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at 22:51 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart settle lawsuit over highway crash that injured him, killed his friend

NEWARK, N.J. - Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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at 20:59 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Wooden Canadian National Railway bridge burns and collapses in Minnesota; busy route shut

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. - A wooden railroad bridge near Minnesota's northern border has burned and collapsed, shutting a busy train route that connects the Pacific Coast with Chicago.

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at 20:06 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Unionized construction workers reach deal for labour stability on Site C

VICTORIA - Union and non-union workers as well as independent First Nations' contractors will build the $9-billion Site C hydroelectric dam in northern British Columbia under a deal announced Wednesday.

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at 18:58 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would be 'disastrous': Vancouver mayor

VANCOUVER - New evidence proves the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline presents a grave threat to the City of Vancouver's health, economy and environment, said Mayor Gregor Robertson.

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at 18:12 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

State of Alberta finances 'behind the curtain' unexpected: Notley

CALGARY - Premier Rachel Notley says she and her cabinet have been surprised by the state of Alberta's finances in the first few days since the NDP took over from Jim Prentice and the Progressive Conservatives.

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at 18:08 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

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at 17:48 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Independent panel key to reforming military procurement, Kenney tells industry

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Jason Kenney pledged Tuesday that a new independent panel would reform the military's dysfunctional procurement system.

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at 17:42 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

CNRL flags uncertainty over royalties, taxes with new NDP government in Alberta

CALGARY - One of Canada's biggest oil and gas producers said Wednesday it can't make future spending decisions until it gets a better handle on the new Alberta government's plans for royalties, taxes and environmental regulation.

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at 17:19 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

BMO's second quarter profit slides as consumer loan growth continues to slow

TORONTO - Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO) saw its second-quarter profit fall compared with a year ago as it grappled with slowing consumer loan growth and pulled back a little from the auto loan business.

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at 17:25 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Office Depot to pay $3.4 million to settle charges over faulty chairs

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Office Depot will pay regulators $3.4 million to settle charges that it did not report defects of two of its office chair models fast enough, even after receiving more than 200 complaints.

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at 17:03 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

TSX higher as bank profits beat estimates; N.Y. soars, Nasdaq sets record

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market posted a solid advance Wednesday as the heavily weighted financial sector got a boost from the first round of Canadian bank earnings.

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at 17:03 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

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