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December 15, 2018 8:06 PM All evacuation orders lifted in deadly California wildfire

Authorities warned Paradise has limited services and advised residents to use power generators and have enough food, water and fuel for their vehicles. The Butte County health officer issued an advisory strongly urging people not to live on destroyed property until it is declared clear of hazardous waste, ash and debris. “There is evidence from recent 7

December 12, 2018 6:54 PM Via Rail places $989-million train order with Siemens for key rail corridor

MONTREAL—Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the Canadian passenger rail service renews its fleet of locomotives and cars for the rail corridor between Quebec City and Windsor, Ont. Via Rail and Siemens also announced a 15-year technical services and parts agreement valued 12

December 6, 2018 3:32 PM Bombardier forecasts 10% revenue boost in 2019 after plans for 5,000 layoffs

The Montreal-based company, which reports in U.S. dollars, forecasts total revenues of about $18 billion (U.S.) next year, as the freshly certified Global 7500 — its longest-range business jet — enters into service. The jetliner, sold out through 2021, will contribute to an expected $6.5 billion in business aircraft revenues. Both figures align roughly 15

December 3, 2018 1:55 AM Synagogue holds Hannukah ceremony at mass shooting site

PITTSBURGH—Sunday’s public lighting of a Menorah outside a Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 people were killed in a mass shooting was an opportunity to honour the dead, mark Hanukkah’s theme of survival and allow the community to reinforce its solidarity. “To me, it’s a simple message: The light is the message,” Rabbi Jeffrey Myers said, pointing to the Menorah 15

December 2, 2018 1:28 AM Nylander deal key piece of the puzzle for Maple Leafs

“Everyone wants to get back in and get playing right away. We still have to play the long game with him. It’s a six-year contract,” said Dubas. “We don’t want to rush to get him on Tuesday, or potentially Thursday and have that forgo his health and well being. We’ll get all that taken care of, and hopefully in the next week or so he’ll be back in action 14

November 30, 2018 8:26 PM Apple puts music service on Amazon Echo in subscription push

Apple and Amazon.com announced their second partnership this month: The iPhone maker’s music-streaming service is coming to Amazon’s Echo devices in December. The move gets Apple Music onto the most popular voice-controlled speakers, giving it distribution beyond Apple’s own devices. Subscribers will be able to control Apple Music with Amazon’s Alexa 14

November 29, 2018 2:09 PM Netflix Canada plans biggest price increase yet as competition intensifies

Another price hike is on the way for Netflix Canada subscribers as competition heats up among the biggest streaming video services. The company behind “Narcos” and “Orange Is the New Black” is introducing its biggest price increase yet for both new subscribers and current members. Netflix’s standard plan will now cost $3 more — or $13.99 a month — to watch 13

November 28, 2018 8:19 PM Partisanship clouds PM, opposition leaders meeting on ‘Francophonie’ issues

OTTAWA—A meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his counterparts from the four other main federal parties Wednesday is being pushed as a non-partisan effort to help Canada’s francophone population — even as the clouds of partisanship hang over the gathering. Trudeau will meet with Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, the NDP’s Jagmeet Singh 16

November 28, 2018 3:56 PM Snack food maker Neal Brothers strikes edible deal with Newstrike brands

It will also acquire a minority interest in Neal Brothers and receive advisory services from Peter and Chris Neal under the conditional deal, which subject to regulatory and other approvals. The joint venture partners will develop edible cannabis products at Newstrike’s licensed operation in the Niagara community of Lincoln, Ont. Newstrike is a publicly 15

November 27, 2018 2:38 PM Accenture adds 800 tech jobs to create Toronto innovation hub

Accenture Plc is creating an innovation hub in Toronto, adding 800 new jobs to help clients work on technologies from artificial intelligence to blockchain. The hub is designed for clients to work with Accenture to co-innovate and scale up new products and services, the Dublin-based consulting firm said in a statement Tuesday. It will be located in Scotia 15