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EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

BRUSSELS — A top European Union official says Britain's view of its future ties with the EU after Brexit seems delusional. European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that "if the media reports are correct, I am afraid that the U.K.

Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

LINCOLN, Neb. — The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company and a major car rental chain said Thursday they will stop promotions aimed at National Rifle Association members.
TD Bank halts allowing customers to use credit cards to buy cryptocurrency

TD Bank halts allowing customers to use credit cards to buy cryptocurrency

Toronto-Dominion Bank is halting the use of its credit cards to buy cryptocurrency as it conducts a review of the "evolving market." The recent decision follows moves by several U.S.
Auto sales to dip in most provinces, led by Ontario's 3.1% drop: Scotiabank

Auto sales to dip in most provinces, led by Ontario's 3.1% drop: Scotiabank

TORONTO — Canadian sales of cars and light trucks this year are expected to dip from last year's all-time high, mostly because of weaker economic conditions in Ontario, Scotiabank said Friday in a report.
U.S. tax cuts weigh on RBC results, but also lifting U.S. business

U.S. tax cuts weigh on RBC results, but also lifting U.S. business

TORONTO — U.S. tax cuts weighed on the Royal Bank of Canada's first-quarter profits, but the lender also saw early benefits for its business south of the border from the reforms it expects will have an longer-term positive impact.
Enerplus plans more North Dakota growth as higher oil prices fuel Q4 income beat

Enerplus plans more North Dakota growth as higher oil prices fuel Q4 income beat

Calgary-based Enerplus Corp. plans to continue to pour money into its North Dakota light oil play this year after crediting it with fourth-quarter profits that handily beat analyst expectations.

Pension fund manager OMERS earns 11.5 per cent return after all expenses in 2017

TORONTO — Pension fund manager OMERS earned an investment return of 11.5 per cent after all expenses last year, topping the 10.3 per cent result it posted in 2016.

Defunct Ontario mining company fined $1.3 million in 2014 worker deaths

The Ontario government says a now-bankrupt mining company has been fined $1.3 million in connection with the deaths of two workers in 2014. The Ministry of Labour says First Nickel Inc.

Canfor going ahead with US$120M sawmill in U.S. as softwood dispute continues

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. says its going ahead with the construction of a US$120 million sawmill in Washington, Ga., as Canada's softwood lumber industry continues to deal with punitive duties from the U.S.

Hearing set on if US will seize assets of 'Pharma Bro'

NEW YORK — "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due back in court Friday for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme.