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Average farmland value rises nearly seven per cent in 2018: Farm Credit Canada

The average value of Canadian farmland rose nearly seven per cent last year, according to a new report, but that growth rate is likely to be cut in half over 2019 amid ongoing canola trade issues with China. The 6.

WestJet suspends Halifax-Paris, other routes, to deal with 737 Max grounding

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. has announced cancellations and schedule changes on some of its routes as the airline deals with the continued grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
Socialists win Spain election, far-right emerges as player

Socialists win Spain election, far-right emerges as player

MADRID — Spain's governing centre -left Socialists won the country's election Sunday but must seek backing from smaller parties to maintain power, while a far-right party rode an unprecedented surge of support to enter the lower house of parliament f
'Avengers: Endgame' obliterates records with $1.2B opening

'Avengers: Endgame' obliterates records with $1.2B opening

NEW YORK — The universe belongs to Marvel. "Avengers: Endgame" shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.
Greyhound replacements find tough road to prosperity in Western Canada

Greyhound replacements find tough road to prosperity in Western Canada

CALGARY — Six months after Greyhound Canada shut down most of its service in Western Canada and northern Ontario, the companies that stepped in to take its place say they still face a rough road full of unexpected turns.

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: RBI respite? Restaurant Brands International Inc. releases its first quarter financial results on Monday.
Striking Chicago musicians approve 5-year contract

Striking Chicago musicians approve 5-year contract

CHICAGO — Musicians at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have approved a new contract, a key step to ending a nearly seven-week strike. The Chicago Federation of Musicians says the five-year deal includes a 13.
MoviePass rival Sinemia kills US movie theatre subscriptions

MoviePass rival Sinemia kills US movie theatre subscriptions

NEW YORK — There's another casualty among companies offering movies in theatres for a set monthly fee. Sinemia says it's discontinuing operations in the U.S.
US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.
TSX moves higher to end the week as materials offset energy pullback

TSX moves higher to end the week as materials offset energy pullback

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher to end a week that saw it falter a little after hitting an all-time high. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 37.36 points at 16,613.46, ending a two-day slide.