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B.C. Premier John Horgan blasts protectionism of Trump administration

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan says the American administration needs to "wake up" over trade tariffs on aluminum, pulp and softwood lumber.
US new-home sales climbed 6.7 per cent in May

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 per cent in May

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 per cent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all of the monthly gains.
Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

SEATTLE — The U.S.
Investment dealer regulator to focus on oversight of new business models for 2019

Investment dealer regulator to focus on oversight of new business models for 2019

TORONTO — Canada's investment dealer regulator says its priorities for next year include a focus on how to oversee blockchain-based services and added surveillance to catch suspicious market activity.
Bombardier and union reach new collective agreement for Toronto workers

Bombardier and union reach new collective agreement for Toronto workers

TORONTO — Bombardier says it has reached new three-year collective agreements with more than 2,100 production and office workers at its operations in Toronto.

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

BEIJING — Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, government subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce, the vice-president of the Euro
Growth of low-cost airlines giving boost to Canada's biggest secondary airports

Growth of low-cost airlines giving boost to Canada's biggest secondary airports

MONTREAL — Formerly sleepy secondary airports in Canada's two busiest air markets are in for a new lease on life thanks to the rise of discount airlines and projected growth in travel over coming decade. Airports in Hamilton, Ont., and Abbotsford, B.