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August 16, 2018 5:52 PM Eastern Canadian LNG project wins buyers in shadow of western rival

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s giant liquefied natural gas project in western Canada may be grabbing the headlines, but a smaller rival in the east is busy lining up another customer from Europe. Pieridae Energy is negotiating a binding agreement to supply LNG from its proposed Goldboro project in Nova Scotia to Axpo Holding AG, an energy company in Switzerland 7

August 5, 2018 10:41 PM Search for an entangled right whale in Bay of Fundy could be called off after Monday

GRAND MANAN, N.B.—There is still no sign of an entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted last week in the Bay of Fundy, as the Campobello Whale Rescue Team remains on standby hoping for good news. Jerry Conway with the rescue team said the search is an expensive operation and it might be called off if nothing is found Monday, which marks a week since 18

August 1, 2018 7:37 PM Brookfield Asset Management to acquire Forest City for $11.4 billion including debt

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has agreed to buy real-estate developer Forest City Realty Trust Inc. in an $11.4 billion deal that further fuels this year’s mergers and acquisitions boom in the commercial property sector. Toronto-based Brookfield, one of the world’s biggest commercial real estate owners, will pay $25.35 per share for Cleveland based 12

July 20, 2018 3:09 PM This year could be Glen Abbey’s last as owners plan redevelopment for condos and offices

For over four decades, the Glen Abbey Golf Club has been synonymous with the Canadian Open. When the lone Canadian stop on the PGA Tour gets underway next week, it will mark the 30th time the venerable course in suburban Toronto has hosted the event. It might also be the last. Glen Abbey’s owner, ClubLink Corp., announced plans to redevelop the site last year and the future 10

July 18, 2018 10:40 PM Bird of peace: 1st commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea lands

JOHANNESBURG—Hailed as “the bird of peace,” the first commercial flight from Ethiopia to former rival Eritrea landed on Wednesday as air links resumed after the swift and stunning end of a 20-year state of war. Eritrea’s information minister announced the arrival of the Ethiopian Airlines flight in the capital, Asmara, to a warm red-carpet welcome with the flags 14

July 18, 2018 6:39 PM Chicago judge orders release of woman dubbed ‘serial stowaway’ from jail

CHICAGO—A Chicago judge has ordered the release from jail of a woman dubbed a “serial stowaway” for repeatedly trying to sneak onto commercial jets without a ticket. The Cook County State’s Attorney office says Cook County Judge Maura Slattery-Boyle determined Wednesday that Marilyn Hartman is fit to stand trial and allowed her to be transferred to a private 9

July 17, 2018 7:10 PM Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Gordie Howe bridge between Windsor, Detroit

DETROIT—U.S. and Canadian officials touted the friendship between the two countries while acknowledging the economic benefits a new international bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ont., will bring. A groundbreaking for the advance construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge was held Tuesday in southwest Detroit. The six-lane, cable-stayed 8

June 20, 2018 5:59 PM Major U.S. airlines refuse to carry children seized by immigration agents

Major U.S. airlines are telling the White House that they don't want to participate in any transportation of migrant children who have been separated from their parents at border crossings. In a statement Wednesday, American Airlines said it doesn't know whether any migrant children have been on its flights, but it doesn't want to profit from the current 53

June 18, 2018 5:38 PM Advertising giant Procter & Gamble wants female directors on half of product commercials

The world’s biggest advertiser wants female directors for at least half of its product commercials by 2023, up from about one in 10 today. It’s a direct challenge to the male-dominated agency world, from a client that spent more than $7 billion (U.S.) on advertising last year. “Equality drives growth,” said Marc Pritchard, the company’s chief brand officer 15

June 17, 2018 8:00 AM How we can prevent outer space from becoming the Wild West

Experts say that some sort form of regulation is needed, and soon In January, an Indian rocket arced across the sky over the island of Sriharikota as it soared into space. On board were several satellites, including an Indian mapping satellite, one from Canada and one from an asteroid mining company. But if you're not allowed to launch from the U.S., why not launch 13