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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.
Starbucks to open pick-up focused Toronto spot as eateries revamp for 'this new digital age'

Starbucks to open pick-up focused Toronto spot as eateries revamp for 'this new digital age'

Customers accustomed to hunkering down for hours to work or socialize won't be able to do so at the newest Starbucks format that lacks seating and encourages people to grab their drinks and go.
North American stock markets set new records after U.S.-China trade deal signing

North American stock markets set new records after U.S.-China trade deal signing

TORONTO — North American stock markets moved further into record territory midweek in the wake of the signing of a trade deal between the world's two largest economies. U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,415.17, up 62.27 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 36 cents, or 15.45 per cent, to $2.69 on 19.