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Tesla's top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job

Tesla's top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job

Tesla's top lawyer is leaving the company after only two months on the job. Tesla said in a prepared statement Wednesday that General Counsel Dane Butswinkas (But-SWIN-kiss) will return to a legal practice in Washington, D.C.
French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

PARIS — A French court ordered Switzerland's largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in fines and damages for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities, sending a stern warning to tax dodgers and the banks that aid them.
Alberta government helping new methanol plant with $80M in royalty credits

Alberta government helping new methanol plant with $80M in royalty credits

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — Alberta is giving $80 million in future royalty credits for construction of a new methanol plant in the province's northwest.
Stelco says fed measures helping steel prices as it focuses on domestic market

Stelco says fed measures helping steel prices as it focuses on domestic market

HAMILTON — Steel producer Stelco Holdings Inc. says federal protections for the industry have helped prop up earnings as it focuses more on the domestic market.
Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

CALGARY — The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada reached a record high in December.

Hudbay Minerals shares up following earnings, plans growth at Lalor mine

TORONTO — Hudbay Minerals Inc. shares were up nearly six per cent in late-morning trading following its fourth-quarter results and a plan to increase gold production at a Manitoba gold mine. The company, which reports in U.S. dollars, lost US$3.
Aurora Cannabis makes board changes, names new lead independent director

Aurora Cannabis makes board changes, names new lead independent director

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. moved to strengthen its board of directors as it announced chairman Michael Singer will become executive chairman.
Tilray to acquire hemp food company Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million

Tilray to acquire hemp food company Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million

Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Hemp Hearts-maker Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million in cash and stock as the two companies look to launch CBD-infused products where permissible in the U.S.
Market volatility, mortgages loom over upcoming earnings of Canada's big banks

Market volatility, mortgages loom over upcoming earnings of Canada's big banks

TORONTO — Canada's biggest banks are set to report on what has traditionally been the strongest quarter of the year, but market volatility and slower mortgage growth during the period could weigh on their latest results.
Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S.