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Utility firm Just Energy cuts 200 positions, predicts $9M in severance costs

TORONTO — Just Energy Group Inc. says it is eliminating 200 jobs in a move that will save $40 million in annual costs in its upcoming financial year.
AP Exclusive: Guaido's Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jail

AP Exclusive: Guaido's Citgo snubs US execs in Caracas jail

BOGOTA — When the Trump administration paved the way for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to name a new board to run the U.S.
GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.
Heroux-Devtek CEO appointed executive chairman, COO to be successor

Heroux-Devtek CEO appointed executive chairman, COO to be successor

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Heroux-Devtek Inc.
NewsAlert: Inflation rate up in February; CPI up 1.5% from 1.4% in January

NewsAlert: Inflation rate up in February; CPI up 1.5% from 1.4% in January

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in February was up 1.5 per cent compared with a year ago. The move compared with a year-over-year increase of 1.4 per cent in January. More coming The Canadian Press

BRP's double-digit gains in Q4 profit, revenue due to strong wholesale sales

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. says its fourth-quarter revenue was up 22.8 per cent from a year earlier, beating analyst estimates and propelling the Quebec-based company's three-month profit to $82.7 million.
Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

CALGARY — An unexpected late bidding war for the right to sponsor veteran driver Troy Dorchester helped push the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction to a $47,000 higher total than last year.
Residents fret about chemical plant fire, despite assurances

Residents fret about chemical plant fire, despite assurances

HOUSTON — Kristin Crump and her two kids put damp cloths over their mouths on Thursday for the short walk from their suburban Houston front door to their car, defying an order to remain inside because of dangerous fumes coming from burned-out petroch
Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

Late bidding war drives Stampede sponsorship auction to $3.29M bid total

CALGARY — An unexpected late bidding war for the right to sponsor veteran driver Troy Dorchester helped push the annual Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction to a $50,000 higher total than last year.
Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney

Fox 2000, arm behind 'Hidden Figures,' to close under Disney

LOS ANGELES — Fox 2000, the specialty unit behind such diverse literary adaptations as "Hidden Figures," ''Love, Simon" and "Life of Pi," is closing shop under the Walt Disney Co.