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October 16, 2018 5:30 PM Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

MONTREAL—Bombardier Inc. announced Tuesday it is on track to meet its target for business aircraft deliveries for the year, as a lengthening order backlog points to growing demand for long-range planes. In the third quarter, the Montreal-based company delivered 31 business jets, bringing the total to 96 so far in 2018, in line with analyst expectations 10

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 34

September 4, 2018 5:46 PM Laurentian Bank reports flat profit in third quarter

MONTREAL—Laurentian Bank of Canada’s net income was virtually flat in the third quarter compared with last year at $54.9 million, as the company recorded acquisition-related costs and other expense increases that offset five per cent higher revenue. The Montreal-based company’s net income per share amounted to $1.23 per share, which was down from $1.48 per share 21

August 29, 2018 6:24 PM National Bank reports third-quarter profit up 10 per cent from year ago

National Bank chief executive Louis Vachon said it was “another quarter of excellent performance in each business segment thanks to sustained revenue growth and effective cost management.” The bank said its personal and commercial banking group earned $248 million in the third quarter, up from $235 million in the third quarter of 2017. The wealth management 10

August 21, 2018 6:14 PM Irving Oil signs deal to acquire Irish-based group of energy companies

“We are looking forward to joining Irving Oil and continuing to grow and develop our business under its umbrella,” Top Oil chief executive Gerard Boylan said in a statement. A news release from Irving said Top Oil recently expanded operations into aviation fuel, and sells more than one billion litres of fuel every year to commercial and residential consumers 19

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 18

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 28

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 19

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 30

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 19