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AGT Food agrees to CEO-led go-private deal that values it at about $436 million

REGINA — AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. has agreed to be taken private by investors including CEO Murad Al-Katib in a deal that values the company at $436 million.
Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

Climate talks shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris accord

KATOWICE, Poland — Negotiators at the U.N. climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty task Tuesday of finalizing the rules for the Paris accord, a landmark agreement by countries three years ago to curb global warming.
Majority of Montreal condo investors have negative cash flow: CMHC

Majority of Montreal condo investors have negative cash flow: CMHC

TORONTO — A report by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. suggests a majority of landlord investors who bought properties in large, high-rise condominium buildings in downtown Montreal are not collecting enough rent to recoup their operating expenses.

Moms start companies to fill demand for Spanish books

NEW YORK — You might have heard of the three blind mice or the itsy-bitsy spider who went up the water spout. But have you ever heard of the little cold and hungry chicks? If you grew up speaking Spanish, the answer is probably yes.

Cronos Group confirms talks with Altria Group regarding possible investment

TORONTO — Marijuana producer Cronos Group Inc. says it is in talks regarding a potential investment by U.S. tobacco company Altria Group Inc.
Enbridge sells distribution business in N.B. to Algonquin Power and Utilities

Enbridge sells distribution business in N.B. to Algonquin Power and Utilities

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has signed a deal to sell its natural gas distribution business in New Brunswick to Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. for $331 million in cash.
Diamond smuggling scandal spotlights shadowy Israeli tycoon

Diamond smuggling scandal spotlights shadowy Israeli tycoon

TEL AVIV, Israel — A shadowy Israeli billionaire who made his fortune in the insular world of diamonds has suddenly found his empire in jeopardy after close associates were busted in a massive smuggling ring and an employee mysteriously plummeted to

Case accusing Trump of profiting from his office moves ahead

WASHINGTON — The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland said they are moving forward with subpoenas for records in their case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. U.S. District Court Judge Peter J.
Average family to pay $400 more for groceries next year, report estimates

Average family to pay $400 more for groceries next year, report estimates

The average Canadian family will pay about $400 more for groceries and roughly $150 more for dining out next year, an annual food price report predicts. Food prices will rise between 1.5 to 3.
Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

SINGAPORE — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as investors questioned if a 90-day truce in a tariffs battle will allow the U.S. and China to resolve a range of issues from technology development to trade.