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WTO panel rules against Canada in preliminary ruling in C Series dispute

WTO panel rules against Canada in preliminary ruling in C Series dispute

MONTREAL — A World Trade Organization panel is moving ahead with its review of Brazil's complaint that Bombardier Inc.'s C Series is receiving unfair subsidies after it threw out a key Canadian argument.
IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global economy that the IMF believes should otherwise grow solidly this year.
OSC warns that BitConnect and its BCC Exchange aren't registered in the province

OSC warns that BitConnect and its BCC Exchange aren't registered in the province

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission is asking for people to contact the provincial regulator if they've been approached by representatives of BitConnect or its affiliates, which includes an online exchange platform known as the BCC Exchange.
Lululemon names new chief financial officer as search continues for new CEO

Lululemon names new chief financial officer as search continues for new CEO

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. has appointed Patrick Guido as chief financial officer as its search continues for a new chief executive.
Air Canada to offer lie-flat seats on some North American flights

Air Canada to offer lie-flat seats on some North American flights

MONTREAL — Air Canada will soon be offering lie-flat seats on some of its non-stop flights within Canada and the U.S. for customers willing to pay a premium.
China's economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

China's economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

BEIJING — China's economic growth held steady in the quarter ending in March amid a worsening trade dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump, buoyed by strong e-commerce and factory output. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.
Charlize Theron's celebrity palate gives Hamilton hot sauce company a boost

Charlize Theron's celebrity palate gives Hamilton hot sauce company a boost

TORONTO — Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's tasty endorsement is giving a Hamilton hot sauce some extra zing in their sales.
US factory output ticked up just 0.1 per cent in March.

US factory output ticked up just 0.1 per cent in March.

WASHINGTON — U.S. factory output edged up a slight 0.1 per cent in March, as strong production gains in motor vehicles and electronics were partially offset by declines in food and textiles. The Federal Reserve says factory output slowed from a 1.

IMF: Outlook is bright for US and global economies this year

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a strong year for the global economy as well.
Canadian manufacturing sales up 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February

Canadian manufacturing sales up 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales grew 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February, boosted by the transportation equipment industry.