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  • PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia, March 31- In Sarita Bay, a remote cove on Canada's Vancouver Island, aboriginal-owned land used for decades by loggers is slowly being reimagined as a multibillion-dollar export terminal to ship liquefied natural gas to Asia. Aboriginal groups in the West Coast province of British Columbia are often in the news for opposing...

  • WASHINGTON— Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. Calling themselves the "Corinthian 100"— named for the troubled Corinthian Colleges, Inc., which operated Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech before agreeing last summer to sell or close its 100- plus campuses— about 100 current and former students are refusing to pay back their loans, according to the...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- A month ago, it seemed inevitable: a massive global oversupply of crude oil production would overwhelm storage tanks in Oklahoma and fill supertankers off Singapore. Now, there are growing signs that the U.S. oil market can avoid the doomsday scenario in which it runs out of room to stockpile surplus crude, a development that oil traders worried...

  • TORONTO, March 30- A Nova Scotia law firm has said it will file a class action lawsuit representing passengers on an Air Canada flight that suffered heavy damage after landing short of the runway in Halifax on Sunday, CBC News said on Monday. The report said MacGillivray Injury and Insurance Law was instructed to file a lawsuit by an individual who is seeking...

  • March 30- Canadian financial technology firm D+ H said on Monday it agreed to acquire global payment services provider Fundtech for $1.25 billion in cash, in a bid to expand its service offerings aimed at global financial institutions and large U.S. banks. The deal comes nearly two years after it acquired U.S. rival Harland Financial Solutions for about $1.2...

  • Aurinia reports 4Q loss Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    VICTORIA BC, British Columbia _ Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $4.9 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Victoria Bc, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 15 cents. Keywords: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Earnings Report.

  • Sphere 3D reports 4Q loss Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:54 PM ET

    ONTARIO, Ontario _ Sphere 3 D Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $5.4 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Ontario, Ontario- based company said it had a loss of 20 cents. Keywords: Sphere 3 D, Earnings Report.

  • OMAHA, Nebraska— BNSF has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada, the railroad said Monday. The worst of these crude oil derailments happened July 6, 2013, and involved a runaway train that killed 47 people in the town of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just across the U.S.-...

  • Honda said the export plan is made possible by Honda's prior investments in its plants and it will therefore not require significant capital investment. Last year, Honda announced that it invest C $857 million over three years to upgrade its manufacturing plants in Alliston, Ontario, which will be the global lead for production of the next-generation Honda...

  • TORONTO— An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday. The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet short of the runway during an early Sunday morning snowstorm. Mike Cunningham, regional manager for Canada's Transportation Safety Board,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years, the latest sign that the economy hit a soft patch in the first quarter. Economic growth has been undercut by bad winter weather, a strong dollar, a now-settled labor dispute at busy West Coast ports and softer demand in...

  • Neovasc reports 4Q loss Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    RICHMOND, British Columbia _ Neovasc Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $6.1 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents. Neovasc shares have climbed 31 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • "They touched down 1,100 feet short of the runway, so I'd say they're pretty lucky," Mike Cunningham, an official with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, told a news conference. Air Canada said the Airbus A320 flying from Toronto was carrying 133 passengers and five crew members. "We at Air Canada are greatly relieved that no one was critically injured.

  • OFFICIALS WITH CANADA'S TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD SAY AIR CANADA FLIGHT THAT SKIDDED OFF HALIFAX RUNWAY EARLY SUNDAY HAD HIT ANTENNA ARRAY BEFORE LANDING, LANDING GEAR CAME OFF.

  • "We at Air Canada are greatly relieved that no one was critically injured. Yet we fully appreciate this has been a very unsettling experience, " Air Canada Chief Operating Officer Klaus Goersch said in a statement. Air Canada said the Airbus A320 flying from Toronto was carrying 133 passengers and five crew members.

  • TORONTO, March 29- An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries. Air Canada said the Airbus A320 flying from Toronto was carrying 133 passengers and five crew members.

  • TORONTO, March 29- An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries.

  • TORONTO— U.S.-based electronics retail giant Best Buy Co. is closing its 131 Future Shop stores across Canada and will re-open 65 of them under the Best Buy banner in a bid to bolster business. The move will bring the total number of Best Buy stores in Canada to 192.. Lopez said Best Buy will invest up to $158 million in Best Buy stores and its website, while launching...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, March 27- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the U.S. central bank will likely start raising borrowing costs later this year, even before inflation and wages have returned to health, but emphasized the return to normal interest rates will be gradual. The Fed has held short-term borrowing costs near zero since December...

  • NEW YORK, March 27- The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday after traders were reluctant to buy the greenback ahead of U.S. jobs data next week, and after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. "It turned out to be pretty much a replay" of last week's Fed statement, said Alfonso Esparza, senior currency Strategist at Oanda in...