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October 12, 2018 4:00 PM Nova Scotia won’t pay to exhibit Annie Leibovitz photos

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government says it won’t ante up to help the provincial art gallery exhibit pictures by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz. Culture Minister Leo Glavine had said in May it “wouldn’t be out of the question” the province could consider helping the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia pay the exhibition fee to showcase the collection 13

October 11, 2018 4:14 PM Asper family donates $2.5 million to Canadian sport’s Next Generation

“For me travelling was a huge problem. If I wanted to travel to France or anywhere those big decathlon meets are, it costs a lot of money. On top of that, there’s such a problem travelling on planes with those poles (for pole vault), it can cost $1,000 one way, then the pole is also $1,000 itself.” LePage stars alongside two-time Olympic freestyle champion 10

October 11, 2018 3:33 PM North American stock slide lower, loonie trades down against U.S. dollar

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 146.35 points at 25,452.39 after dropping more than 800 points a day ago. The S&P 500 index was down 16.59 points at 2,769.09, while the Nasdaq composite was down 15.44 points at 7,406.61. The Canadian dollar traded lower at 76.54 cents U.S. compared with an average of 76.97 cents U.S. on Wednesday 12

October 9, 2018 3:25 PM Connecticut man cleans out wallet, finds winning, $1 million lottery ticket

REDDING, CONN.—When most people clean out their wallets, all they find is a few bucks and a couple of old receipts. Charles Dudley of Redding, Conn., found a virtual pot of gold in his —a winning, million dollar Powerball ticket that would have expired soon, according to the Connecticut Lottery. The ticket was from the May 2 drawing, the lottery said last week. Dudley 8

October 1, 2018 4:38 PM Shell, partners approve $31 billion project to speed gas to Asia

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and its four partners have agreed to invest in a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in western Canada — the largest new one of its kind in years that would carve out the fastest route to Asia for North American gas. LNG Canada — comprised of Shell, Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd, Mitsubishi Corp., PetroChina Co. and Korea 9

October 1, 2018 3:01 PM Loonie, auto parts stocks up after revamped trade deal with U.S

The Canadian dollar and shares of the country’s major auto parts companies were up in the wake of the tentative trade deal between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. The loonie was trading at 78.04 cents (U.S.) shortly after North American stock markets opened, up from an average of 77.25 cents (U.S.) on Friday. Shares of Canada’s largest auto parts company 7

September 29, 2018 10:55 PM New Democrats try to bolster donations with fundraising matching strategy

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats are pushing their supporters to get in on what’s being billed as a donation matching program as the party looks to fill its coffers ahead of a looming contribution deadline. Sunday marks the financial close of the third quarter for fundraising and parties like the NDP traditionally put on end-of-quarter pushes to boost 8

September 28, 2018 6:23 PM Toronto stocks lower, loonie climbs higher after GDP report tops expectations

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 44.57 points at 26,484.50. The S&P 500 index was up 5.01 points at 2,919.01, while the Nasdaq composite was up 13.10 points at 8,055.06. The Canadian dollar traded higher at 77.39 (U.S.) compared with an average of 76.66 cents (U.S.) on Thursday after the Canadian economy grew faster than expected 17

September 19, 2018 1:13 PM Malaysia former prime minister faces charges for abuse of power

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA—Malaysia’s anti-graft agency said former prime minister Najib Razak was arrested on Wednesday and will face further charges of abuse of power over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. The agency said in a statement that Najib was detained at its office over the transfer of 2.6 billion ringgit ($814 million) 7

September 17, 2018 7:57 PM Marijuana may take Shopify stock price to new heights

The cloud-based commerce platform is already carrying billion-dollar brands like Fashion Nova, Rebecca Minkoff, LeSportsac and Kylie Cosmetics. Having established itself as the “go-to platform” in this sphere, Shopify already has a leading position in Canada cannabis. With retail sales starting October 17, the opportunity could serve as a driver for both revenue 14