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August 13, 2018 2:23 AM Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska’s North Slope region

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake is 15.8 times bigger and 63.1 times stronger than a 5.2 earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. “That’s why at 6.4 this changes how we think about the region,” West said. “It’s a little early to say how, but it’s safe to say this earthquake will cause a re-evaluation of the seismic potential of that area.” The magnitude 10

August 7, 2018 2:14 PM Canada beats switzerland 10-0 in round-robin Hlinka Gretzky Cup

EDMONTON—Playing on Canadian ice for the first time since 1996 in what’s now called the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, Team Canada made it a memorable and lopsided homecoming at Rogers Place on Monday, opening with a 10-0 win over Team Switzerland. Canada, the defending champion and gold medallist in 21 of the 27 previous editions of the annual best-on-best under- 12

August 6, 2018 11:07 PM Saudi Arabia orders its foreign students out of Canadian schools

Barbara Joy, spokesperson for York University, said of the 7,259 international students at that school, 115 are from Saudi Arabia. “While we await further information, our immediate focus will be on supporting these students to understand the potential implications for them,” Joy said in an emailed statement. The news comes after Saudi Arabia’s decision 16

August 6, 2018 2:02 PM Iran lifts ban on currency exchanges as U.S. sanctions loom

The ban on the exchange offices, introduced in March, had left the offices idle overnight: gone were the familiar, daily long lines of Iranians waiting to buy or sell dollars. The measure also backfired, and the black market flourished. Hemmati said the government’s decision in April to enforce a single exchange rate to the dollar had caused “serious 13

July 17, 2018 6:41 PM Cannabis company Aphria expands to South America, Jamaica with acquisition

Aphria’s Colombian operation will be anchored by Colcanna SAS, which has licences to cultivate and manufacture medicinal extracts from cannabis, including oil, for domestic use and export. Aphria is also acquiring ABP S.A., which distributes to an extensive network of pharmacies, distributors, government clinics and hospitals throughout Argentina. It also has a licence 8

June 29, 2018 3:41 PM Higher price for oil helps boost TSX as loonie climbs on GDP news

In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 274.71 points to 24,490.76. The S&P 500 index was up 25.37 points to 2,741.68 and the Nasdaq composite index was up 66.26 points to 7,569.94. The Canadian dollar was trading at 76.01 cents U.S., up from an average value of 75.37 cents U.S. on Thursday following stronger-than-expected Canadian GDP figures 11

June 18, 2018 7:20 PM Auto tariffs would permanently scar Canada’s economy, TD warns

Canada’s economy will be permanently scarred if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes auto tariffs, with one in five Ontario manufacturing jobs at risk and the potential for a lasting reduction in output, according to new analysis by Toronto-Dominion Bank. TD Economics forecasts U.S. tariffs on automobile imports would lead to a short recession for Canada 13

June 18, 2018 6:16 PM Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8 billion merger deal

Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a $2.8-billion deal to merge in a bid to boost the companies’ East Duvernay Shale operations in Alberta. The combined company, which will operate under the Baytex name, is expected to have production of approximately 94,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from a diverse portfolio of oil assets 12

June 14, 2018 8:00 AM As World Cup kicks off, Russia looks to show the West it's not isolated

Inside Vladimir Putin's latest attempt to rebrand Russia With Moscow's historic squares, pedestrian malls — and, starting today, soccer stadiums — filling up with foreign tourists, President Vladimir Putin's latest rebranding exercise for Russia is well underway. The first game of the World Cup kicks off at 6 p.m. local time in the refurbished and freshly 136

June 12, 2018 11:15 PM Notley says Canada needs Trans Mountain pipeline amid Trump’s ‘reckless’ trade attacks

CALGARY—Alberta’s premier says the Trump administration’s recent attacks on Canadian trade show how necessary it is to go ahead with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Rachel Notley has taken aim at what she called reckless U.S. moves against Canada’s steel and aluminum industries. She told the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary that Canada needs to be strategic 17