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Union says lockout notice for B.C. port workers 'reckless' and 'irresponsible'

VANCOUVER — A spokesman for the association that employs longshoremen at British Columbia ports says the workers will be locked out on Thursday if a negotiated settlement is not reached. Jeff Scott, chairman of the B.C.
Indigo swings to near $40M yearly loss partly due to Canada Post strike impact

Indigo swings to near $40M yearly loss partly due to Canada Post strike impact

TORONTO — Indigo Books & Music Inc. widely missed expectations as it swung to a nearly $40-million net loss for its 2019 financial year, partly due to the Canada Post strike and less consumer spending in the final quarter.
TSX slides in mixed day that saw key sectors offset defensive gains

TSX slides in mixed day that saw key sectors offset defensive gains

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index slid on a mixed day Tuesday with key sectors offsetting gains in a couple of defensive areas. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 49.20 points to 16,297.46, resuming its descent after two positive days.
Judge OKs class action by former BlackBerry employees claiming severance pay

Judge OKs class action by former BlackBerry employees claiming severance pay

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has cleared the way for a class action on behalf of about 300 former employees of BlackBerry Ltd. who are seeking severance or termination pay from the technology company.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,297.46, down 49.20 points ). Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:TRQ). Materials. Up four cents, or 2.63 per cent, to $1.56 on 58.
TC Energy selling stake in Northern Courier pipeline to AIMCo for $1.15 billion

TC Energy selling stake in Northern Courier pipeline to AIMCo for $1.15 billion

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. has signed a deal to sell an 85 per cent stake in its Northern Courier Pipeline to Alberta Investment Management Corp. for roughly $1.15 billion.
Husky Energy chops $1.7B from 5-year plan, sets sights on investor returns

Husky Energy chops $1.7B from 5-year plan, sets sights on investor returns

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc.

Public Utilities Board of Manitoba reins in Crown utility's rate request

WINNIPEG — The Public Utilities Board has denied Manitoba Hydro’s request to increase rates by 3.5 per cent. The board has instead approved a 2.5 per cent raise in the Crown corporation's electricity rates effective Saturday.

ESPN+ streaming service to broadcast Copa America

BRISTOL, Conn. — The ESPN+ streaming service has obtained U.S. English-language television rights for the Copa America, South America's soccer championship. ESPN, part of The Walt Disney Co., said Tuesday all 26 matches will be streamed.

Walmart hires former Google, Amazon exec for new tech role

NEW YORK — Walmart has hired a tech veteran whose resume includes stints at Amazon, Microsoft and Google for a newly elevated position of chief technology officer and chief development officer.