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Nova Scotia judge briefly extends creditor protection for Quadriga exchange

Nova Scotia judge briefly extends creditor protection for Quadriga exchange

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia judge has temporarily extended QuadrigaCX's reprieve from its creditors, as the cryptocurrency exchange continues its transition into bankruptcy.
Lab-grown meat companies see opportunity for growth, research in Canada

Lab-grown meat companies see opportunity for growth, research in Canada

VANCOUVER — Canadian companies plan to serve up chicken, beef burgers and mouse-meat cat treats in the coming years, all without the need to slaughter a single animal.
Statistics Canada reports retail sales rose 0.8 per cent in February

Statistics Canada reports retail sales rose 0.8 per cent in February

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.8 per cent in February to $50.6 billion, the first increase since October. Economists had expected an increase of 0.4 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon.
TransAlta says Mangrove Partners has dropped  application for regulatory hearing

TransAlta says Mangrove Partners has dropped application for regulatory hearing

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says Mangrove Partners has withdrawn an application to the Alberta Securities Commission for a hearing related to an investment deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners.
AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dad

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire — On a trip to Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump said Wednesday the White House should be judged by its actions toward a continent that her father has privately disparaged.

Shared electric scooters surge, overtaking docked bikes

NEW YORK — Love them or hate them, electric scooters are everywhere — zipping along city streets and littered on sidewalks, to the dismay of pedestrians and drivers who must share the road.
Feds seek dismissal of plutonium lawsuit; no quake concerns

Feds seek dismissal of plutonium lawsuit; no quake concerns

RENO, Nev. — The U.S. Energy Department is asking a federal judge in Reno to dismiss the state's lawsuit challenging plutonium shipments to Nevada, adding that the material at the storage site north of Las Vegas does not threaten public safety.
United Airlines trims growth plan for 2019

United Airlines trims growth plan for 2019

DALLAS — The grounding of its Boeing 737 Max jets is causing United Airlines to trim growth plans for this year, and the carrier expects to discuss potential compensation with Boeing.
Canola group demands Ottawa 'consider all available options' in China seed dispute

Canola group demands Ottawa 'consider all available options' in China seed dispute

China's refusal thus far to accept a Canadian delegation to work out a solution to an ongoing canola seed trade dispute that's left farmers and exporters scrambling calls for more urgent action from Ottawa, says an industry group.
Energy and financials help lift TSX higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

Energy and financials help lift TSX higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher as the election of a conservative government in Alberta helped to support the energy sector, says a market observer.
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