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B.C. government sets out new rules for provincial infrastructure  projects

B.C. government sets out new rules for provincial infrastructure projects

BURNABY, B.C. — British Columbia government projects worth billions of dollars will now be built under a so-called community benefits agreement that sets out job training, who can work on the projects and the wages to be paid.

Tory government moves to take greater control of Hydro One executive salaries

TORONTO — Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government introduced legislation on Monday that would give it sweeping new powers over executive compensation at Hydro One.

Lundin Mining to make restructured $1.4-billion cash offer for Nevsun Mining

TORONTO — Lundin Mining says it plans to make a restructured $1.4-billion cash offer for Nevsun Resources after a previous attempt fell through. In May, the Toronto-based mining company partnered with Euro Sun Mining Inc. on a roughly $1.
British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday accepted amendments to a customs bill put forward by Brexit hardliners who oppose her plan for a "common rule book" with the European Union after the country leaves the bloc.

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.
Energy, pot stocks weigh on Toronto market, while loonie climbs higher

Energy, pot stocks weigh on Toronto market, while loonie climbs higher

Canada's main stock index closed in the red as a drop in crude prices pushed energy stocks lower, while U.S. stocks were mixed. The August crude contract fell $2.95 or 4.15 per cent to close at US$68.06 after U.S.
Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

MOSCOW — Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,494.73, down 66.39 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 56 cents, or 6.50 per cent, to $8.06 on 8.4 million shares.
Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

NEW YORK — Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.
AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

SEATTLE — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates.