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  • Notley pleads with political foes, allies to support Alberta pipeline projects

    OTTAWA - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley issued warnings to all political parties to take off their partisan blinders or both the environment and Canada's energy industry will fail.
  • Deloitte report urges Canadian companies to be more courageous about diversity

    MONTREAL - Canadian business leaders need to take "courageous" actions to make sure their companies are more diverse and inclusive in order to remain competitive amid demographic and technological changes in the workplace, according to a new report released Wednesday.
  • Morneau's tax proposals still need work despite changes, critics insist

    OTTAWA - A coalition of industry associations says Bill Morneau must make more changes to the controversial tax proposals he first unveiled last summer to ensure he addresses deep, persistent concerns in the small-business community.
  • Uber reveals coverup of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

    SAN FRANCISCO - Uber is coming clean about its coverup of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.
  • Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

    LOS ANGELES - Just days before Pixar's "Coco" is set to hit theatres, Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees.
  • China says ex-top internet regulator under investigation

    BEIJING - China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm, the agency said Tuesday.
  • CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

    NEW YORK - CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.
  • NAFTA: Deadlock on hard issues as round concludes under cloud of question marks

    MEXICO CITY - Another round of NAFTA talks wrapped up with all key issues still deadlocked Tuesday as negotiators prepared to leave Mexico City with a plethora of question marks lingering over the trade deal.
  • AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era - or Trumpian pique

    NEW YORK - The Trump administration's decision to oppose the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger may be clouded by suspicions of political influence. But considered on its merits, it could mark a significant departure in antitrust policy, one that might block or modify a broader set of mergers found to harm consumers.
  • Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

    NEW YORK - An Iran-based hacker plotted to extort HBO out of $6 million by threatening to release stolen episodes and scripts of hit shows, such as "Game of Thrones," at one point taunting the network with a twist on a catch phrase form that series: "Winter is coming. HBO is falling."

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