Via Rail places nearly $1B train order with German company instead of Bombardier

Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the…

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Electronic surveillance proposed as bail hearing for Huawei CFO resumes

The bail hearing for a top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies resumed in Vancouver on Monday, the next step in a case…

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Husky ‘deeply sorry’ for oil spill last month off Newfoundland

Husky Energy said Monday it is “deeply sorry” for two back-to-back spills that sent a total of 250,000 litres of…

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Huawei CFO argues she’s not a flight risk, seeks bail to remain in Vancouver

A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition…

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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou wanted in U.S. for fraud, bail hearing told

A top Chinese telecommunications executive is wanted for extradition from Vancouver to the U.S. on allegations of fraud, including using…

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CN bidding for Halifax container terminal

Canadian National Railway has submitted a bid to buy Atlantic Canada’s largest container terminal. The company says if successful, it will…

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China promises prompt action on U.S. trade pact

A Chinese government spokesperson says Beijing will “immediately implement” terms of a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is “full of confidence”…

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Why cutting oil production seems so utterly un-Albertan

Alberta is supposed to be the home of the free market, the province of privatization. It’s a wide-open market to…

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Qatar to leave OPEC and set own oil and gas output

The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it will withdraw from OPEC in January, meeting its aspirations…

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Eye-roll nation: Why our sympathy for economic pain often stops at provincial borders

You could almost hear Albertans’ eyes roll in unison this week, as Unifor president Jerry Dias exited a meeting with Prime Minister Justin…

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