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US new-home sales climbed 6.7 per cent in May

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 per cent in May

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 per cent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all of the monthly gains.
Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

SEATTLE — The U.S.
Investment dealer regulator to focus on oversight of new business models for 2019

Investment dealer regulator to focus on oversight of new business models for 2019

TORONTO — Canada's investment dealer regulator says its priorities for next year include a focus on how to oversee blockchain-based services and added surveillance to catch suspicious market activity.
Bombardier and union reach new collective agreement for Toronto workers

Bombardier and union reach new collective agreement for Toronto workers

TORONTO — Bombardier says it has reached new three-year collective agreements with more than 2,100 production and office workers at its operations in Toronto.

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

BEIJING — Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, government subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce, the vice-president of the Euro
Growth of low-cost airlines giving boost to Canada's biggest secondary airports

Growth of low-cost airlines giving boost to Canada's biggest secondary airports

MONTREAL — Formerly sleepy secondary airports in Canada's two busiest air markets are in for a new lease on life thanks to the rise of discount airlines and projected growth in travel over coming decade. Airports in Hamilton, Ont., and Abbotsford, B.
Trump lobs new threats against countries trading with the US

Trump lobs new threats against countries trading with the US

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is lobbing new threats against U.S. trade partners. Trump says Sunday on Twitter that the U.S. is "insisting" that countries remove "artificial" trade barriers and tariffs on U.S.
Billions of dollars in limbo as incoming Ontario premier nixes cap and trade

Billions of dollars in limbo as incoming Ontario premier nixes cap and trade

TORONTO — The cancellation of Ontario's cap-and-trade system will leave billions of dollars in carbon credits in limbo and consumers on the hook for pricey home upgrades that were expected to be part of a rebate program.