NEW YORK — Facebook’s effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company’s technicians can find original reporting.
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TORONTO — The chief executives of Canada’s five largest banks collectively earned roughly $63.2 million in total compensation during the 2018 financial year, up about 12 per cent from the previous year.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is proposing to allow year-round sales of gasoline mixed with 15 per cent ethanol, seeking to calm a dispute that has riled two politically important blocs the oil industry and corn farmers.
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and plugs in his laptop computer. He places a Wi-Fi hotspot on the table and turns on a digital recorder. The earplug in his left ear is attached to a police scanner in his pants pocket.
He wears a tie; Maurina insists upon professionalism.
He is the press in its entirety.
OTTAWA — The labour market generated a second straight month of strong job gains in February with the creation of 55,900 net new positions, all of which were full time, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The Canadian increase even outpaced job creation in the United States, where figures showed an increase of just 20,000 new positions last month.
SHENZHEN, China — Chinese tech giant Huawei is launching a U.S. court challenge to a law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equipment.
WINNIPEG — One of Canada’s largest canola exporters has confirmed that China has revoked the company’s permit to export product to the country as a diplomatic feud between Canada and China escalates.
The loss of the export permit for Richardson International Ltd. comes as Ottawa moves to proceed with the extradition hearing of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. executive Meng Wanzhou.
A new bar soon will be set on what counts as sustainable forestry—holding potential implications for the future of the woodland caribou and of the forestry industry itself.
WASHINGTON — Aiming to crack down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents based in Miami.
A new bar will soon be set on what counts as sustainable forestry, holding potential implications for the future of the woodland caribou and of the forestry industry itself.