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Quebec biofuel company partners with Qantas in first long-term airline deal

Qantas Dreamliner aircraft is shown in undated handout image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO. MONTREAL — A Quebec biofuels company has signed its first deal to power an airline’s jets with energy

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Sea-Doo maker BRP Inc. setting up Texas headquarters to service U.S.

MONTREAL — The Quebec-based company that makes Sea-Doo personal watercraft is looking to accelerate U.S. sales by opening a headquarters in the Dallas area to service American dealers and customers.

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World Anti-Doping Agency keeping headquarters in Montreal until at least 2031

OTTAWA — The World Anti-Doping Agency is keeping its headquarters in Montreal until at least 2031. Officials in the federal Transport Department made the announcement Wednesday night. It came after

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Former prime minister Chretien doesn’t think Trump will scrap NAFTA

Former prime minister Jean Chretien speaks to reporters before addressing the Association of Philanthropy Professionals, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz. MONTREAL — Former prime minister Jean

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CAE profits soar on gain from sale of Chinese flight training centre

CAE corporate headquarters are shown in Montreal, Wednesday, August 10, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes. MONTREAL — Flight training and simulator provider CAE Inc. says its earnings soared 35 per

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Saputo to close Wisconsin cheese plant next May, affecting 126 workers

MONTREAL — Canadian dairy processor Saputo Inc. says it will shut down a cheese manufacturing facility in Wisconsin next May, affecting about 126 workers. The Montreal-based company (TSX:SAP) says the

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Canadian airlines suspend winter flights to hurricane damaged St. Maarten

MONTREAL — Canadian travellers hoping to vacation in St. Maarten this winter will have to make alternative plans after hurricane damage forced several airlines to suspend service for the season.

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Valeant expected to take big writedown on sale of female libido drug

Valeant Pharmaceuticals corporate flag and the Canadian flag fly outside the company’s corporate headquarters Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Laval. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has signed a deal to sell

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Updated: Canadian lumber producers hammered after negotiations failed to reach deal

MONTREAL — The United States will continue to hammer imported Canadian softwood lumber, but the U.S. Commerce department said Thursday that it will impose smaller penalties than originally announced. In

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Saputo buying Wisconsin-based goat cheese maker Montchevre

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. has signed a deal to buy Betin Inc., the company behind the Montchevre brand of goat cheese in the United States. Financial terms of the deal

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Fund established to help find Canadian man missing in Peru since late September

MONTREAL — A prominent Montreal family is donating $100,000 toward a fund in an effort to continue looking for a Canadian missing in Peru. Jesse Galganov’s mother says he hasn’t

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HNZ Group chief executive and PHI to acquire company and split up operations

MONTREAL — HNZ Group Inc. (TSX:HNZ) is proposing a $242.4-million deal for its CEO acquire the international helicopter company and then sell its offshore operations in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines

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Saputo stock jumps after $1.3-billion deal with Aussie dairy company

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. shares are trading at their highest price in six months following news of a $1.29-billion agreement to acquire Australia’s Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co. The friendly takeover

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Transat AT selling Jonview Canada tour business to Japanese company for $44M

MONTREAL — Transat A.T. Inc. has signed a deal to sell its Jonview Canada tour business to Japanese travel company H.I.S. Co. Ltd. for $44 million. Jonview Canada sells tour