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January 11, 2019 9:54 PM Department of Finance launches open banking consultation

Ottawa has officially launched its consultation on open banking, a framework which would allow consumers and businesses to permit third parties such as fintechs to access their financial data to provide innovative services. The Department of Finance on Friday published a consultation paper outlining the pros and cons of open banking, and invited the public 70

January 11, 2019 2:15 PM AP Interview: Catalan leader says ‘No’ to Spain govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain - The Spanish government’s bid to pass a national budget is doomed unless it bends to the demands of Catalonia’s separatists for a referendum on secession, the leader of the wealthy northeastern region says. Catalan regional president Quim Torra told The Associated Press in an interview that the representatives of Catalonia’s separatist 43

January 10, 2019 9:03 PM California governor offers $144B budget, sees big surplus

He wants to invest $500 million in infrastructure to provide more childcare and $750 million for kindergarten programs. And he’s calling for boosting a tax credit for the working poor by a total of more than a half-billion dollars. Saying California is “not playing small ball,” Newsom is also seeking more than $1 billion to combat the most populous state’s 43

January 10, 2019 8:29 PM The Latest: Lawmakers react to new governor’s first budget

Newsom will work with the Legislature over the next six months to finalize the budget. Surpluses often change between the governor’s January budget presentation and the final budget due in June. Gov. Gavin Newsom says California is “not playing small ball” as he seeks more than $1 billion to combat the most populous state’s homeless problem by encouraging 42

December 27, 2018 5:00 PM Lifechanger’s body horror gives survival a new face

We follow an entity we come to know as Drew. When we first meet, Drew is a young woman in bed next to a dead body. Unfazed and even a bit bored, she’s soon up, disposing of the corpse, and resuming her life at her home — as soon as she figures out where that is. You see, Drew is something beyond human — a force that kills people like this unfortunate 100

December 20, 2018 6:49 PM Enerjet aims to take off in crowded budget carrier market next year

CALGARY—The discount airline market is set to become even more crowded, as charter flight company Enerjet aims to relaunch itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier in 2019 after a decade of transporting oilsands workers and tour passengers. An investment group headed by Tim Morgan says it plans to take off in a Canadian market that already includes WestJet 57

December 18, 2018 7:23 PM Mid-sized Whitecap Resources unveils cautious $450M capital budget

CALGARY—Oil and gas producer Whitecap Resources Inc. says it will choke back spending in the first half of 2019 in view of recent extreme volatility in world and western Canadian oil prices. The mid-sized producer says it will remain “cautious and defensive” with its plan to spend about $450 million next year, about the same as this year, to grow output 61

December 17, 2018 9:15 PM Tea Party Republican Raul Labrador eyed for Interior secretary

A Tea Party congressman who campaigned for Trump in the final weeks of the 2016 election is being considered to replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to two people familiar with the situation. Idaho Republican Representative Raul Labrador, who will be leaving the House after an unsuccessful gubernatorial run earlier this year, has been talking 45

December 15, 2018 3:21 AM Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy ‘disaster’ as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

“We’re ready to help. We’ve got the capacity,” Boisvert said. Davie, he said, “could build in parallel six massive ships. The two other shipyards, Seaspan (in Vancouver) and Irving (in Halifax) they can only do one at a time. So, sincerely, that national strategy might become a bit of a disaster if we’re not leveraged properly.” The comments cast a cloud 54

December 12, 2018 2:30 PM New Tory government in New Brunswick dramatically scales back capital spending

FREDERICTON—New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative government has tabled a $600-million capital budget that dramatically turns away from the big spending of the previous Liberal government. Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says hard decisions are needed now about what the government can afford if the province is to return to balanced budgets by 2020 or sooner 54