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Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed's seven-member board.
WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

TORONTO — WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service.
Investors raise concerns on Newmont's proposed takeover of Goldcorp

Investors raise concerns on Newmont's proposed takeover of Goldcorp

VANCOUVER — Investors are raising concerns about Newmont Mining Corp.'s proposed takeover of Goldcorp Inc. as early April votes on the deal approach. Hedge fund giant Paulson & Co. Inc. says in a letter that it believes the US$1.
Crude-by-rail exports fall in January as Alberta started production cuts

Crude-by-rail exports fall in January as Alberta started production cuts

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports in January fell compared with December, but remained more than twice as high as 12 months earlier.

Utility firm Just Energy cuts 200 positions, predicts $9M in severance costs

TORONTO — Just Energy Group Inc. says it is eliminating 200 jobs in a move that will save $40 million in annual costs in its upcoming financial year.
AP Exclusive: Guaido's Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jail

AP Exclusive: Guaido's Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jail

BOGOTA — When the Trump administration paved the way for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to name a new board to run the U.S.
GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.
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
Canadian clean-tech firm claims its oil ‘magnet’ is best at spill response

Canadian clean-tech firm claims its oil ‘magnet’ is best at spill response

The product attracts hydrocarbons, acting more like a magnet than a sponge