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First LNG shipment leaves B.C. for China as industry looks to expand exports

SURREY, B.C. — FortisBC says it has shipped 950 gigajoules of liquefied natural gas from Vancouver to China, marking the industry's first shipment to the Asian country.
TSX, Wall St. flat ahead of U.S. Thanksgiving, as commodity prices gain ground

TSX, Wall St. flat ahead of U.S. Thanksgiving, as commodity prices gain ground

TORONTO — With the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday approaching, North American stock indices were little changed Wednesday as commodities prices surged and the loonie gained ground. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index edged down 3.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,073.58, down 3.07 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 35 cents, or 5.77 per cent, to $6.42 on 13.3 million shares.
Canadian grocers expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods chain

Canadian grocers expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods chain

VANCOUVER — Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year, making it the latest Canadian retailer to ramp up its e-commerce options in the face of potential competition from Amazon.
Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year

Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials generally believe that it'll soon be time for another increase in the Fed's key interest rate.
Court dismisses lawsuit over erotic book with couple's photo

Court dismisses lawsuit over erotic book with couple's photo

CINCINNATI — A federal appeals court has spiked an Ohio couple's case against companies that distributed an erotic fiction book about a woman's desire for New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. The 6th U.S.
Freedom Mobile announces iPhone X dates, provides update on network rollout

Freedom Mobile announces iPhone X dates, provides update on network rollout

TORONTO — Freedom Mobile will begin taking orders for the Apple iPhone X and iPhone 8 models starting Friday, with the smartphones in its stores on Dec. 8.

Business journalist Amanda Lang will return to BNN in January 2018

TORONTO — After six years at the CBC and just under a year at the now-defunct Bloomberg TV Canada, business journalist Amanda Lang will return to Business News Network in January.
New allegations against Rose emerge from women at CBS News

New allegations against Rose emerge from women at CBS News

NEW YORK — The morning show where Charlie Rose worked until being fired Tuesday is reporting that two women at CBS News claim that Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo.

US durable goods orders fell 1.2 per cent in October

WASHINGTON — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell last month for the first time since July, pulled down by plummeting orders for commercial aircraft. A category that tracks business investment posted the biggest drop in more than a year.