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.
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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.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Enbridge Energy is delaying the startup of its planned Line 3 replacement crude oil pipeline through northern Minnesota by a year.
The Canadian-based company said Friday it now expects the new pipeline to go into service in the second half of 2020. Enbridge officials had hoped to put the pipeline into service in the second half of 2019.
OTTAWA — The economy expanded at an annualized pace of 0.4 per cent over the final three months of 2018 as the country posted its weakest quarterly growth since the middle of 2016, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The agency’s latest figures for real gross domestic product show that for all of last year the economy grew 1.8 per cent, compared with the three per cent expansion in 2017.
An advocacy group for dairy farmers decided to pull one of its new ads after a number of people complained it misled the public, according to letters sent to complainants from the advertising standards body.
HANOI, Vietnam — Senior members of North Korea’s delegation to Hanoi for Kim Jong Un’s summit with President Donald Trump took a side trip Wednesday to visit one of Vietnam’s most successful conglomerates.
NEW YORK — Barrick Gold will try to acquire Newmont Mining Corp. in an approximately $18 billion all-stock deal that would create a mining behemoth worth about $42 billion.
Newmont, based in Colorado, has shunned the Canadian miner so far, and the latest brush between the fierce rivals is likely to become hostile.
The head of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has voiced his displeasure at the idea of Alberta’s $3.7-billion deal with Canada’s two biggest rail companies to ship more crude via rail amid a pipeline crunch squeezing oilsands producers.
So the government steps in, we didn’t like it at all,” said Keith Creel, speaking at a conference in Miami on Wednesday.
Proposed rules around air passenger rights are “inhumane” and will deprive travellers of proper compensation, a new report states.
Advocacy group Air Passenger Rights says would-be regulations that allow airlines to keep travellers on the tarmac for up to three hours and 45 minutes are “unacceptable” and grant more than twice the time permitted under European Union legislation.
The Canadian Television-radio and Telecommunications Commission confirmed yesterday what has been widely alleged for years, the industry uses unacceptable sales practices that mislead consumers and harms the public interest.