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Mining company Hudbay Minerals reports US$18.5M Q1 profit, up from US$5.5M a year ago

Mining company Hudbay Minerals reports US$18.5M Q1 profit, up from US$5.5M a year ago

TORONTO — Hudbay Minerals Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of US$18.5 million, up from US$5.5 million a year ago, as its revenue rose nearly 80 per cent. The Toronto-based mining company, which keeps its books in U.S.
Cave-in leaves 2 miners dead, 1 missing and 12 injured at a coal mine in Poland

Cave-in leaves 2 miners dead, 1 missing and 12 injured at a coal mine in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two miners were killed and one remains missing after a cave-in at the Myslowice-Wesola coal mine in southern Poland early Tuesday in which 12 other miners were hurt, mining authorities said Tuesday.
No, a best-selling American writing duo didn't pen a Galen Weston romance novel

No, a best-selling American writing duo didn't pen a Galen Weston romance novel

TORONTO — You would be forgiven for thinking Christina Lauren's latest romance novel stars a hunky reimagining of Loblaw chairman Galen G. Weston.
B.C. moves to cap rent hikes for those in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

B.C. moves to cap rent hikes for those in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government has introduced legislation that would allow the City of Vancouver to limit rent increases for new tenants in its poorest neighbourhood, the Downtown Eastside.
'A steadfast champion of Atlantic Canada': Oil executive Arthur Irving dies at age 93

'A steadfast champion of Atlantic Canada': Oil executive Arthur Irving dies at age 93

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Arthur L. Irving, the second-born son of New Brunswick industrialist K.C. Irving, has died at the age of 93 after a life spent growing the oil business his father founded.
Toronrot businessman Tanenbaum in talks to buying French soccer club Saint-Étienne

Toronrot businessman Tanenbaum in talks to buying French soccer club Saint-Étienne

SAINT-ETIENNE, France (AP) — Storied French soccer club Saint-Étienne said on Monday it was in exclusive talks for a sale to Toronto businessman Larry Tanenbaum.
Entangled right whale spotted off New Brunswick with fishing gear stuck in its mouth

Entangled right whale spotted off New Brunswick with fishing gear stuck in its mouth

HALIFAX — A critically endangered North Atlantic right whale has been spotted entangled in fishing gear in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, northeast of New Brunswick's Acadian Peninsula.
S&P/TSX composite edges lower Monday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite edges lower Monday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved lower Monday while U.S. markets were mixed ahead of major economic data reports coming in the days ahead.
B.C., Ottawa put up nearly $254M to expand heat pump rebates

B.C., Ottawa put up nearly $254M to expand heat pump rebates

VICTORIA — The B.C. and federal governments have set aside nearly $254 million to expand rebates to convert home heating and cooling systems to more climate-friendly options with a focus on low- and middle-income households.
Judge says construction on massive CN Rail hub can continue — for now

Judge says construction on massive CN Rail hub can continue — for now

The Federal Court of Appeal says work on a massive rail-and-truck hub in the Greater Toronto Area can go ahead — for the time being, as the future of the facility remains in limbo.