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Macquarie Group shuts down equity sales, trading and research businesses in Canada

TORONTO — Australian financial services firm Macquarie Group is shutting down its equity sales, trading and research businesses across Canada, the company confirmed. A Macquarie spokesperson would not comment on how many jobs have been impacted.
Federal Court orders second WestJet employee to testify in competition probe

Federal Court orders second WestJet employee to testify in competition probe

MONTREAL — The Federal Court of Canada has ordered a second senior employee at WestJet Airlines Ltd. to testify under oath in a predatory pricing investigation into WestJet and its budget subsidiary, Swoop, by Canada's competition watchdog.
NEO scores first billion-dollar listing with U.S. pot firm Columbia Care

NEO scores first billion-dollar listing with U.S. pot firm Columbia Care

TORONTO — The upstart NEO Exchange scored its first billion-dollar corporate listing today with U.S. medical cannabis producer Columbia Care.
Boeing shareholders meet as company's plane faces scrutiny

Boeing shareholders meet as company's plane faces scrutiny

Boeing shareholders are meeting six months to the day since the first of two deadly crashes involving the company's 737 Max airliner and as new questions arise about the aerospace giant's handling of the crisis.
Freshii CFO resigns to pursue new job, eatery to start search for new executive

Freshii CFO resigns to pursue new job, eatery to start search for new executive

Freshii Inc.'s chief financial officer will depart from the company early next month as the eatery chain grapples with recent lacklustre performance.
Canadian firm to supply housing as crews rebuild devastated Paradise, Calif.

Canadian firm to supply housing as crews rebuild devastated Paradise, Calif.

CALGARY — A Canadian company has been selected to help rebuild Paradise, the northern California community that was almost entirely destroyed by a raging wildfire in November. Calgary-based Black Diamond Group Ltd. says its U.S.
Cold weather slowed sales at Tim Hortons during most recent quarter, company says

Cold weather slowed sales at Tim Hortons during most recent quarter, company says

Cold weather and an outdated roll-up-the-rim-to-win promotion slowed sales at Canadian Tim Hortons locations in its most recent quarter, said the CEO of the coffee chain's parent company, prompting Restaurant Brands International Inc.
BMO fined 1.25M euros by Ireland's central bank for breaching licence conditions

BMO fined 1.25M euros by Ireland's central bank for breaching licence conditions

TORONTO — The Bank of Montreal's Irish subsidiary has been fined 1.25 million euros by Ireland's central bank for breaching a condition of its banking licence. The central bank says the Bank of Montreal Ireland plc.
Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark

COPENHAGEN — Music streaming service Spotify said Monday that its paying subscribers have reached 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music.
Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in admissions scam May 13

Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in admissions scam May 13

BOSTON — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman will plead guilty on May 13 to charges that she took part in a sweeping college admissions cheating scam. Huffman had been scheduled to enter her plea in Boston federal court on May 21.