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Indigenous energy firm touts job creation in joint venture to make bitumen pucks

CALGARY — The CEO of an Indigenous energy company says a project to transform oilsands bitumen into pucks for safer shipping to customers around the world will potentially create needed jobs in northern Alberta while helping to recycle plastic litter

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,211.22, up 99.96 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down $1.02, or 10.49 per cent, to $8.70 on 34 million shares.

Former Quebec engineering executive receives 12-month sentence for bid-rigging

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says a former executive of Quebec engineering firm Dessau received a 12-month sentence after pleading guilty Thursday in the Court of Quebec to rigging bids for City of Gatineau infrastructure contracts.
Huawei to grow Canadian R&D budget, staff as part of 5-year plan: president

Huawei to grow Canadian R&D budget, staff as part of 5-year plan: president

TORONTO — Huawei Canada will be getting a piece of the US$2 billion that its global Chinese parent will spend over five years to hire more software engineers to make its equipment more secure, resilient and efficient, the company said Thursday.
Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threat for mining companies

Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threat for mining companies

TORONTO — The killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso is drawing attention to the deteriorating security situation in the country and the risks resource firms face in unstable regions.
Trump says US will develop space-based missile defence

Trump says US will develop space-based missile defence

WASHINGTON — Moving to protect the U.S.
TSX streak hits 10th straight day on hopeful sign about U.S.-China trade

TSX streak hits 10th straight day on hopeful sign about U.S.-China trade

TORONTO — The winning streak of Canada's main stock market continued for a 10th straight day Thursday as early energy losses dissipated and investors saw a hopeful sign ahead of trade talks resuming later this month between the U.S. and China.
Global trade tensions fuel St. Lawrence seaway shipments as grain demand soars

Global trade tensions fuel St. Lawrence seaway shipments as grain demand soars

MONTREAL — The St. Lawrence Seaway saw its highest cargo numbers since 2007 last year, propelled by a spike in grain shipments and global tariff wars that worked in Canada's favour. Traffic hit 40.
Ryerson and MLSE announce sports-tech startups chosen for incubator

Ryerson and MLSE announce sports-tech startups chosen for incubator

TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and Ryerson University are funding a handful of tech startups to foster sports industry innovation and if they're lucky, the early-stage ventures might get to pilot their products with top sports teams an
Competition commissioner urges B.C. to change liquor policy, lowering prices

Competition commissioner urges B.C. to change liquor policy, lowering prices

OTTAWA — Canada's interim competition commissioner is urging B.C. to change its liquor policy to allow more competition, spark innovation and lower prices. Matthew Boswell writes in an open letter to B.C.