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Critics slam proposed oil exploration near 'unbelievably beautiful' Sable Island

Critics slam proposed oil exploration near 'unbelievably beautiful' Sable Island

HALIFAX — A call for energy companies to bid on exploration rights around Nova Scotia's iconic Sable Island has prompted swift condemnation from a coalition of environmental, fishing and tourism groups.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,750.35, down 32.71 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 14 cents, or 6.22 per cent, to $2.11 on 24.3 million shares.
SNC-Lavalin cuts 100 jobs as politicians say it is vulnerable to takeover

SNC-Lavalin cuts 100 jobs as politicians say it is vulnerable to takeover

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Inc. is eliminating about 100 positions in Canada at the same time as the Quebec engineering firm is being described by political leaders as being vulnerable to a foreign takeover.
Transat struggles amid rising Canadian competition for sun destinations

Transat struggles amid rising Canadian competition for sun destinations

MONTREAL — Transat A.T.
Oil pipeline foes look past regulators after another loss

Oil pipeline foes look past regulators after another loss

ST. PAUL, Minn.

Delta's 2019 forecast helps send airline stocks lower

Delta Air Lines said Thursday that its profit will rise next year but not as much as Wall Street expected, and that helped push airline stocks lower.
Grocer Empire Co. Ltd. reports $103.8M Q2 profit, sales up from year ago

Grocer Empire Co. Ltd. reports $103.8M Q2 profit, sales up from year ago

One of Canada's largest grocers outperformed analyst expectations in its latest quarter as the once-struggling chain increased its market share and marked the halfway point of its multi-year transformation plan.

Detour Gold CEO steps down after shareholders side with Paulson in proxy vote

TORONTO — Detour Gold Corp. interim CEO Michael Kenyon resigned Thursday following a vote that saw shareholders side with activist investor Paulson & Co. Inc. in a extended proxy battle.
EU leaders agree to prolong Russia sanctions over Ukraine

EU leaders agree to prolong Russia sanctions over Ukraine

BRUSSELS — A top European Union official says EU leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia over its destabilization of Ukraine.

AP Exclusive: Iran hackers hunt nuke workers, US officials

LONDON — As U.S.
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