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Air Canada launches routes with fuel-efficient A220 to seize U.S. market share

Air Canada launches routes with fuel-efficient A220 to seize U.S. market share

MONTREAL — Canada's largest airline aims to boost its presence in the U.S. with a pair of Airbus A220 jetliners on two new non-stop routes between Montreal and Seattle and from Toronto to San Jose, Calif.
Ford extends transmission warranty for 560K Fiestas, Focuses

Ford extends transmission warranty for 560K Fiestas, Focuses

DETROIT — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission.
German economy shrinks, casting shadow over European growth

German economy shrinks, casting shadow over European growth

FRANKFURT — Germany's economy shrank by 0.1 per cent in the second quarter as global trade conflicts and troubles in the auto industry held back the largest member of the 19-country euro currency union.
CPPIB earned 1.1 per cent in most recent quarter, CPP Fund now tops $400 billion

CPPIB earned 1.1 per cent in most recent quarter, CPP Fund now tops $400 billion

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it earned a return of 1.1 per cent, net of its costs in its most recent quarter.
ExxonMobil fined $40,000 after near miss on rig off Nova Scotia last fall

ExxonMobil fined $40,000 after near miss on rig off Nova Scotia last fall

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's offshore regulator has fined ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. $40,000 after a "near miss" incident last fall that saw a chain dropped on the Noble Regina Allen drilling rig.
Cannabis company Tilray reports Q2 loss grew to US$35.1M, revenue up

Cannabis company Tilray reports Q2 loss grew to US$35.1M, revenue up

NANAIMO, B.C. — Cannabis company Tilray Inc. reported a loss in its latest quarter as revenue soared compared with a year ago before legalization of the recreational market in Canada late last year. The B.C.-based company, which keeps its books in U.
Asian shares rise on US plan to delay some China tariffs

Asian shares rise on US plan to delay some China tariffs

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after the U.S. said it would hold off on tariffs of Chinese imports of mobile phones, toys and several other items typically on holiday shopping lists. Japan's Nikkei 225 added 1.
Airline ends trans-Atlantic routes due to 737 Max grounding

Airline ends trans-Atlantic routes due to 737 Max grounding

NEW YORK — Norwegian Air says it's ending trans-Atlantic service between Ireland and three U.S. and Canadian airports because the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft makes the routes "no longer commercially viable.

Son can't use name shared with dad to market competing firm

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina personal injury lawyer known for his ads has won an order keeping his son from using their shared name to market a competing law firm. The Post and Courier reports that a federal judge says George Sink Jr.

Stelco Holdings says revenue down in Q2 on lower prices and market challenges

HAMILTON — Stelco Holdings Inc. says it swung to a net income of $1 million in the second quarter compared with a loss of $11 million in the same quarter last year.