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Green deputy leader sentenced to jail for Fairy Creek old growth protests

Green deputy leader sentenced to jail for Fairy Creek old growth protests

OTTAWA — The Green Party is decrying a 60-day sentence handed to its deputy leader today for her role in old growth logging protests on Vancouver Island.
Rogers plans sale of data centres, other real estate as it zeroes in on debt

Rogers plans sale of data centres, other real estate as it zeroes in on debt

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. is listing its data centres for sale in an effort to raise a billion dollars as the company moves to pay off debt related to the Shaw merger, the company said.
Aecon Group posts loss of $6.1 million in first quarter, sales also lower

Aecon Group posts loss of $6.1 million in first quarter, sales also lower

TORONTO — Aecon Group Inc. reported a loss of $6.1 million in its first quarter, compared with a loss of $9.4 million a year earlier. The Toronto-based company says revenue for the quarter ended March 31 totalled $846.6 million, down from $1.
More cows are being tested and tracked for bird flu. Here's what that means

More cows are being tested and tracked for bird flu. Here's what that means

U.S. health and agriculture officials are ramping up testing and tracking of bird flu in dairy cows in an urgent effort to understand — and stop — the growing outbreak.
More doctors can prescribe a leading addiction treatment. Why aren't more people getting help?

More doctors can prescribe a leading addiction treatment. Why aren't more people getting help?

It’s easier than ever for doctors to prescribe a key medicine for opioid addiction since the U.S. government lifted an obstacle last year.
Border agency eyes smartphone facial recognition system amid privacy concerns

Border agency eyes smartphone facial recognition system amid privacy concerns

OTTAWA — Travellers would be able to use facial recognition technology to identify themselves through their smartphones when crossing the border under a planned federal project.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,873.72, down 138 points): Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Finance. Down 14 cents, or 0.17 per cent, to $80.37 on 10.
Canadian Pacific girds for potential rail strike next month

Canadian Pacific girds for potential rail strike next month

Canadian Pacific Kansas City Ltd. is steeling itself for the possibility of a strike by some 3,300 workers next month, as the clock ticks down toward a negotiation deadline.
S&P/TSX composite down, U.S. markets mixed ahead of tech earnings and economic data

S&P/TSX composite down, U.S. markets mixed ahead of tech earnings and economic data

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index erased its gains from the day before asindustrial and telecom stocks weighed on the market, while U.S. markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 138 points at 21,873.72.
Former SNC-Lavalin executive sentenced to prison term in bridge bribery case

Former SNC-Lavalin executive sentenced to prison term in bridge bribery case

A former SNC-Lavalin executive has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison in connection with a bribery scheme for a bridge repair contract in Montreal, the RCMP say.