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'Fire and Fury' sales top 29,000 in first weekend

'Fire and Fury' sales top 29,000 in first weekend

NEW YORK — Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" was the top-selling book last week, NPD BookScan told The Associated Press. And its numbers are likely to grow far higher. "Fire and Fury" sold 29,000 copies, BookScan announced Wednesday.
Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

BANGKOK — Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signalling the case will go forward despite international condemnation.
CEAA starts assessments of Innergex's proposed run-of-river projects in Alberta

CEAA starts assessments of Innergex's proposed run-of-river projects in Alberta

CALGARY — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency says it will look at the potential impacts of two renewable power projects that Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX:INE) has proposed to build on the Athabasca River. The Longueuil, Que.
Immigration agents descend on 7-Eleven stores in 17 states

Immigration agents descend on 7-Eleven stores in 17 states

LOS ANGELES — Seven immigration agents filed into a 7-Eleven store before dawn Wednesday, waited for people to go through the checkout line and told arriving customers and a driver delivering beer to wait outside.
Loonie, TSX fall amid reports U.S. plans to pull out of NAFTA, Wall St. down

Loonie, TSX fall amid reports U.S. plans to pull out of NAFTA, Wall St. down

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar and the Toronto stock index fell Wednesday amid reports that the United States may soon announce its intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The loonie closed at an average trading price of 80.

Aritzia sees 13th straight quarter of comparable sales growth, net revenue up

VANCOUVER — Aritzia Inc. (TSX:ATZ) reported its 13th consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales growth in its most recent quarter. The Vancouver-based women's fashion brand says its comparable sales grew 6.
New Toyota-Mazda plant will bring 4,000 jobs to Alabama

New Toyota-Mazda plant will bring 4,000 jobs to Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda on Wednesday announced plans to build a huge $1.6 billion joint-venture plant in Alabama that will eventually employ about 4,000 people.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,247.95, down 71.29 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 30 cents, or 2.20 per cent, to $13.33 on 13.9 million shares.
Corus stock hits lowest in nearly 2 years after Q1 TV ad revenue misses the mark

Corus stock hits lowest in nearly 2 years after Q1 TV ad revenue misses the mark

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. shares sank to their lowest level in nearly two years on Wednesday after the media company said its first-quarter results fell short of expectations as some of its TV advertisers adjusted their spending priorities.

Price of a home up 10.8 per cent from year ago in Q4: Royal LePage

TORONTO — Canada's residential real estate market saw strong but slowing year-over-year price growth in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a report by Royal LePage.