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Heroux-Devtek CEO appointed executive chairman, COO to be successor

Heroux-Devtek CEO appointed executive chairman, COO to be successor

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Heroux-Devtek Inc.
NewsAlert: Inflation rate up in February; CPI up 1.5% from 1.4% in January

NewsAlert: Inflation rate up in February; CPI up 1.5% from 1.4% in January

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in February was up 1.5 per cent compared with a year ago. The move compared with a year-over-year increase of 1.4 per cent in January. More coming The Canadian Press

BRP's double-digit gains in Q4 profit, revenue due to strong wholesale sales

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. says its fourth-quarter revenue was up 22.8 per cent from a year earlier, beating analyst estimates and propelling the Quebec-based company's three-month profit to $82.7 million.
Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

CALGARY — An unexpected late bidding war for the right to sponsor veteran driver Troy Dorchester helped push the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction to a $47,000 higher total than last year.
Residents fret about chemical plant fire, despite assurances

Residents fret about chemical plant fire, despite assurances

HOUSTON — Kristin Crump and her two kids put damp cloths over their mouths on Thursday for the short walk from their suburban Houston front door to their car, defying an order to remain inside because of dangerous fumes coming from burned-out petroch
Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

CALGARY — An unexpected late bidding war for the right to sponsor veteran driver Troy Dorchester helped push the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction to a $50,000 higher total than last year.
Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney

Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney

LOS ANGELES — Fox 2000, the specialty unit behind such diverse literary adaptations as "Hidden Figures," ''Love, Simon" and "Life of Pi," is closing shop under the Walt Disney Co.
Europe offers UK more time to leave the bloc

Europe offers UK more time to leave the bloc

BRUSSELS — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K.
Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the economy would have grown much faster last year if the Federal Reserve had not been tightening credit last year.
Levi's soars in return to public markets

Levi's soars in return to public markets

NEW YORK — Levi Strauss & Co.'s return to the public markets got an enthusiastic reception from investors who believe the iconic brand is ready for a comeback — and still has a lot more room to grow.