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US regulators to require inspections after engine explosion

US regulators to require inspections after engine explosion

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. airline regulators said late Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal failure that killed a woman in a plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

Largest maker of bump stocks will stop accepting orders

LOS ANGELES — The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month.

Miss America pageant gets funding to stay in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey officials have approved $4.3 million in state subsidies to keep the 2019 Miss America pageant in Atlantic City.
Roots stock jumps to a new high after Q4 sales, adjusted earnings beat estimates

Roots stock jumps to a new high after Q4 sales, adjusted earnings beat estimates

TORONTO — Roots Corp. shares jumped to their highest levels since they were listed publicly last year on Wednesday, after the Canadian clothing company's sales and adjusted earnings topped analyst estimates in its latest quarter.
Toronto market makes gains on BoC outlook, oil price; U.S. markets up slightly

Toronto market makes gains on BoC outlook, oil price; U.S. markets up slightly

An optimistic growth outlook from the Bank of Canada and price spikes for key commodities helped Canada's main stock index surge higher Wednesday, while U.S. markets made mild gains. The Bank of Canada left its trend-setting interest rate at 1.
Steve Carlisle named  head of Cadillac, new GM Canada president is Travis Hester

Steve Carlisle named head of Cadillac, new GM Canada president is Travis Hester

OSHAWA, Ont. — The Ontario-born head of General Motors Canada is moving to head Cadillac, the global automaker's luxury car division as part of a management rotation Wednesday.

Doug Ford promises to cut Ontario's corporate income tax to 10.5 per cent

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservatives promised Wednesday to cut the provincial corporate income tax if they win the spring election, saying the move would stimulate job growth and boost the economy.

City of Vancouver one step closer to allowing liquor sales in grocery stores

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is moving to allow the sale of liquor in grocery stores. Councillors voted Tuesday to approve zoning bylaw amendments that will permit grocery stores to sell liquor.
N.S. boasts of $100M in film production, but industry says jobs still scarce

N.S. boasts of $100M in film production, but industry says jobs still scarce

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia says film production in the province has gradually increased over the last two years to $102 million in 2017-18, but critics say the industry still hasn't nearly recovered from the controversial axing of the film tax credit.
Ottawa publishes final bail-in banking rules to avoid taxpayer bailouts

Ottawa publishes final bail-in banking rules to avoid taxpayer bailouts

Ottawa has laid out its final regulations for banks aimed at avoiding the use of taxpayer dollars to bail out financial institutions in the unlikely event of a failure.