Skip to content

National Business

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

LONDON — Britain and the European Union set out clashing opening gambits Monday on striking a post-Brexit trade deal, making it clear that each side is willing to walk away without an agreement rather than compromise on key issues. U.K.
Mining firm Teck Resources sets target to be 'carbon neutral' by 2050

Mining firm Teck Resources sets target to be 'carbon neutral' by 2050

The Vancouver-based mining company proposing to build the massive Frontier oilsands mine in northeastern Alberta has set a target to be "carbon neutral" by 2050. Teck Resources Ltd.
The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK — Boston accents got poked. “Groundhog Day” got – surprise – resurrected, complete with Bill Murray. Google pulled out tears, and Cheetos and Doritos danced. All to the tune of $5.
Toronto-bound Air Canada plane to make emergency landing at Madrid airport

Toronto-bound Air Canada plane to make emergency landing at Madrid airport

A Toronto-bound Air Canada plane is preparing to make an emergency landing at Madrid's international airport due to an engine problem and reported tire rupture, the airline says.
BlackBerry says TCL Communication will stop selling BlackBerry-branded devices

BlackBerry says TCL Communication will stop selling BlackBerry-branded devices

TORONTO — BlackBerry Mobile says TCL Communication will no longer be making or selling BlackBerry-branded mobile devices.
Cineplex Inc. says no superior offer made during 'go-shop' period

Cineplex Inc. says no superior offer made during 'go-shop' period

TORONTO — Cineworld Group's friendly deal to acquire Cineplex Inc. has cleared another hurdle, with a "go-shop" period ending without a superior offer being made for the Canadian movie theatre company.

US construction spending dips 0.2% in December

WASHINGTON — Spending on U.S. construction projects edged down a slight 0.2% in December, closing out a year when total construction registered its first annual decline in eight years.
Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Madrid's international airport was closed for over one hour on Monday due to the reported sighting of drones, authorities in Spain said.
Torstar Corp. selling Hamilton Spectator building, land for $25.5 million

Torstar Corp. selling Hamilton Spectator building, land for $25.5 million

TORONTO — Torstar Corp. has signed a deal to sell the land and building used by the Hamilton Spectator newspaper for $25.5 million. The sale follows a move by Torstar last spring to close its Hamilton printing and mailroom operations.

Aecon buying electrical transmission and substation contractor Voltage Power

TORONTO — Aecon Group Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Voltage Power, an electrical transmission and substation contractor based in Winnipeg.