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November 17, 2018 12:36 AM Ottawa to deliver competitive boost for Canadian companies

He said soft oil prices have created a “new headwind” for the Canadian economy. Markets, he said, are watching closely for Morneau’s response “to the competitive challenges posed by last year’s U.S. tax reforms,” particularly a made-in-Canada capital investment boost. “If Morneau delivers on that hope, some will see it as a new tailwind for a Canadian 6

November 16, 2018 11:43 AM Bombardier executive stock plan under the microscope by securities regulator

The premier was speaking on the eve of a meeting between Economy and Innovation Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon and Bombardier chief executive Alain Bellemare, a week after the company announced it would lay off 5,000 workers, including 2,500 in Quebec and 500 in Ontario. The multinational has not ruled out the possibility of spinning off the CRJ series 7

November 15, 2018 11:09 PM Woman ticketed for not holding escalator handrail to be heard by Supreme Court

OTTAWA—The Supreme Court of Canada agreed Thursday to hear the case of a woman who was ticketed and arrested after she refused instructions to hold onto an escalator handrail. Bela Kosoian was in a subway station in the Montreal suburb of Laval in 2009 when a police officer told her to respect a pictogram with the instruction, “hold the handrail 6

November 15, 2018 2:43 PM October home sales down 1.6 per cent compared with September, according to CREA

OTTAWA—Canadian home sales fell in October, as the number of transactions dropped in more than half of all local markets led by dips in Montreal, Edmonton and the Hamilton-Burlington, Ont., area. The Canadian Real Estate Association says national home sales through its MLS system dropped by 1.6 per cent last month compared with September. Compared with October 4

November 14, 2018 9:31 PM CN Rail lays off some non-unionized workers after reporting record revenues

CN Rail declined to say how many consultants, contractors and managers face dismissal, saying that a “small percentage” of non-unionized workers were let go. Affected management employees were notified last Friday. The Teamsters Canada union confirmed it had not been informed of any layoffs for its members. The Montreal-based railway earned a net income 8

November 14, 2018 4:21 PM Montreal police arrest two teens in slaying of 17-year-old boy

MONTREAL — Two teens have been arrested in the killing of a 17-year-old found in a wooded area early Monday. Montreal police Sgt. Manuel Couture says homicide investigators arrested two minors earlier today — a boy and a girl, both 17. They are expected to appear in Quebec Youth Court later today. Police initially thought the death was the result of an accident 4

November 13, 2018 2:20 PM Flight simulator company CAE Inc. reports higher Q2 profit and revenue

MONTREAL—Flight simulator company CAE Inc. says its second-quarter profit and revenue increased compared with a year ago. The Montreal-based firm says its net income attributable to shareholders was $60.7 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up one per cent from $60.3 million from the same period a year ago. The profit amounted to 23 cents per share 9

November 12, 2018 4:55 PM Bombardier-Alstom to supply Montreal with 153 metro cars in $448-million order

MONTREAL—A Bombardier-Alstom consortium says it will supply Montreal’s transport agency with 153 more Azur metro cars in an order approaching a half-billion dollars. Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. and French rail giant Alstom say the contract comprises 17 trains of nine cars each, and amounts to $447.7 million. Most of the manufacturing and all of the final 10

November 12, 2018 5:18 AM Avs’ Varlamov stands tall in net as Oilers drop fourth straight game

It didn't take long for Colorado's top line to be heard from, scoring just 26 seconds into the game when Rantanen fluttered the rebound of a Nathan MacKinnon shot past Talbot for his sixth goal of the season and 25th point. Soderberg scored on a long point shot through traffic to give Colorado a 2-0 lead with 4:27 remaining in the opening period 13

November 11, 2018 9:06 PM Ottawa to encourage more countries to offer contraception, abortion

MONTREAL—Canada will continue to encourage other countries to offer more family planning services including contraception and abortion because they’re key to fighting poverty, the country’s international development minister said Sunday. Marie-Claude Bibeau said Canada will continue to speak “frankly” with other countries on the need for such services 6