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Melinda Gates speaks on smoothing the shift to digital age

Melinda Gates speaks on smoothing the shift to digital age

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Instead of destroying jobs and leaving legions of people without work, the digital revolution can open doors to unseen opportunities and industries, but only if everyone has access to the internet and the ability to use it, Meli
What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

SEATTLE — Prior to his death on Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative.
Global stocks mixed after Wall Street skids, China slows

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street skids, China slows

BEIJING — Global stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX lost 0.6 per cent to 11,549.06 and France's CAC-40 sank 0.
Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

GUATEMALA CITY — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.
NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

NTSB hasn't fully examined limo in fatal crash

WASHINGTON — Federal safety investigators have been unable to conduct a full examination of the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people nearly two weeks ago in upstate New York because local prosecutors are probing it as part of their cas
South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project

South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project

WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state.
CP Rail posts record revenues and per-share profits in third quarter

CP Rail posts record revenues and per-share profits in third quarter

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
North American markets sustain decline for a second day in a row

North American markets sustain decline for a second day in a row

TORONTO — North American markets fell again Thursday with Canada's main stock index posting its ninth down day in October as its value is down seven per cent from its July peak.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,404.13, down 125.77 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 19 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $13.76 on 35.7 million shares.

Shell's name dropped from employee credit union as oilsands sale effects linger

CALGARY — Royal Dutch Shell's name is being removed from a tiny 65-year-old employee credit union as its visibility in the Alberta oil and gas industry continues to shrink in the wake of the sale of most of its oilsands assets last year.