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Canadian Pacific Railway reports Q3 revenue and profit down from year ago

Canadian Pacific Railway reports Q3 revenue and profit down from year ago

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it earned $598 million in its latest quarter, down from $618 million in the same quarter last year. The railway said Tuesday the profit amounted to $4.41 per diluted share for the quarter ended Sept.
European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes

European nations mixed in their response to virus spikes

Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps.
Laurentian Bank names former Scotiabank executive Rania Llewellyn as next CEO

Laurentian Bank names former Scotiabank executive Rania Llewellyn as next CEO

MONTREAL — The Laurentian Bank of Canada named former Scotiabank executive Rania Llewellyn as its next president and chief executive, making her the first woman to lead a major Canadian bank. Llewellyn takes over the job on Oct.
Gifty new and unusual pandemic-proof games for the holidays

Gifty new and unusual pandemic-proof games for the holidays

NEW YORK — The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available.
US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 million

US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 million

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy.
6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced charges Monday against Russian intelligence officers in cyberattacks that targeted a French presidential election, the Winter Olympics in South Korea and American businesses.

Ontario to expand blue box program, increase number of items accepted across province

TORONTO — Ontario plans to expand the list of items accepted in blue boxes as it moves to standardize recycling programs across the province.
Manitoba's COVID-19 numbers trend downward as bars and restaurants face restrictions

Manitoba's COVID-19 numbers trend downward as bars and restaurants face restrictions

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's COVID-19 numbers have started to drop somewhat following a surge last week and after restrictions were imposed on restaurants and bars.
UK, EU inch toward more Brexit talks but hurdles remain

UK, EU inch toward more Brexit talks but hurdles remain

LONDON — Britain and the European Union edged toward resuming their troubled trade talks on Monday, after the bloc's chief negotiator said he was ready to “intensify” negotiations on the legal text of an agreement.
CP Rail secures deal to move Maersk freight through ports of Vancouver and Montreal

CP Rail secures deal to move Maersk freight through ports of Vancouver and Montreal

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it has secured an agreement with A.P. Moller-Maersk to move freight through the ports of Vancouver and Montreal.