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As Teck weighs offers for coal business, likelihood of regulatory approval a factor

As Teck weighs offers for coal business, likelihood of regulatory approval a factor

The head of Teck Resources Ltd. says he will only accept a bid for the company's steelmaking coal business if he feels confident Canadian regulators will approve the transaction.
AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio wishes Canada's AI legislation was further along by now

AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio wishes Canada's AI legislation was further along by now

TORONTO — Artificial intelligence icon Yoshua Bengio wishes Canadian legislation on theincreasingly mighty technology he pioneered would be further along by now.
TSX moves lower Tuesday ahead of Bank of Canada rate announcement, U.S. markets rise

TSX moves lower Tuesday ahead of Bank of Canada rate announcement, U.S. markets rise

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved lower Tuesday, as energy and battery metals led the way lower on a mixed day of trading, while U.S. markets rose.
Macklem warned premiers about dangers of putting BoC's independence at risk

Macklem warned premiers about dangers of putting BoC's independence at risk

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem warned premiers who publicly asked the central bank to not raise interest rates last month that their requests could undermine the institution's independence.
Scotiabank says it will close eight branches across rural Newfoundland

Scotiabank says it will close eight branches across rural Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Scotiabank says it is closing eight branches across rural Newfoundland.
Grain farmers hit by seaway strike, as both sides agree to sit down with mediator

Grain farmers hit by seaway strike, as both sides agree to sit down with mediator

MONTREAL — The federal government has instructed workers and management in the St. Lawrence Seaway strike to sit down with a mediator this Friday and hash out their differences, as groups ranging from grain farmers to steelmakers feel the squeeze.
Freeland says feds will strike 'challenging' balance in fall budget update

Freeland says feds will strike 'challenging' balance in fall budget update

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday the government's fall economic statement will focus on housing and affordability within a fiscally responsible framework. "That is a challenging balance to strike.
In courtroom faceoff, Michael Cohen says he was told to boost Trump's asset values 'arbitrarily'

In courtroom faceoff, Michael Cohen says he was told to boost Trump's asset values 'arbitrarily'

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's fixer-turned-foe Michael Cohen faced off with him at the former president's civil fraud trial Tuesday, testifying that he worked to boost asset values to "whatever number Trump told us to.
UAW strikes at General Motors plant in Texas as union begins targeting the cash cows of automakers

UAW strikes at General Motors plant in Texas as union begins targeting the cash cows of automakers

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union turned up the heat on General Motors as 5,000 workers walked off their jobs Tuesday at a highly profitable SUV factory in Arlington, Texas.
Unifor set to bargain for more than 2,800 workers at Loblaw-owned stores

Unifor set to bargain for more than 2,800 workers at Loblaw-owned stores

TORONTO — Unifor is set to bargain on behalf of more than 2,800 grocery store workers at Loblaw-owned stores in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador, testing whether the union can bring the gains it made for Metro workers in Toronto to other grocery