GO
Loading...

Canada

More

  • OTTAWA, March 18- Canada's energy regulator is investigating up to a dozen new allegations of natural gas pipeline safety-code violations at TransCanada Corp, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. It marks the second time in recent years the regulator has probed safety practices at Canada's second-largest pipeline company following complaints by a...

  • OTTAWA, March 25- The Canadian government will not, for now, start telling railways where to ship farmers' grain but it will decide within days whether to extend its requirements on how much grain they must haul, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said on Wednesday. In an interview in her parliamentary office, Raitt said farmers and shippers have questioned whether the...

  • OTTAWA, March 25- Three Canadian National Railway Co derailments in the same area in three weeks are a significant problem and cannot be explained away as a fluke of nature, Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said in an interview on Wednesday. CN Rail oil trains came off the tracks and caught fire near the small northern Ontario town of Gogama on both Feb. 14 and...

  • Pickle butts and dog food: Chef Dan Barber shows off waste Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK— What's for dinner? Those and two dozen other dishes using scraps and usually ignored bits comprise the menu at chef Dan Barber's WastEDny, a pop-up project at one of his Blue Hill restaurants intended to shed light on the many tragedies of food waste. The farm-to-table guru, a multiple James Beard Award winner and author of "The Third Plate: Field Notes on...

  • TORONTO, March 25- Canada's competition watchdog on Wednesday approved Postmedia's proposed takeover of Quebecor Inc's Sun Media English-language newspapers and digital assets, paving the way for one publisher to control a majority of the English-language dailies across Canada. The deal will bring some 175 newspapers and publications, including the...

  • TORONTO, March 25- Canada's competition watchdog on Wednesday approved Postmedia's proposed acquisition of Sun Media's English-language newspapers and digital assets, paving the way for Postmedia to control most of the major English-language dailies across Canada. The C $316 million deal announced in October is set to transform the country's newspaper...

  • WASHINGTON, March 25- U.S. business investment spending plans fell for a sixth straight month in February, likely weighed down by a strong dollar and weak global demand, which could lead economists to further lower their first-quarter growth estimates. The Commerce Department's durable goods report on Wednesday was the latest data to suggest economic growth...

  • The wide-ranging bill would stop farmers in northwestern Ohio from spreading manure on frozen and rain-soaked fields. The measure would be the first passed in an effort to slow the spread of the algae since August, when a toxin contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan. Jim Zehringer, the...

  • OTTAWA, March 25- Senior engineers at Canada's energy regulator are under investigation by their professional association over their probe of alleged safety code violations at TransCanada Corp, Canada's second largest pipeline operator. The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta confirmed to Reuters it is investigating...

  • ALBERTA'S PRENTICE SAYS WILL ASK CITIZENS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE COSTS OF HEALTH CARE.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 7 Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    HELSINKI- European Central Bank policy board member and Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen will brief the press on monetary policy and global economy- 0900 GMT. LONDON- European Central Bank policymaker Peter Praet takes part in panel discussion on "Global Economic Recovery- a Tale of Many Parts" at the International Financial Services Forum- 1025 GMT.

  • Canada's safety watchdog is probing two recent accidents involving CN Rail oil trains that came off the tracks and caught fire near the small northern Ontario town of Gogama. Vena said CN Rail has imposed speed restrictions on northern Ontario tracks until it understands the reason for the derailments. A runaway oil train leveled the center of the Quebec town...

  • OBAMA SAYS WORKING TO CONFIRM HOW MANY AMERICANS MAY HAVE BEEN ON BOARD DOWNED PLANE.

  • "The agency expects the new policy will allow companies and individuals who want to use UAS within these limitations to start flying much more quickly than before," the FAA said in a release. An FAA official told Reuters it would eventually benefit companies still seeking aircraft approval including Yamaha Motor Co Ltd, AeroVironment Inc and General Atomics.

  • New power grid manager poised to open at Little Rock Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A nonprofit company that manages the power grid from the Gulf Coast to Manitoba unveiled a new operations center in Arkansas on Tuesday, saying it moved to the state because it's not prone to hurricanes and has an increasingly talented workforce. The Midcontinent Independent System Operator control room will manage power production and...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The U.S. dollar rebounded against the euro on Tuesday on persistent bullish sentiment toward the greenback tied to the divergence of monetary policy between the United States and Europe, but the impact of last week's Federal Reserve statement limited its gains. "The hangover from the Fed meeting certainly seems to be ongoing," said Dean...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- U.S. consumer prices rebounded in February as gasoline prices rose for the first time since June, and there were also signs of an uptick in underlying inflation pressures, keeping the Federal Reserve on course to raise interest rates this year. "The disinflationary thrust that has gripped the U.S. economy for the better part of the past year...

  • BEIJING, March 23- Academics that advise the government on carbon trading in China have proposed linking two emissions exchanges in the southern province of Guangdong as a first step towards integrating all seven of the country's pilot markets. Researchers at Sun Yat-sen University have proposed to the government that carbon traders in the Guangdong and...

  • TORONTO, March 23- Canada's export agency signed a deal with China's biggest bank on Monday to promote the use of the yuan as a settlement currency in trade-related transactions, as officials in Toronto launched the first yuan trading hub in the Americas. The trading hub and clearing center launched on Monday in Toronto. Nonetheless, Canada's Finance Minister...

  • Declining to participate in the settlement fund are World Fuel Services Corp., which owned the oil shipment, and Canadian Pacific Railroad, which transported the oil to Montreal. Much of downtown Lac Megantic was destroyed by a raging fire after the unattended Montreal, Maine& Atlantic train with 72 oil tankers derailed in the middle of the night.