B.C. pulp and sawmills add to forestry job losses

Shutdown, cuts at B.C. pulp and sawmills add to forestry job losses

VANCOUVER — Canfor Pulp Products is temporarily shutting down one of its northern British Columbia pulp mills — just days after parent company Canfor Inc. announced breaks at all but one of its B.C. sawmills and the permanent closure of another.