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Alberta government announces further easing of oil production restrictions

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has announced another easing of restrictions on oil production, saying the amount that can be produced will increase in May by 25,000 barrels per day and another 25,000 barrels per day in June.
Tilray to focus investments on U.S., Europe as Canadian assets "overpriced"

Tilray to focus investments on U.S., Europe as Canadian assets "overpriced"

Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. plans to focus the majority of its future investments on the U.S. and Europe, where the growth potential is highest, and will not purchase "overpriced supply assets" in Canada.
Former VP of United Auto Workers charged in corruption probe

Former VP of United Auto Workers charged in corruption probe

DETROIT — A former vice-president at the United Auto Workers was charged Monday in a scheme with Fiat Chrysler executives to buy meals, golf and other perks with the automaker's money — the highest-ranking official snagged in an investigation that ha
Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York

Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Most voters in New York think it was bad for the state when Amazon dropped plans to put a second headquarters in Queens and many think U.S. Rep.
The Latest: Ex-Peru president brushes off detention queries

The Latest: Ex-Peru president brushes off detention queries

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — The Latest on the public drunkenness arrest of Peru's former president (all times local): 2:20 p.m.

Forest service plans large sale of Alaskan old growth timber

JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Forest Service is planning the largest sale of Alaska old growth timber in years.
Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist who served as a top adviser in two Democratic administrations and was an authority on the labour market, has died, according to a statement from the university Monday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,251.37, up 111.02 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 43 cents, or 3.35 per cent, to $13.26 on 36.7 million shares.
Toronto stock market hits nearly seven-month high on rise in crude oil price

Toronto stock market hits nearly seven-month high on rise in crude oil price

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index returned to its highest closing in nearly seven months on Monday as the price of oil surpassed US$59 per barrel for the first time since November. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 111.02 points to 16,251.
Manulife wins legal fight with hedge fund Mosten over insurance contracts

Manulife wins legal fight with hedge fund Mosten over insurance contracts

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp.
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