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Sheriff seeks dismissal from lawsuit over anti-protest laws

A western South Dakota sheriff is seeking to be dismissed from a lawsuit challenging new state laws that target disruptive demonstrations by anti-oil pipeline activists. Attorney Rebeca L.

Job post seeking 'preferably Caucasian' applicants removed

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A northern Virginia tech staffing company has apologized after an online job posting sought "preferably Caucasian" applicants. Cynet Systems in Sterling, Virginia, removed the post and issued an apology Sunday on Twitter.
Harsh winter chills CN Rail's record first-quarter revenues, boosted by crude

Harsh winter chills CN Rail's record first-quarter revenues, boosted by crude

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. saw first-quarter profits fall slightly short of analysts' expectations as harsh winter weather worked to ramp up operating costs and offset a hefty increase in revenue.
Talk of recession pushed back further as two U.S. markets set intraday highs

Talk of recession pushed back further as two U.S. markets set intraday highs

TORONTO — Last month's prognostications about a possible recession are being pushed aside after a couple of U.S. stock markets set record intraday highs Monday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,600.37, down 13.09 points ). Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S). Materials. Down 6.5 cents, or 25 per cent, to 19.5 cents on 10.
Newmont Goldcorp suspends Penasquito operations due to local blockade over water

Newmont Goldcorp suspends Penasquito operations due to local blockade over water

VANCOUER, B.C. — Newmont Goldcorp Corp. says it will temporarily suspend operations at its only operating mine in Mexico because of a local blockade over water concerns and issues with a trucking contractor.
Toyota to build Lexus SUV in Cambridge, Ont., plant starting in 2022

Toyota to build Lexus SUV in Cambridge, Ont., plant starting in 2022

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Toyota will start building the Lexus NX SUV at its Cambridge, Ont., plant starting in 2022, the company announced Monday, saying the move demonstrates its commitment to staying in the province.

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.