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Former Quebec engineering executive receives 12-month sentence for bid-rigging

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says a former executive of Quebec engineering firm Dessau received a 12-month sentence after pleading guilty Thursday in the Court of Quebec to rigging bids for City of Gatineau infrastructure contracts.
Huawei to grow Canadian R&D budget, staff as part of 5-year plan: president

Huawei to grow Canadian R&D budget, staff as part of 5-year plan: president

TORONTO — Huawei Canada will be getting a piece of the US$2 billion that its global Chinese parent will spend over five years to hire more software engineers to make its equipment more secure, resilient and efficient, the company said Thursday.
Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threat for mining companies

Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threat for mining companies

TORONTO — The killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso is drawing attention to the deteriorating security situation in the country and the risks resource firms face in unstable regions.
TSX streak hits 10th straight day on hopeful sign about U.S.-China trade

TSX streak hits 10th straight day on hopeful sign about U.S.-China trade

TORONTO — The winning streak of Canada's main stock market continued for a 10th straight day Thursday as early energy losses dissipated and investors saw a hopeful sign ahead of trade talks resuming later this month between the U.S. and China.
Global trade tensions fuel St. Lawrence seaway shipments as grain demand soars

Global trade tensions fuel St. Lawrence seaway shipments as grain demand soars

MONTREAL — The St. Lawrence Seaway saw its highest cargo numbers since 2007 last year, propelled by a spike in grain shipments and global tariff wars that worked in Canada's favour. Traffic hit 40.
Ryerson and MLSE announce sports-tech startups chosen for incubator

Ryerson and MLSE announce sports-tech startups chosen for incubator

TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and Ryerson University are funding a handful of tech startups to foster sports industry innovation and if they're lucky, the early-stage ventures might get to pilot their products with top sports teams an
Competition commissioner urges B.C. to change liquor policy, lowering prices

Competition commissioner urges B.C. to change liquor policy, lowering prices

OTTAWA — Canada's interim competition commissioner is urging B.C. to change its liquor policy to allow more competition, spark innovation and lower prices. Matthew Boswell writes in an open letter to B.C.
'We're suffering:' China-Canada tourism may slow amid political drama

'We're suffering:' China-Canada tourism may slow amid political drama

VANCOUVER — Canadian tour operators specializing in travel to China say the growing diplomatic rift between the two countries is scaring their clients away, while those that bring Chinese tourists to Canada foresee a similar drop in interest that cou
Les Moonves to challenge CBS severance denial

Les Moonves to challenge CBS severance denial

NEW YORK — Former CBS CEO Les Moonves is fighting the company's decision to deny his $120 million severance package following his firing over sexual misconduct allegations.
Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition

Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition

LONDON — A weakened but defiant Prime Minister Theresa May met lawmakers from Britain's rival Brexit factions Thursday to try to forge a replacement for her rejected European Union exit plan.