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November 20, 2018 6:35 PM Canada Pension seeks ‘disruption’ with cruise line, robo taxi

From a river-cruise line to a robo-taxi company, the head of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is looking beyond market cycles and seeking to capitalize on structural changes shaking up the global economy. “CPPIB is embracing disruption, whether that disruption is technological, demographics, economic, climate change or any number of other forces 6

November 20, 2018 1:49 PM Kosovo’s bid to join Interpol rejected at agency’s assembly

The U.S. Embassy in Kosovo also expressed disappointment with the outcome of the vote in Dubai. “Support for Kosovo’s INTERPOL membership was never about recognition of Kosovo’s independence, but about strengthening global law enforcement co-operation and closing a critical security gap in the Balkans. With this outcome, we all lose,” it said. Kosovo 5

November 19, 2018 8:32 PM Alberta to build refineries, could still cut output, Notley says

“At this point, all I will say is that there are a number of options in the suite of options and there is no option that has been taken off the table at this point,” Notley said at a news conference in Edmonton. Alberta is being treated as a “branch plant for the U.S.,” she said. Canadian crude is trading near record lows amid pipeline bottlenecks, rising 6

November 18, 2018 2:25 PM Justin Trudeau weighs in on contract talks as Canada Post deadline expires without deal

OTTAWA—The Canadian Union of Postal Workers issued a request Saturday for the federal government to appoint a mediator in its contract talks with Canada Post, as it rejected the Crown corporation’s latest offers. Canada Post issued new, time sensitive, proposals last week aimed at reaching agreements with its approximately 42,000 urban employees and 8,000 rural 7

November 16, 2018 1:01 PM Scheer backs Brexit despite chaos, says it’s giving Britain back control of itself

OTTAWA—Canadian Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his support for Britain’s departure from the European Union is undiminished, despite the chaos Brexit has sown in British politics. The United Kingdom was plunged into uncertainty Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit deal with Europe met a rash of criticism. Two cabinet ministers resigned 8

November 15, 2018 4:26 PM Oreo cookie maker targeted by Greenpeace to save orangutans

Almost 25,000 hectares of orangutan habitat and 70,000 hectares of rainforest was destroyed between 2015 and 2017 in Indonesia, according to Greenpeace’s analysis of deforestation by 25 palm oil producers that were cross-referenced with supply chain information published by Mondelez and other brands, it said. Mondelez, which says it accounts for about 5

November 13, 2018 8:53 PM A $1.7-trillion fund manager joins critics of Trudeau oil policy

One of the largest foreign holders of Canadian energy stocks says investors are turning away from the country, frustrated over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s failure to get pipelines built to ease a record discount for oil-sands crude. In a letter to the prime minister, Darren Peers, an analyst and investor at Los Angeles-based Capital Group Cos., warns 11

November 13, 2018 6:04 PM Christopher Plummer to star in new TV series for Global

The series is being produced by Toronto’s Shaftesbury, the company behind Frankie Drake Mysteries and Murdoch Mysteries, and the U.K.’s Greenpoint Productions Ltd. Vincent Shiao, who executive-produces Global’s Ransom, is the creator of Departure, in which Panjabi’s character, Kendra Malley, investigates the disappearance of Flight 716, with Plummer 6

November 12, 2018 10:12 PM Trudeau’s spy chief has heard audio recordings in Khashoggi case

“At the request of Prime Minister Trudeau, the CSIS Director travelled to Turkey to discuss the investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,” John Townsend said in an emailed statement, first reported by Global News. “I can confirm that the Director of CSIS has listened to the audio tapes in question and has provided a briefing for the prime 8

November 12, 2018 3:37 PM U.S. Bishops will delay votes on steps to combat sex abuse crisis

BALTIMORE — In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group’s national meeting Monday by announcing it will delay for at least several months any action on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis that is rocking the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said Monday 10