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  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, June 2- New car and truck sales in Canada hit a record high in May, with Chrysler leading the pack as the top-selling carmaker for the month and bolstered by strong demand for luxury vehicles, according to data released on Tuesday. Auto sales were up 1.1 percent, with 197,937 cars and light trucks sold in Canada, industry data showed.

  • Battles over oil pipelines on 3 fronts in Minnesota Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 4:49 PM ET

    The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will decide whether the separate Sandpiper pipeline from the North Dakota oilfields is needed. One of several projects they oppose is Enbridge Energy's proposal to boost the capacity of its Alberta Clipper pipeline from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin. Enbridge spokeswoman Lorraine Little said that the...

  • TORONTO, June 2- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Canadian sales edged up by 119 vehicles from a year earlier to 31,617 cars and trucks in May, as a rise in Jeep and passenger car sales helped offset lower minivan sales. The company's Windsor, Ontario, van plant was shut for retooling from Feb. 16 to May 25, reducing supplies of some of the Canadian unit's top-selling...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 2- Alberta, the Canadian province whose carbon-intensive oil sands are the largest source U.S. oil imports, said on Tuesday it will have new climate change regulations in place by June 30, when its current system is set to expire. Alberta's New Democratic government, which ended 44 years of Conservative rule in the province in an election last...

  • Fiat Chrysler Canadian sales roughly flat in May Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    TORONTO, June 2- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Canadian sales edged up by 119 vehicles from a year earlier to 31,617 cars and trucks in May, as a rise in Jeep and passenger car sales helped offset lower minivan sales. The company's Windsor, Ontario, van plant was shut for retooling from Feb. 16 to May 25, reducing supplies of some of the Canadian unit's top-selling...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 2- The threat of wildfires to oil sands projects in northeastern Alberta eased on Tuesday as two companies forced to evacuate staff from the region began checking equipment abandoned for more than a week, though production has not yet resumed. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Tuesday its staff are making safety checks at its...

  • DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford will shorten the traditional summer shut-down at some of its plants for the third consecutive year to meet rising demand. Six assembly plants, as well as supporting powertrain and stamping plants, will shut down for one week beginning June 29, rather than the usual two weeks. Locations include Chicago, Dearborn Truck in Michigan, Kansas City,...

  • LONDON, June 2- European shares edged lower on Tuesday, keeping within their recent range as investors awaited euro zone inflation data due later in the day and developments out of Greece's negotiations with creditors. Imperial Tobacco, down nearly 2 percent at 0732 GMT, weighed on the market after the UK group's Canadian subsidiary and two other tobacco...

  • DETROIT, June 2- Ford Motor Co said it will produce nearly 40,000 additional vehicles by reducing summer shutdowns at its North American plants to one week from two. The plants affected include one each in Chicago; Dearborn, Michigan; Kansas City, Missouri; two in Louisville, Kentucky; and one in Oakville, Ontario. Ford said in December that it planned to replace the...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 1- Global Grain Group, which is taking control of grain handler CWB, has agreed to acquire a long-term lease at Port Metro Vancouver, paving the way for the first new grain terminal in nearly 50 years at Canada's busiest port, according to a source familiar with the matter. The high-efficiency grain terminal would cost roughly C $500 million...

  • Judge awards billions to Quebec smokers Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 10:48 PM ET

    MONTREAL— A judge has awarded more than $15 billion Canadian to Quebec smokers in a case that pitted them against three giant tobacco companies. JTI-Macdonald, Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson& Hedges said they will appeal. The Quebec case marked the first time tobacco companies had gone to trial in a civil lawsuit in Canada and involved two separate groups...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 1- Firefighters made progress battling wildfires in northern Alberta on Monday that have shut in 10 percent of total oil sands production, and workers began returning to some sites to assess damage. The Western Canadian province of Alberta is the major source of U.S. oil imports. The wildfire hazard in the Lac la Biche region, where Cenovus...

  • OTTAWA, June 1- Three tobacco companies said on Monday they would appeal a Canadian court ruling that awarded more than C $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers in two related class action cases. Imperial Tobacco Canada, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco PLC, JTI-Macdonald Corp, part of Japan Tobacco Inc Group and Rothmans, Benson& Hedges Inc- a subsidiary...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to June 15 Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies- 1400 GMT. PARIS- Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Forum 2015. PARIS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy speaks at the panel discussion "Unlocking...

  • OTTAWA, June 1- Three tobacco companies said on Monday they would appeal a Canadian court ruling that awarded more than C $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers in two related class action cases. The damages would compensate about 100,000 Quebec smokers and ex-smokers who alleged that the companies knew they were selling a harmful product that was causing...

  • TORONTO, June 1- Taxi drivers packed a courtroom in Canada's largest city on Monday as Toronto stated its case for the Uber ride-sharing service to be regulated like the traditional cab companies with which it competes. Toronto is seeking an injunction to halt Uber's operations unless the San Francisco- based company and all its drivers are licensed.

  • TORONTO, June 1- Taxi drivers packed a courtroom in Canada's largest city on Monday as Toronto stated its case that the Uber ride-sharing service should be regulated, as are the traditional cabs with which Uber competes. Toronto is seeking an injunction to stop Uber from operating unless the San Francisco- based company agrees to comply with Toronto's demand...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 1- Firefighters made progress tackling wildfires in the key oil-producing region of northern Alberta on Monday, although a number of oil sands projects stayed shut down, keeping around 10 percent of total oil sands production offline. The Western Canadian province of Alberta is the major source of U.S. oil imports. The wildfire hazard in...

  • WASHINGTON, June 1- U.S. consumer spending was unexpectedly flat in April as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and continued to boost savings, suggesting the economy was struggling to gain momentum early in the second quarter. "Neither of these developments make the June policy meeting a more likely date to begin hiking rates than was already the...

  • June 1- Molycorp Inc said it missed a $32.5 million interest payment on its senior secured notes, heightening concerns that the struggling rare earths miner could file for bankruptcy before the end of the month. Molycorp's shares fell as much as 21 percent in early trading. Molycorp, which reported a loss for the thirteenth straight quarter last month, had warned...