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at 15:23 on July 24, 2016, EDT.

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — "Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.


at 10:00 on July 24, 2016, EDT.

Securing investment in Canada key during auto bargaining: Unifor president

TORONTO — As talks between the Detroit Three automakers and the workers' union get underway, Unifor president Jerry Dias says he won't back down from demands for new investment in Canadian assembly facilities.


at 07:00 on July 24, 2016, EDT.

B.C. Liberals face balancing act on housing as 2017 election looms: experts

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Liberal government must walk a fine line between creating affordable housing and causing a crash, as real estate prices loom large over next year's election, experts say.


at 07:47 on July 23, 2016, EDT.

Trump, children and refugees: 3 ways Canadian politics touched us this week

OTTAWA — With most of the country's MPs deep into riding work or away on summer holiday, it's the chatter among civil servants that echoes the loudest these days in the parliamentary precinct. But instead of gabbing about the weather like usual, the small talk is all about who is getting paid and who is not.


at 17:37 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

ConocoPhillips Canada plans to cut 300 staff, blames regulation and market access

CALGARY — ConocoPhillips Canada says it plans to lay off 250 to 300 employees this September, with the vast majority of cuts coming from its Calgary head office.


at 17:19 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

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at 16:56 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix ready

DETROIT — Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-litre diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide, and it may not hurt mileage or performance, according to dealers who were briefed by executives on the matter.


at 16:43 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Most actively-traded companies on the TSX

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


at 16:20 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Saskatchewan deficit jumps; government points to potash, oil price drops

REGINA — Low resource prices are being blamed for a big jump in Saskatchewan's deficit last year.


at 13:36 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Caitlyn Jenner discusses winning Olympic gold

NEW YORK — Caitlyn Jenner has discussed the various victories in her life, including winning Olympic gold, in a documentary-style video for clothing retailer H&M.


at 12:57 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Bombardier gets contracts to do heavy maintenance on SkyWest, ExpressJet fleets

MONTREAL — SkyWest Airlines, ExpressJet Airlines and their parent company have signed new 10-year, heavy-maintenance agreements with Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B).


at 12:44 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Banks and other industries embrace biometrics to boost security, convenience

TORONTO — In the not-too-distant future, your bank will be able to prevent fraud by learning how you type, your car will unlock when it senses the electrical activity of your heart and the security system at your office will recognize your facial features.


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