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Former Dessau executive pleads guilty to bid-rigging scheme in of Gatineau, Que.

GATINEAU, Que. — A former regional vice-president for the Dessau engineering firm has pleaded guilty to participating in a bid-rigging scheme that cost the City of Gatineau, Que., an estimated $1.8 million.
Sheer spectacle: Paris is the real star of menswear shows

Sheer spectacle: Paris is the real star of menswear shows

PARIS — The French capital, in all its splendor and architectural beauty, was the star of Paris Fashion Week Thursday as houses put on elaborate outdoor displays in some of the city's most iconic squares.

Former head of Caisse mortgage subsidiary seeks $7.35 million for wrongful dismissal

MONTREAL — The former head of Otera Capital, a subsidiary of the Caisse de depot pension fund manager, is seeking about $7.35 million in a wrongful dismissal lawsuit.
Fast food players take tentative steps towards sustainable packaging

Fast food players take tentative steps towards sustainable packaging

Two McDonald's Canada restaurants will soon be testbeds for the company's greener packaging initiatives, serving wooden cutlery, paper straws and other recycling-friendly packaging.
Canada at risk of falling behind in open banking innovation: Senate report

Canada at risk of falling behind in open banking innovation: Senate report

A Senate committee has recommended that Ottawa push forward with a framework to facilitate open banking, a concept that would allow third-parties like financial technology startups access to banking data to develop innovative services.
Canada could hit pot oversupply as early as 2019, depending on edibles: BDS

Canada could hit pot oversupply as early as 2019, depending on edibles: BDS

TORONTO — Canada could reach an oversupply of legal pot as soon as the end of this year, depending on how the rollout of edibles and other next-generation products impacts supply, a U.S. cannabis research analyst says.
Texas says DNA technology jeopardizes cases

Texas says DNA technology jeopardizes cases

AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at

Fontaine Sante Foods buys Campbell Soup's Garden Fresh Gourmet subsidiary

MONTREAL — Fontaine Sante Foods is expanding in the United States with the acquisition of the Garden Fresh Gourmet, a subsidiary of Campbell Soup Co. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Ottawa greenlights northern airlines merger in wake of 'monopoly' warnings

Ottawa greenlights northern airlines merger in wake of 'monopoly' warnings

OTTAWA — The federal government has approved a merger between two northern air carriers that Canada's competition watchdog has said would amount to a monopoly on key routes.
Canopy Growth shareholders approve proposed acquisition of Acreage Holdings

Canopy Growth shareholders approve proposed acquisition of Acreage Holdings

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says its shareholders approved transactions connected to the company's proposed acquisition of U.S. cannabis company Acreage Holdings. The Smiths Falls, Ont.,-based cannabis producer says 99.