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February 23, 2018 9:37 PM U.S. appeals court restores lawsuit naming RBC that alleges Libor interest rate manipulation

NEW YORK—A U.S. appeals court has ruled in favour of Charles Schwab Corp. and several of its mutual funds, giving new life to their lawsuits alleging 16 financial institutions including Royal Bank of Canada conspired to manipulate the benchmark Libor interest rate. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan disagreed with portions of a lower 9

February 21, 2018 5:46 PM Walmart partners with online grocery service to launch home delivery in Vancouver

The retail giant has partnered with Vancouver-based Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery to cover the city’s metro area. Walmart announced a delivery service in the GTA last November. VANCOUVER—Walmart Canada Corp. says it is partnering with an online grocery service to bring home delivery to Vancouver by the summer, as the brick-and-mortar retailer ramps 13

February 21, 2018 4:00 PM New TPP could hurt NAFTA talks because of impact on U.S.: auto sector

NAFTA talks are to resume in 5 days in Mexico City American imports into Canada could fall by $3.3 billion under the recently rebooted Trans-Pacific Partnership, the federal government has concluded, sparking fears the new pact could hurt the ongoing NAFTA renegotiation. The text of the 11-country Pacific Rim trade deal — a pact President Donald Trump 17

February 20, 2018 7:21 PM Trade fine small compared to billions lost if Trans Mountain doesn't go ahead, minister says

B.C. government filed trade complaint against Alberta over wine ban Alberta economic development minister Deron Bilous says a fine for violating a trade agreement would be small compared to the jobs and investment that could be lost if the British Columbia government continues to oppose the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. On Monday, B.C. launched 11

February 20, 2018 5:36 PM Wholesale sales fell unexpectedly in December, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell 0.5 per cent to $63 billion in December, the first decrease in three months. Economists had expected an increase of 0.4 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters. Sales fell in five of the seven subsectors tracked, representing 65 per cent of total wholesale sales. Statistics Canada says the personal and household 14

February 20, 2018 12:52 PM Trudeau announces $1B investment deal with India

Deal covering a range of sectors will create 5,800 jobs in Canada, PMO says Canada and India have secured a two-way investment deal worth $1 billion covering a range of sectors from natural health products to artificial intelligence. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement on Tuesday in Mumbai during his trade trip to India. Canadian and private 25

February 19, 2018 6:59 PM Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant if no orders come in

Company was recently excluded from contract to supply trains for Montreal's light-rail system The railway division of Bombardier Inc. says losing out on a large electric train contract in Montreal may force it to lay off workers this fall at its plant in La Pocatiere, Que., unless it wins some new contracts. Spokesman Eric Prud'homme describes the situation 22

February 18, 2018 9:00 AM Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence

New research suggests the planet's storms rage hard and fizzle quickly because of wind shear Almost five billion kilometres from Earth is a powerful storm that once was so large it could stretch across the North Atlantic Ocean. Now, it has almost disappeared. The storm has been raging on Neptune, the eighth planet in our solar system. Just as we get hurricanes 14

February 18, 2018 8:17 AM Dozens feared dead after plane crashes in Iran

Country has seen a spate of deadly aviation accidents in recent years An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 marks 41

February 16, 2018 6:01 PM Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines

Canopy Growth Corp., one of the world's biggest medical marijuana producers, now wants to take on the world's pharmaceutical giants. The Canadian firm launched Canopy Health Innovation in late 2016 to build a portfolio of patented and federally approved cannabinoid-based medicines. The venture is one of a small but growing number of companies here aiming 16