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Another major US dairy, Borden, seeks bankruptcy protection

Another major US dairy, Borden, seeks bankruptcy protection

The U.S. dairy industry, the largest in the world, is under severe pressure as the consumption habits of Americans shift. Borden Dairy Co. filed for bankruptcy protection, the second major U.S. dairy to do so in as many months.
WestJet delays 737 Max return for another month, affecting about 500 flights

WestJet delays 737 Max return for another month, affecting about 500 flights

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it has scrubbed Boeing's grounded 737 Max jet from flight schedules through April 4.

Optimity buys Carrot Rewards, plans to relaunch health app under new model

A Canadian tech company plans to relaunch popular wellness app Carrot Rewards that shuttered after its original founders failed to secure enough funding to keep the business running. "Our top priority is making it a delightful experience ...
Newmont drops Goldcorp from name as part of rebranding, raises dividend

Newmont drops Goldcorp from name as part of rebranding, raises dividend

VANCOUVER — Newmont Corp. is boosting its quarterly dividend by 79 per cent while also dropping reference to Canadian company Goldcorp as part of a centenary-year rebranding.
Nutrien signs deal to buy Brazilian company Agrosema, terms not released

Nutrien signs deal to buy Brazilian company Agrosema, terms not released

SASKATOON — Nutrien Ltd. says it has signed a deal to buy Brazilian company Agrosema Comercial Agricola Ltda. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.

Media Central to buy Vancouver's Georgia Straight alternative weekly for $1.25M

TORONTO — Media Central Corp. Inc. says it will buy Vancouver's Georgia Straight alternative weekly newspaper and associated publications in a deal valued at $1.25 million, including cash and shares.
Climate change, aging population major economic factors in forecast for 2020s

Climate change, aging population major economic factors in forecast for 2020s

A new economic report says the next decade in Canada will increasingly be shaped by the twin forces of climate change and demographic disruption from an aging population.
Avant-garde posters unveiled as Tokyo Olympics near

Avant-garde posters unveiled as Tokyo Olympics near

TOKYO — The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The 20 posters have been created by 19 artists in fields ranging from painting, graphic design and photography. Calligraphy and Japanese manga are also represented.
Japan vows to improve border checks, bail after Ghosn flight

Japan vows to improve border checks, bail after Ghosn flight

TOKYO — Japan's justice minister vowed Monday to strengthen border departure checks and review bail conditions after Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, fled the country despite the stringent surveillance imposed as a condition of his release.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Banking conference RBC Capital Markets will hold its 2020 bank CEO conference on Tuesday in Toronto, featuring the CEOs of the Big Five banks.