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China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING — China's government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country's industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems.

Dutch company fined for exporting turbine parts to Iran

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch company has been convicted of illegally exporting to Iran gas turbine parts that could be used in the manufacture of weapons.

Amazon aims to cut its carbon footprint

NEW YORK — Amazon, which ships millions of packages a year to shopper's doorsteps, says it wants to be greener. The online retail giant announced plans Monday to make half of all its shipments carbon neutral by 2030.

German market watchdog bans short-selling of Wirecard shares

BERLIN — Germany's financial market regulator issued a two-month ban Monday on short-selling shares of payment service provider Wirecard AG, whose stock has swung sharply in recent months.
Canadian airlines waiting for guidance from Ottawa over X gender option

Canadian airlines waiting for guidance from Ottawa over X gender option

Canada's largest airlines are awaiting details from the federal government before they follow their U.S. counterparts in allowing travellers to choose gender designations outside the traditional "male" and "female" check-in categories. Major U.S.
Sidewalk Toronto faces growing opposition, calls to cancel project

Sidewalk Toronto faces growing opposition, calls to cancel project

TORONTO — Plans for a high tech Toronto community led by an Alphabet Inc.-backed entity should be scrapped, say politicians and prominent Canadian business and technology leaders.
Muskrat Falls cost overruns obvious soon after megaproject got underway: audit

Muskrat Falls cost overruns obvious soon after megaproject got underway: audit

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — An audit has found executives overseeing the Muskrat Falls megaproject should have been aware that it would be almost impossible to meet cost and schedule targets.

Petroleum terminal expands to allow more oil trains

PORTLAND, Ore.
Competition Bureau approves Metro's transfer of 10 pharmacy interests in Quebec

Competition Bureau approves Metro's transfer of 10 pharmacy interests in Quebec

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says it's approved the transfer of Metro Inc.'s interests in 10 retail pharmacies in Quebec to two other companies.
Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London show

Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London show

LONDON — The final full day of London Fashion Week featured a stellar show by Christopher Kane, who embraced his favourite theme — sensuality.
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