CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. says its shareholders and optionholders voted to approve a proposed acquisition by Onex Corporation.
LONDON - Boris Johnson, Britain's blustering Brexit campaigner, was chosen as the U.K.'s next prime minister on Tuesday, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided country.
MONTREAL - Crude-by-rail and container traffic drove Canadian National Railway Co. to its highest ever quarterly revenue and adjusted earnings per share, shoring up confidence in its EPS forecast of low double-digit growth for 2019.
MONTREAL - Air Canada is resuming daily flights to northern India in the coming months as tensions with Pakistan continue to ease following a standoff between the two nuclear powers earlier this year.
NEW YORK - CBS chose the middle of the summer for Norah O'Donnell to debut as "CBS Evening News" anchor, so probably should not be surprised that not too many people noticed.
TORONTO - Major North American markets advanced Tuesday on positive news regarding China-U.S. talks and the American debt ceiling.
A meat industry association has demanded the Weather Network remove a video from its website that urges Canadians to consume less red meat, the latest front in the farmers' fight against negative publicity for animal products amid a consumer push toward plant-based protein alternatives.
CALGARY - The Canadian oilfield services sector is expected to continue to suffer as it enters the summer drilling season despite recent developments such as the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and the election of a conservative government in Alberta.
TORONTO - The chief executive of Rogers Communications Inc. said Tuesday that a major change in wireless billing strategy is surpassing internal expectations, although overall subscriber additions in the second quarter missed analyst estimates.
MONTREAL - Transat A.T. Inc. chief executive Jean-Marc Eustache stands to make more than $17 million from the sale of the tour operator he co-founded.
MONTREAL - Private equity firm BC Partners touted on Tuesday its $5.2-billion deal to buy a majority stake in Montreal-based GardaWorld as the largest private buyout in Canadian history.
WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its outlook for world economic growth because of simmering international trade tensions, although its assessment of the Canadian economy is unchanged.
TORONTO - Restaurant Brands International Inc. says it has an agreement to develop and open more than 1,500 Popeyes restaurants in China over the next 10 years.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have announced a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first federal default.
TORONTO - Investment firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc. wants to buy nearly 15 million Hudson's Bay Co. shares in an effort to oppose a proposal to privatize the retailer.
REGINA - Unifor says workers at SaskTel have voted in favour of potential strike action as contract negotiations with the crown corporation continue.
TORONTO - GFL Environmental Holdings Inc. has filed for an initial public offering in Canada and also plans to go public in the U.S.
TORONTO - The fate of CannTrust Holdings Inc. is in Health Canada's hands after the cannabis company formally responded to the regulator's finding that it was growing pot illegally at its Ontario greenhouse.
MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is slashing its profit forecast for the third time this year as the company's new CEO veers away from construction and oil projects to double down on engineering.
CALGARY - Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex Energy Corp.
Ottawa is creating conditions for the telecom giant Huawei to create a monopoly on high-speed internet in Canada's Far North, leaving its residents vulnerable to Beijing's will, says a leading analyst.
Aimia Inc. has filed a lawsuit against its largest shareholder that accuses the dissident investor of violating a contracted truce, the latest move in a battle over control of the company's board of directors.
Equifax will pay up to US$700 million to settle with U.S. federal and state governments over a 2017 data breach that exposed the private information of nearly 150 million people, including thousands in Canada.
TORONTO - The Canadian Press is promoting managing editor Andrea Baillie to editor-in-chief, marking the first time a woman will oversee editorial operations at the national news wire.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says wholesale sales broke a five-month streak of increases in May, falling 1.8 per cent to $63.8 billion, driven mainly by decreases in the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector.
CALGARY - AltaGas Ltd. says it is selling its portfolio of U.S. distributed electricity assets held by subsidiaries WGL Energy Systems, Inc. and WGSW, Inc., to TerraForm Power, Inc., an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management, for $940 million.
LOS ANGELES - If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and PG-rated films, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept …
When the Bank of Nova Scotia looked to brainstorm new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.
It wasn’t until the rise of the #MeToo movement that Julia Gartley began talking more about that night, early in her mining career.
The New Hampshire Supreme Court dealt a possibly fatal blow Friday to plans for a hydropower transmission line that has raised concerns among communities and environmentalists that it would harm tourism and property values.
CALGARY - The National Energy Board says its decisions and orders regarding the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion issued prior to last summer when a court overturned its approval will remain valid except where circumstances have changed.
OAKVILLE, Ont. - Ford Motor Co. says it will cut about 200 jobs at its Oakville, Ont. plant starting in September as sales of some models slow.
TORONTO - North American stock markets ended the week lower on mixed second-quarter corporate results and waning expectations of aggressive interest rates cuts later this month.
OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada's rate used by mortgage stress tests to determine whether would-be homeowners can qualify has dropped for the first time in three years.
TORONTO - Barrick Gold Corp. has reached a deal to buy the stake in Acacia Mining that it does not already own, after raising its offer for the African gold miner.
TORONTO - The Ontario Securities Commission says Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. has agreed to pay a $1.8-million administrative penalty for executing most of its clients' trades through an affiliated company rather than making reasonable efforts to find the best alternative.
VANCOUVER - The B.C. Securities Commission has reached a settlement with a Vancouver-based investment management firm that misused client brokerage commissions.
VANCOUVER - Mill cutbacks in British Columbia are still happening, but West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. said Friday that the worst of the pullback is behind it.
MONTREAL - An era is about to end at the Laurentian Bank with customers no longer having access to teller services as of Monday in almost all of its branches.
Mandalena Lewis was enjoying a layover in Hawaii with her WestJet co-workers the night she says a pilot pinned her down and tried to force her to have sex.
OTTAWA - Canadian retail sales fell for the first time in four months as shoppers spent less at grocery and liquor stores in May.
NEW YORK - A judge who denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday said he poses a danger to the public and seems to still have an uncontrollable urge for sexual conduct with or in the presence of underage girls.