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Canadian Pacific Railway execs brush off threat of 'Amazon effect'

Canadian Pacific Railway execs brush off threat of 'Amazon effect'

Looking forward to what they are calling a record-setting third quarter, executives at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Torstar hires publisher, chief editor of Swedish daily to lead editorial strategy

Torstar hires publisher, chief editor of Swedish daily to lead editorial strategy

TORONTO — Torstar Corp. says it has hired an experienced manager, editor and publisher from Sweden to be its senior vice-president of editorial, effective Jan. 2.
Violinist, professor, pastor among 25 'genius grant' winners

Violinist, professor, pastor among 25 'genius grant' winners

CHICAGO — A violinist who organizes concerts for the homeless, a professor whose research is being used to increase access to civil justice by poor communities and an activist pastor are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients of so-called
West accuses Russian spy agency GRU of scores of attacks

West accuses Russian spy agency GRU of scores of attacks

BRUSSELS — The United States and other Western nations levelled a torrent of new allegations against Moscow's secretive GRU military spy agency on Thursday, accusing its agents of hacking anti-doping agencies, plane crash investigations and a chemica
New trade deal could result in resumption of Canadian Super Bowl ads

New trade deal could result in resumption of Canadian Super Bowl ads

TORONTO — Will Canadian fans of big-budget, American Super Bowl ads get to see them while the NFL championship game is played next February, or will that be ruled out of bounds after just two seasons? Canada's new trade agreement with the United Stat
How to manage your money like an NHL hockey player

How to manage your money like an NHL hockey player

TORONTO — Even before Jamie McLennan made it to the NHL and began earning a top-athlete's salary, he learned a hard lesson about how "money attracts a lot of good people and a lot of losers.
Aid groups now using the same data technology as bitcoin

Aid groups now using the same data technology as bitcoin

LONDON — In the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan, Amar Al-Eid heads toward the checkout of the food distribution store carrying supplies for his two children. The shopkeeper raises a black box to his face and scans the Syrian refugee's iris.
Probes of Trump taxes carry potential for millions in fines

Probes of Trump taxes carry potential for millions in fines

NEW YORK — Though President Donald Trump insists he did nothing wrong on his taxes, experts say he could be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in civil fines if state and federal authorities substantiate a New York Times report that found he
Russia accused of targeting chemical weapons watchdog

Russia accused of targeting chemical weapons watchdog

BRUSSELS — The Dutch defence minister on Thursday accused Russia's military intelligence unit of attempted cybercrimes targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into the 2014 Malaysian Airlines crash over Ukraine.

Mercer International buying Canadian kraft pulp mills for $465 million

TORONTO — Mercer International Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd., which owns a bleached kraft pulp mill in Peace River, Alta.