TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has signed a joint venture to invest in Brazil’s power generation sector. The agreement is with Votorantim Energia, the energy arm of Brazil’s Votorantim Group, and will initially involv
BERLIN — European airplane maker Airbus says chief executive Tom Enders will step down in April 2019. The company said Enders, who will have been at the helm of Airbus and defence firm EADS for 14 years, won’t seek another term. The 59-year-ol
HONG KONG — Asian share benchmarks were mostly lower Friday as uncertainty over U.S. tax reform legislation outweighed upbeat data from Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index dipped 0.6 per cent to 22,553.22 but South Korea
TOKYO — A report shows inequality stabilizing at high levels in most countries, despite gains among the poor in China and much milder disparities in incomes and wealth in Western Europe. The World Inequality Report 2018 released Friday is based on a
NEW YORK — The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media. Office relationships th
Denver authorities shut down 26 legal marijuana businesses Thursday and arrested 12 people suspected of illegal distribution of pot after a yearlong criminal investigation. Potential charges relate to marijuana sales exceeding limits set in state law, pol
LOS ANGELES — California on Thursday issued its first batch of business licenses for the state’s upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January. The first temporary license was awarded to Pure CA, which does b
VICTORIA — British Columbia will not issue an environmental assessment certificate for a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine near Kamloops, ending years of controversy among residents. Environment Minister George Heyman said the potential for sig
The world is currently experiencing something of a technological revolution. Although it may not be explicitly perceptible, slowly the technologies that we relied upon in the 20th century are being replaced by 21st century counterparts.
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NEW YORK — The publisher of The New York Times Co. is stepping down after 25 years and will be succeeded by his 37-year-old son, the Times announced Thursday. Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. will retire as of Dec. 31 but will remain as chairman of the boar
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a former Verizon lawyer, gives his previous bosses an early Christmas present by gutting the 2015 rules.
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