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China sets an economic growth target of 5% and pledges help for consumers and property developers

China sets an economic growth target of 5% and pledges help for consumers and property developers

BEIJING (AP) — China's official growth target for this year is around 5%, Premier Li Qiang said Tuesday in an annual report on the government's plans and performance that prioritized both security and the economy.
JetBlue and Spirit are ending their $3.8 billion merger plan after a federal judge blocked the deal

JetBlue and Spirit are ending their $3.8 billion merger plan after a federal judge blocked the deal

JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines are ending their proposed $3.8 billion merger weeks after a federal judge blocked the deal, saying it would hurt consumers who depend on Spirit's lower fares.
B.C. Supreme Court approves $14.4-million settlement of iPhone class-action lawsuit

B.C. Supreme Court approves $14.4-million settlement of iPhone class-action lawsuit

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Supreme Court has approved a countrywide multimillion-dollar settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Apple over software updates that allegedly slowed down older iPhones. "We're pleased with the results," said K.
Energy regulator approves Enbridge tolling deal for Mainline pipeline system

Energy regulator approves Enbridge tolling deal for Mainline pipeline system

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. says the federal energy regulator has approved the tolling deal for its Mainline pipeline system. It's the latest milestone after the Calgary-based company reached an agreement with shippers in May of last year.
Federal Court judge scraps Ottawa's green light for CN Rail hub in Ontario

Federal Court judge scraps Ottawa's green light for CN Rail hub in Ontario

A Federal Court decision has nixed Ottawa's approval of a massive rail-and-truck hub in the Greater Toronto Area. The ruling states that the federal government failed to grapple with whether Canadian National Railway Co.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,531.07, down 21.28 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 90 cents, or 1.90 per cent, to $46.50 on 18.2 million shares.
Costs — not driver shortage — now biggest wrench in gears of trucking firms: report

Costs — not driver shortage — now biggest wrench in gears of trucking firms: report

Rising costs in the trucking sector have overtaken the driver shortage as the biggest concern for employers, according to a new report from an industry non-profit.
TSX ticks lower Monday, U.S. stock markets back off from last week's highs

TSX ticks lower Monday, U.S. stock markets back off from last week's highs

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ticked lower on Monday, weighed down by weakness in energy stocks, while U.S. markets also eased from the highs they hit last week. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 21.28 points at 21,531.07.
Stock market today: Wall Street edges lower at the start of a busy week

Stock market today: Wall Street edges lower at the start of a busy week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower on Wall Street at the start of a busy week. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% Monday, coming off its latest all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, and the Nasdaq composite fell 0.4%.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to present Liberals' federal budget on April 16

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to present Liberals' federal budget on April 16

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will present the federal budget on April 16, as cost-of-living issues continue to dominate Canadian politics.