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UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar.

Glacier Media closing 41-year-old Whistler Question weekly newspaper

Vancouver-based Glacier Media says it is closing a weekly newspaper that has served Whistler, B.C., since 1976. The Whistler Question, located in the ski resort region 120 kilometres north of Vancouver, is expected to publish its last edition on Jan.
6 Canadian banks manipulated an interest rate benchmark, U.S. lawsuit alleges

6 Canadian banks manipulated an interest rate benchmark, U.S. lawsuit alleges

WHITE PLANES, N.Y. — A class-action lawsuit filed in a U.S.
UK state contractor collapses in liquidation,putting 6,000 Canadian jobs at risk

UK state contractor collapses in liquidation,putting 6,000 Canadian jobs at risk

LONDON — One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Monday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company struggling under the weight of more than 1.5 billion pounds (CAD$2.
National Bank lowers revenue growth expectations for Cineplex, cuts price target

National Bank lowers revenue growth expectations for Cineplex, cuts price target

TORONTO — Even the recent release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" couldn't keep Cineplex Inc. (TSX:CGX) shares from tumbling nearly four per cent Monday after an analyst forecasted a rocky 2018 for the company.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen sees Detroit auto show as next stop on road to future

BlackBerry CEO John Chen sees Detroit auto show as next stop on road to future

TORONTO — BlackBerry Ltd.
Health-care sector and commodity prices boost TSX, loonie advances

Health-care sector and commodity prices boost TSX, loonie advances

The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index moved ahead Monday, mostly on the back of rising oil and gold prices, but also thanks to gains in the health-care sector where a cannabis company's shares surged more than 20 per cent.
Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis for $230 million in stock and cash

Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis for $230 million in stock and cash

Shares of Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. surged more than 20 per cent Monday on news of a deal to buy B.C. based Broken Coast Cannabis Inc., a transaction it valued at $230 million in cash and stock.

Packers Plus files appeal of court ruling fracking technology patent is invalid

CALGARY — Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. has filed an appeal of a Federal Court of Canada ruling in December that declared invalid its patent for a well-completion technology that has helped usher in the shale oil and gas boom in North America.
USW protests closure of Freedom Mobile's call centre in Windsor, Ont.

USW protests closure of Freedom Mobile's call centre in Windsor, Ont.

WINDSOR, Ont. — The union representing Freedom Mobile call centre employees in Windsor, Ont. is protesting a decision by parent company Shaw Communications to shut the centre's doors, calling it an "unjustified attack on employees.