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Cargo volumes fall as water levels rise on the St. Lawrence Seaway

Cargo volumes fall as water levels rise on the St. Lawrence Seaway

CORNWALL, Ont. — The St. Lawrence Seaway saw cargo numbers fall sharply last year, as trade tensions and record water levels teamed up with harsh weather to hurt traffic. The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp.
Sorting accumulated investment clutter key to worry-free retirement plan

Sorting accumulated investment clutter key to worry-free retirement plan

CALGARY — A long life of assorted jobs, good times, hard times, moves and mistakes can result in an investment portfolio that looks like a jumbled basement storage closet.
Retailer Canadian Tire names Gregory Craig as new chief financial officer

Retailer Canadian Tire names Gregory Craig as new chief financial officer

TORONTO — Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is promoting Gregory Craig to the job of chief financial officer, replacing Dean McCann, who is retiring.
Germany agrees timeline, compensation for coal phase-out

Germany agrees timeline, compensation for coal phase-out

BERLIN — Germany will pay utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plants as part of the country's efforts to fight climate change, the government said Thursday.
US says its pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai sponsored by UAE

US says its pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai sponsored by UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United States said its participation at this year's World's Fair in Dubai is being made possible by “the generosity of the Emirati government.” The U.S.
Preliminary results show Barrick produced 5.5 million ounces of gold last year

Preliminary results show Barrick produced 5.5 million ounces of gold last year

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. says its gold production for 2019 is expected to come in near the top end of its guidance, while copper production is forecast to be more than its earlier expectations.
Unifor says customer service agents reach tentative agreement Air Canada

Unifor says customer service agents reach tentative agreement Air Canada

MONTREAL — The union representing Air Canada customer service agents in call centres and airports says it has reached a tentative agreement with the airline.

Reitmans appoints CEO and chairman following death of retailer's top executive

MONTREAL — Clothing retailer Reitmans Ltd. says it has appointed the company's president as chief executive following the death of CEO and chairman Jeremy Reitman.

Emphasis on US exports, trade secrets in China trade deal

WASHINGTON — The United States and China reached a trade deal Wednesday that eases tensions between the world’s two biggest economies, offers massive export opportunities for U.S.
Resolute Forest Products to produce cellulose filaments at Quebec paper mill

Resolute Forest Products to produce cellulose filaments at Quebec paper mill

MONTREAL — Resolute Forest Products Inc. says it will spend $27 million to add a plant to produce cellulose filaments at its Kenogami paper mill in Quebec.