TOKYO — Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week fetched “celebration prices” at auction Thursday.
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WINNIPEG — Canadian National Railway says it is on track to move record quantities of western Canadian grain after a strong June, and Canadian Pacific Railway says it’s moved more grain this year as well.
CN Rail says it transported more than 2.3 million tonnes of grain last month.
TOKYO — Japan’s trade minister says the kimono belongs to Japan not to Kim Kardashian West’s shapewear brand.
West announced the line, Kimono Solutionwear, last week. But some Japanese critics on social media said the name, which the reality TV star, makeup mogul and budding lawyer trademarked, is an inappropriate take on centuries-old kimono clothing.
Rising water levels are causing delays in the St. Lawrence Seaway that could cost the economy more than $1 billion, shippers and port operators say.
TORONTO—Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente is among several reporters to take a voluntary buyout as the newspaper looks to trim $10 million from its annual budget.
Wente confirmed in an email yesterday that she accepted a buyout package as part of a company program announced in early May.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites today, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes.
It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but the first ordered by the military.
MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. has signed a deal to sell its regional jet program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
Under the deal, Mitsubishi will pay US$550 million in cash and assume liabilities totalling about US$200 million.
The Japanese company will acquire the maintenance, support, refurbishment, marketing and sales activities for the CRJ Series aircraft.
NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year.
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@Body copy:WASHINGTON � President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line.
Corporations avoided paying Ottawa between $9.4 billion and $11.4 billion in taxes in 2014, according to a new federal estimate by the Canada Revenue Agency.