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Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate.
Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution

Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight air pollution

DENVER — Colorado tightened its air quality regulations on Friday, requiring that at least 5% of the vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution.
Transportation watchdog launches inquiry after WestJet bumps passengers

Transportation watchdog launches inquiry after WestJet bumps passengers

OTTAWA — Canada's transportation watchdog is launching an inquiry into how WestJet Airlines Ltd. handles its passengers during schedule changes after an incident last month saw travellers bumped without compensation.
North American stock markets end wild week with a partial rebound

North American stock markets end wild week with a partial rebound

TORONTO — North American stock markets rebounded Friday to end a roller-coaster week that took investors for a wild ride on concerns about a possible recession and trade uncertainty. Canada's main stock index closed up 137.26 points at 16,149.
Canadian airlines taking different tacks with grounded 737 Max aircraft

Canadian airlines taking different tacks with grounded 737 Max aircraft

MONTREAL — Canada's two biggest airlines are taking different tacks to stow their Boeing 737 Max 8s as the aircraft's drawn-out grounding continues to cause turbulence in the flight industry.
Canopy Growth executives compensation surges following cannabis legalization

Canopy Growth executives compensation surges following cannabis legalization

Canopy Growth Corp.'s top six executives saw their total compensation surge to a combined $28.5 million payout last year, a period that included the first months since cannabis was legalized in October.
Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes

Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes

CALGARY — Ongoing pipeline project delays and growth in crude-by-rail capacity from Western Canada are leading some oilsands producers to consider spending billions of dollars to build diluent recovery units.
OSC approves management cease trade order at cannabis company CannTrust Holdings

OSC approves management cease trade order at cannabis company CannTrust Holdings

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the Ontario Securities Commission has approved a management cease trade order as the cannabis producer works to deal with its regulatory problems with Health Canada.
Flooding, a trade war and Deere cuts outlook again

Flooding, a trade war and Deere cuts outlook again

Deere & Co. cut its profit expectations for the second time this year as beleaguered farmers and an escalating trade war with China cut into sales. Widespread and heavy flooding severely delayed planting this year for thousands of farmers.
Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

HONG KONG — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, one of Hong Kong's most prominent companies, resigned Friday following pressure by Beijing on the carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests.