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SEC wants Tesla CEO Elon Musk held in contempt for tweeting

SEC wants Tesla CEO Elon Musk held in contempt for tweeting

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk's tweeting habits have triggered another legal challenge from stock market regulators worried about him using his Twitter account to mislead investors.

B.C. registry targets under-the-radar condo flippers to address housing crisis

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has launched Canada's first registry aimed at cracking down on pre-sale property flipping and tax evasion in the province's real estate market.
Regulator OKs Fort Hills oilsands mine tailings plan but orders demonstration

Regulator OKs Fort Hills oilsands mine tailings plan but orders demonstration

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator has conditionally approved a tailings management plan for the Fort Hills oilsands mine despite its failure to meet milestones and reliance on an unproven reclamation method.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,057.03, up 44.02 points) GeneNews Ltd. (TSX:GEN) Pharma. Up 4.5 cents, or 64.29 per cent, to 11.5 cents on 14.7 million shares.
Main UK opposition party takes step to back new Brexit vote

Main UK opposition party takes step to back new Brexit vote

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May returned from a seemingly unproductive meeting with European Union leaders Monday to a growing attempt by British lawmakers to stop her from taking Britain out of the EU on March 29 without a divorce deal.
North American stock markets rally as Trump holds off on raising tariffs

North American stock markets rally as Trump holds off on raising tariffs

TORONTO — A broad-based rally helped Canada's main stock index close higher along with New York markets as U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to hold off on raising tariffs on Chinese goods.
Doctors moonlighting as inventors face unique hurdles to commercialization

Doctors moonlighting as inventors face unique hurdles to commercialization

TORONTO — In Dr. Joao Rezende-Neto's 25-year career as a trauma surgeon, he's only twice dealt with patients who insisted on forking over big bucks to buy equipment for a procedure.

Old Harry case has 'far-reaching implications for Canadian oceans': activist

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Environmentalists fearing the consequences of an oil spill in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, home to thousands of marine species, went to court Monday to fight an offshore exploration licence.

Questions raised after fire destroys firm's second fish plant this month

CAP-PELE, N.B. — For the second time in just 17 days, a New Brunswick fish processor has lost a major plant to fire, but the company is downplaying speculation of foul play.
Barrick's makes hostile bid for Newmont as talks on partnership fall apart

Barrick's makes hostile bid for Newmont as talks on partnership fall apart

TORONTO — A simmering dispute between world's two largest gold miners erupted publicly Monday as Barrick Gold Corp. formally made a hostile US$18-billion bid to merge with Newmont Mining Corp.
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