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European exporters shift trade to avoid higher US tariffs

European exporters shift trade to avoid higher US tariffs

BEIJING — European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs, a business group said Tuesday, as the impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war spreads.

Alberta oil company reports leak of more than 100,000 litres of oil and water

CALGARY — More than 100,000 litres of oil and water have leaked into a marsh east of Jenner in southern Alberta from an oil pipeline that belonged until recently to environment-focused Imaginea Energy Corp.
Couche-Tard reports 42 per cent net income jump fuelled by acquisitions

Couche-Tard reports 42 per cent net income jump fuelled by acquisitions

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says its net income rose 41.5 per cent in the fourth quarter as growth and acquisitions fuelled an equal jump in revenues. The North American convenience store giant based in Laval, Que.
Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws from all locations

Starbucks, citing ocean threat, is ditching plastic straws from all locations

Vancouver Starbucks locations will be the first in Canada to serve drinks without plastic straws as it works to eliminate the product from all its stores by 2020, the company announced Monday.
Toronto hits record close, while U.S. markets also gain ground; Loonie up

Toronto hits record close, while U.S. markets also gain ground; Loonie up

TORONTO — The base metals and industrial sectors helped Canada's main stock index close at a record high Monday, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher as technology companies and banks rose.
Box office top 20: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' stings with $75.8M

Box office top 20: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' stings with $75.8M

NEW YORK — Marvel Studios landed its 20th straight no. 1 box-office debut with an uncharacteristically small superhero for the swaggering comic-book juggernaut. "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with $75.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (up 80.56 points to 16,452.34, a record high) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up 14 cents, or 2.73 per cent, to $5.26 on 6.
CPPIB betting that demand for sports data is a good long-term investment

CPPIB betting that demand for sports data is a good long-term investment

TORONTO — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is preparing to buy a 39 per cent stake in Sportradar, a global company that distributes data from the National Hockey League and other professional sports for betting purposes.
A&W introduces Beyond Meat vegetarian burgers across Canada

A&W introduces Beyond Meat vegetarian burgers across Canada

VANCOUVER — Canadians can sample the Beyond Meat veggie burger made to look and taste like beef at A&W restaurants starting today.
Boris Johnson quits UK government in mounting Brexit crisis

Boris Johnson quits UK government in mounting Brexit crisis

LONDON — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a charismatic and divisive cheerleader for Britain's exit from the European Union, resigned Monday, adding to a crisis over Brexit that threatens to tear apart Prime Minister Theresa May's government.