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January 21, 2018 11:38 PM Suspect in Jane and Lawrence hair salon stabbing identified

Police are searching for 51-year-old Barrington Brooks after a man entered a hair salon and started stabbing another man in broad daylight Saturday. A man who allegedly walked into a hair salon Saturday afternoon and stabbed a man multiple times has been identified by police. Around 3:15 p.m., the suspect entered the salon in the Jane St. and Marshlynn 9

January 18, 2018 5:24 PM Ottawa to promise $700 million to Business Development Bank of Canada to spur clean-tech growth

The money is part of the government’s promise to invest $2.3 billion in clean technologies. OTTAWA—The federal government will give $700 million over the next five years to the Business Development Bank of Canada in a bid to grow Canada’s clean-technology industry. The funding is intended to enable the bank to take on more risk, providing high-potential 10

January 17, 2018 7:00 PM Volkswagen sells record 10.74 million vehicles, which a rival disputes

Renault Nissan Mitsubishi says the figure, which puts VW at the top of the automaker pack, includes trucks, which shouldn’t count. FRANKFURT—German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year, but saw its bid to keep the title of world’s largest carmaker reportedly disputed by the rival Renault Nissan Mitsubishi alliance 14

January 16, 2018 5:32 PM NASCAR driver Danica Patrick confirms relationship with Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers

Patrick and Rodgers have been linked romantically since the start of the new year. Patrick, a Chicago Bears fan, confirmed Monday she is dating the Green Bay Packers quarterback. Rodgers split from actress Olivia Munn in 2017 after three years of dating. Patrick in late November ended a five-year relationship with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse 11

January 16, 2018 12:09 AM U.S. lawsuit alleges 6 Canadian banks manipulated an interest rate benchmark

BMO, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada and TD have allegedly manipulated the Canadian dealer offered rate from at least Aug. 9, 2007, to June 30, 2014, the lawsuit claims. WHITE PLANES, N.Y.—A class-action lawsuit filed in a U.S. court alleges six Canadian banks and three others conspired to increase the profitability 12

January 15, 2018 1:36 PM U.K. construction company Carillion’s collapse puts 43,000 jobs worldwide at risk

Carillion Plc filed for compulsory liquidation after failing in a last-ditch effort to shore up finances and get a government bailout. Carillion Plc, a U.K. construction company with government contracts in everything from hospitals to the HS2 high-speed rail project, filed for compulsory liquidation after failing in a last-ditch effort to shore up finances 12

January 11, 2018 6:38 PM Metro takeover, generic-drug changes weigh down Jean Coutu’s profits

The pharmacy chain says it earned $42.1 million for the quarter ended Dec. 2, compare to a profit of $51.2 million a year earlier. MONTREAL—The Jean Coutu Group Inc. reported a drop in its third-quarter profit compared with a year ago, weighed down by costs related to the sale of the company to Metro Inc. and changes affecting its generic drug business 14

January 9, 2018 5:28 PM JPMorgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

Dimon commends blockchain, the technology used by bitcoin and other digital currencies JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon regrets having called bitcoin a "fraud" but would still not be interested in the cryptocurrency, he said in an interview on Fox Business on Tuesday. Dimon, known for his candid comments, slammed the viability of bitcoin in September 20

January 4, 2018 5:23 PM Aurora signs deal for European joint venture with greenhouse vegetable company

The business will focus on the cultivation and sales of cannabis in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland. EDMONTON—Aurora Cannabis Inc. has signed a deal to form a joint venture with European greenhouse vegetable company Alfred Pedersen & Son (APS). Under the deal, Aurora will own a 51-per-cent interest in Aurora Nordic Cannabis A/S, based in Odense 11

January 3, 2018 11:55 PM Let’s get mistakable: Tab magazines confuse Manitoba man for missing boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John

Several tabloids named a man in the photos as Patrick McDermott, a 48-year-old cameraman presumed drowned in California in 2005, after an Australian tabloid published a story claiming exclusive proof that McDermott was alive and living in Sayulita, Mexico. BRANDON, MAN.—Wes Stobbe had never read a gossip tabloid beyond glances in the grocery checkout 16