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Brazil to ask for WTO panel to settle dispute over Bombardier subsidies

MONTREAL — Brazil says it will ask the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel after consultations with Canada failed to resolve its complaint about government subsidies to

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Bombardier says Russian worker charged with bribery doesn’t reflect its values

MONTREAL — Bombardier says the filing of formal criminal charges in Sweden on Friday against a railway employee doesn’t reflect its values. “We take these allegations very seriously as they

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Quebecer seeks to file class action against Netflix over fee hikes without warning

The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone in Philadelphia, Monday, July 17, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matt Rourke MONTREAL — A Quebec man wants millions in compensation from Netflix on

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Quebec consumers group reaches deal with Pharmaprix over Optimum points lawsuit

MONTREAL — Members of Pharmaprix’s Optimum points program in Quebec might find a few more points in their accounts in the coming weeks as the division of Loblaw’s pharmacy business

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St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments up 18 per cent in first half of season

MONTREAL — The St. Lawrence Seaway is recovering from the worst cargo season in years with an unexpected resurgence in exports of iron ore and grain in the first half

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Metro looking at automation to help offset impact of higher Ontario minimum wage

MONTREAL — Ontario’s third-largest grocery chain will accelerate its study of automation as it looks to cut costs to offset the provincial government’s plan to raise the minimum wage next

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CP Rail speeds up delivery of imports from Vancouver to U.S. industrial heartland

MONTREAL — Canadian Pacific Railway is putting pressure on its larger domestic rival by cutting days off the delivery of imported goods from Vancouver to the U.S. industrial heartland. The

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WSP Global seeks to expand presence Down Under with offer for New Zealand firm

MONTREAL — WSP Global is moving to expand its engineering consulting business Down Under in a deal to acquire Opus International Consultants Ltd. valued at $280.5 million including debt. OIC

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Caisse posts 5 per cent return; says Quebec light rail bill must be passed ASAP

MONTREAL — The Quebec government must act quickly and pass a bill allowing construction to begin on the fourth largest automated transportation system in the world, the head of the

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Quebec to pay Petrolia $20.5 million to end Anticosti oil development

QUEBEC — The Quebec government will pay $20.5 million to Petrolia as part of its plan to end oil development on Anticosti Island. The province’s Energy and Natural Resources Department

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Quebecor Q2 profit jumps to $132.4 million, boosted by spectrum sale to Shaw

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B) says an $87.8 million gain from the sale of wireless licences outside its home province helped boost the telecommunication and media company’s second-quarter profit to

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Aimia swings to a loss in quarter that saw it lose Air Canada as customer

MONTREAL — Loyalty program operator Aimia Inc. (TSX: AIM) swung to a loss in a quarter that saw its share price plunge after Air Canada said it was parting ways

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Cascades to close New York City plant, property put up for sale for US$72M

KINGSEY FALLS, Que. — Cascades Inc. (TSX:CAS) announced plans Wednesday to close its packaging plant in New York City by the end of next year, a move that will lead

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Valeant reduces Q2 loss, revenue falls amid divestments

LAVAL, Que. — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (TSX:VRX) says its second-quarter loss was reduced dramatically to US$38 million as the company progressed on its debt-reduction and divestment programs. The loss, reported