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Army Corps of Engineers grants final permit for PolyMet mine

Army Corps of Engineers grants final permit for PolyMet mine

ST. PAUL, Minn. — PolyMet Mining Corp. has received the final permit it needs to proceed with building Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine, the company and the Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday.
Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

NEW YORK — Papa John's is getting "Shaq-ified." The pizza chain said Friday that basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal will be its new pitchman, appearing in TV commercials and promoting Papa John's in other ways.
The Latest: New fire extinguished at Texas chemical plant

The Latest: New fire extinguished at Texas chemical plant

HOUSTON — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The company that operates a Houston-area chemical plant says a new fire has been extinguished about an hour after it began.
Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed: Industry group

Chinese companies have stopped buying canola seed from Canadian producers, leaving exporters trying to sell their supply to other markets.
Bombardier executive pay falls four per cent; CEO unchanged at US$10.6 million

Bombardier executive pay falls four per cent; CEO unchanged at US$10.6 million

MONTREAL — Total compensation for Bombardier's top five executives fell four per cent last year to US$29.5 million, according to a proxy circular released ahead of the company's May 2 annual meeting.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,089.33, down 155.26 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 10 cents, or 3.55 per cent, to $2.72 on 50.1 million shares.

North American stocks take beatings on signs of potential recession

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index endured its worst day of 2019 Friday on signs of a global economic slowdown and potential for a recession.
Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed's seven-member board.
WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

TORONTO — WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service.
Investors raise concerns on Newmont's proposed takeover of Goldcorp

Investors raise concerns on Newmont's proposed takeover of Goldcorp

VANCOUVER — Investors are raising concerns about Newmont Mining Corp.'s proposed takeover of Goldcorp Inc. as early April votes on the deal approach. Hedge fund giant Paulson & Co. Inc. says in a letter that it believes the US$1.