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Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

NEW YORK — Papa John's is getting "Shaq-ified." The pizza chain said Friday that basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal will be its new pitchman, appearing in TV commercials and promoting Papa John's in other ways.
The Latest: New fire extinguished at Texas chemical plant

The Latest: New fire extinguished at Texas chemical plant

HOUSTON — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The company that operates a Houston-area chemical plant says a new fire has been extinguished about an hour after it began.
Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese companies have stopped buying canola seed from Canadian producers, leaving exporters trying to sell their supply to other markets.
Bombardier executive pay falls four per cent; CEO unchanged at US$10.6 million

Bombardier executive pay falls four per cent; CEO unchanged at US$10.6 million

MONTREAL — Total compensation for Bombardier's top five executives fell four per cent last year to US$29.5 million, according to a proxy circular released ahead of the company's May 2 annual meeting.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,089.33, down 155.26 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 10 cents, or 3.55 per cent, to $2.72 on 50.1 million shares.

North American stocks take beatings on signs of potential recession

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index endured its worst day of 2019 Friday on signs of a global economic slowdown and potential for a recession.
Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed's seven-member board.
WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

TORONTO — WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service.
Investors raise concerns on Newmont's proposed takeover of Goldcorp

Investors raise concerns on Newmont's proposed takeover of Goldcorp

VANCOUVER — Investors are raising concerns about Newmont Mining Corp.'s proposed takeover of Goldcorp Inc. as early April votes on the deal approach. Hedge fund giant Paulson & Co. Inc. says in a letter that it believes the US$1.
Crude-by-rail exports fall in January as Alberta started production cuts

Crude-by-rail exports fall in January as Alberta started production cuts

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports in January fell compared with December, but remained more than twice as high as 12 months earlier.