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Head of FEMA resigning, questioned over use of vehicles

Head of FEMA resigning, questioned over use of vehicles

WASHINGTON — The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.
Cenovus vows to build crude-by-rail capacity as it reports $1.36-billion Q4 loss

Cenovus vows to build crude-by-rail capacity as it reports $1.36-billion Q4 loss

CALGARY — The CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc.
TekSavvy complains about data omitted from annual CRTC report on industry trends

TekSavvy complains about data omitted from annual CRTC report on industry trends

TORONTO — TekSavvy Solutions Inc. lodged a complaint with the CRTC on Wednesday, saying that critical statistical information compiled by the federal telecommunications regulator was omitted from last year's edition of an annual industry report.
Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage

Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage

MILAN — Italian brand Prada said Wednesday it is forming a diversity council to "elevate voices of colour within the company and fashion industry at large," a move that follows accusations of racism in the luxury fashion world.
Standard & Poor's downgrades SNC-Lavalin, citing charges and diplomatic feud

Standard & Poor's downgrades SNC-Lavalin, citing charges and diplomatic feud

MONTREAL — The woes won't stop piling up for SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
Higher tax revenues lead to lower Ontario deficit, minister says

Higher tax revenues lead to lower Ontario deficit, minister says

TORONTO — Higher sales and corporate income tax revenues have pushed Ontario's deficit down $1 billion, the Progressive Conservative government said Wednesday as it released its third-quarter finances.
China's Huawei soft power push raises hard questions

China's Huawei soft power push raises hard questions

TORONTO — Canada's national game — brought to you by China's Huawei.
Barrick Gold reports fourth-quarter loss as restructuring well underway

Barrick Gold reports fourth-quarter loss as restructuring well underway

TORONTO — The new head of Barrick Gold Corp. says he has moved swiftly to restructure the company following its takeover of Africa-focused Randgold Resources and makes no apologies for cutting the company's Canadian footprint.
UK government downplays suggestion it will seek Brexit delay

UK government downplays suggestion it will seek Brexit delay

LONDON — On the eve of more divisive votes in Parliament over Brexit, the British government on Wednesday downplayed a report that it plans to offer lawmakers a choice between backing Prime Minister Theresa May's unpopular divorce deal and a delay to
Tragically Hip-backed Up Cannabis plans 'hub' within Ontario pot retail store

Tragically Hip-backed Up Cannabis plans 'hub' within Ontario pot retail store

TORONTO — The Tragically Hip-backed pot producer Up Cannabis plans to have an "experiential hub" inside one of Ontario's first legal recreational weed stores located in the band's hometown of Kingston.