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PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California utility agreed Tuesday to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from a series of deadly wildfires caused by its downed power lines.
Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

CALGARY — Ottawa's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion pleased business leaders on Tuesday but they say they will hold off on popping champagne corks until construction begins on new pipe from Edmonton to the West Coast.
Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. And U.S. and Chinese negotiators will resume talks before the leaders meet.

The Latest: San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales

SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on San Francisco's effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local): 3:10 p.m.
Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Food and lifestyles guru Martha Stewart says the recipe for success she has followed throughout her career also applies to cannabis companies — offer quality products at fair prices.

Final 2 competitive games help NBA Finals in ratings

NEW YORK — The two top winter sports crowned their champions as summer neared, separated by exactly 10 million viewers. The sixth game of the NBA Finals, where the Toronto Raptors dethroned the depleted Golden State Warriors, was seen by 18.
DavidsTea Inc. sales fall $1.5M in first quarter

DavidsTea Inc. sales fall $1.5M in first quarter

MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. saw sales slip in its most recent quarter, despite a gain in tea sales online and at grocery stores. The Montreal-based company says its sales for the first quarter were $44.3 million — down $1.5 million or 3.

Liberals clarify new telecom policy to reflect importance of investments

OTTAWA — The final version of a new Liberal telecommunications policy, in effect as of Tuesday, takes steps to address industry concerns while maintaining a more consumer-oriented direction than the 2006 policy it replaces.
TSX has one of its best days of the year on rally by three largest sectors

TSX has one of its best days of the year on rally by three largest sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index inched to within one per cent of a record high Tuesday on a broad-based rally spurred on by renewed hope of U.S. interest rate cuts and a possible trade deal between the U.S. and China.
Bank of Canada to review Facebook's cryptocurrency white paper 'very carefully'

Bank of Canada to review Facebook's cryptocurrency white paper 'very carefully'

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says it will review Facebook's white paper on its proposed global cryptocurrency Libra "very carefully," but would not comment on whether the social media giant has been in touch about its ambitious plans.
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