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Notley slams Opposition tax idea, says Kenney thinks Robin Hood 'scary movie'

Notley slams Opposition tax idea, says Kenney thinks Robin Hood 'scary movie'

CALGARY — Premier Rachel Notley says Opposition Leader Jason Kenney is pitching policies so advantageous to the rich and so punishing to the poor that he must think Robin Hood is a terrifying cautionary tale. "It's quite ironic.
Energy and metals weigh on TSX as Wall St. pulls back, loonie slides lower

Energy and metals weigh on TSX as Wall St. pulls back, loonie slides lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell moderately Thursday, as Wall Street pulled back from the record highs it set the day before. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 42.23 points to 16,284.

HuffPost Canada keeps on blogging after U.S. peer drops self-publishing

TORONTO — HuffPost Canada's editor-in-chief says the online news and opinion website has no plans to follow its U.S. counterpart's lead and drop its unpaid blog platform.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,284.47, down 42.23 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 65 cents, or 5.28 per cent, to $12.97 on 25.9 million shares.
'It's unfortunate:' Notley disappointed Alberta out of running for new Amazon HQ

'It's unfortunate:' Notley disappointed Alberta out of running for new Amazon HQ

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says it's disappointing the province won't be home to Amazon's second headquarters. Toronto is the only Canadian city to make the short-list for the e-commerce giant's new North American office.
Husky shares down after offshore oil vessel suspended due to iceberg incident

Husky shares down after offshore oil vessel suspended due to iceberg incident

CALGARY — Shares in Calgary-based Husky Energy Inc.
TransCanada confirms shipper support for Keystone XL but project still uncertain

TransCanada confirms shipper support for Keystone XL but project still uncertain

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. has lined up shipper support for its Keystone XL project thanks to a commitment from the Alberta government but the future of the controversial pipeline remains uncertain.

Markets Right Now: Stock indexes pull back below records

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, pulling the market below the record highs it set the day before.

Mining company fined $200,000 for dumping waste in B.C. river system

QUESNEL, B.C. — A mining company operating in British Columbia has been fined for violating the Fisheries Act. The federal Environment Ministry says in a news release that Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. was fined $200,000 on Jan.
Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks.