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Sobey family empire donates $18 million to Saint Mary's University

Sobey family empire donates $18 million to Saint Mary's University

HALIFAX — The Sobey family empire has donated $18 million to Saint Mary's University — the single largest gift in the school's history — aiming to boost business education in Atlantic Canada and position the Sobey School of Business among the country
Report warns of criminal use of GTA real estate due to lax disclosure

Report warns of criminal use of GTA real estate due to lax disclosure

TORONTO — Criminals may be taking advantage of lax disclosure rules in the Greater Toronto Area to park billions of dollars in ill-gotten gains in the regional housing market according to a new report.
Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

BOSTON — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK'-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston next month in a college admissions bribery case.
Protesters at N.S. site expected to move belongings as court injunction clarified

Protesters at N.S. site expected to move belongings as court injunction clarified

FORT ELLIS, N.S. — Alton Gas says protesters were expected to remove their belongings from its Nova Scotia property Thursday evening as a temporary injunction imposed Monday is finalized over the next few days.
Kenney promises vote on equalization in 2021 if no pipeline progress

Kenney promises vote on equalization in 2021 if no pipeline progress

CALGARY — The leader of Alberta's United Conservatives is promising a referendum on equalization if there's no major progress on market-opening pipelines. Jason Kenney says if he becomes premier the matter would be put to voters on Oct.

You dumped cable? Comcast hopes to reel you back in

NEW YORK — Comcast is launching an aggregated bundle of existing streaming-TV apps for $5 a month to appeal to cord-cutters.
Hudbay's Rosemont mine pushes ahead despite concerns on water impacts

Hudbay's Rosemont mine pushes ahead despite concerns on water impacts

TORONTO — A controversial mine being developed by a Canadian company in Arizona shows the lengths to which the industry will go to feed the world's unrelenting demand for copper. Hudbay Minerals Inc.

Squabble over airport's name heads to court in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Apparently, this region ain't big enough for two airports with the name "Orlando.
Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — American whiskey producers are suffering a worsening hangover from the Trump administration's trade disputes.
Report calls for increase in electric buses as manufacturing footprint grows

Report calls for increase in electric buses as manufacturing footprint grows

TORONTO — A new report by a green energy think-tank calls for increased investment in electric buses to both reduce emissions and boost Canada's growing manufacturing base of the vehicles.