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'Subdued' housing market predicted in B.C. through 2021: Central 1 Credit Union

VANCOUVER — A financial services institution is forecasting an ongoing slowdown in British Columbia's housing market, one day after the Canadian Real Estate Association predicted home sales will continue to dip in the province next year.
Tilray stock gets a lift after B.C. cannabis company reveals new deal with Sandoz

Tilray stock gets a lift after B.C. cannabis company reveals new deal with Sandoz

TORONTO — Tilray Inc. shares jumped Tuesday after the B.C.-based company took another step to strengthen its medical marijuana business outside Canada through a new collaboration with Novartis pharmaceutical group's Sandoz AG.
Amazon to create 600 new tech jobs in Toronto over the next 5 years

Amazon to create 600 new tech jobs in Toronto over the next 5 years

TORONTO — Amazon plans to create 600 new tech jobs in Toronto, the company announced Tuesday as it expanded its footprint in the city's downtown core.
Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business disputes and boost his run for the White House.
Trump signs order to create US Space Command

Trump signs order to create US Space Command

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump launched the Pentagon's new Space Command Tuesday, an effort to better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800 million over the next five years.

UK to ramp up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasse

LONDON — Britain's government ramped up preparations Tuesday for the possibility the U.K. could leave the European Union in 101 days without a deal, urging thousands of businesses and millions of households to make sure they are ready for the worst.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 0.1 per cent in October

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales down 0.1 per cent in October

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales fell 0.1 per cent in October to $58.2 billion, hurt by a decline in sale in the sales in the wood product and primary metal industries, Statistics Canada said Tuesday. Economists had expected an increase of 0.
US home construction rose last month, led by apartments

US home construction rose last month, led by apartments

WASHINGTON — U.S. developers broke ground on more homes last month, but the increase occurred entirely in apartments. The construction of new single-family houses fell. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing starts rose 3.
For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud

For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud

WASHINGTON — Forget Robert Mueller. The greatest threat to President Donald Trump's re-election bid may not be the slew of investigations closing in on his Oval Office but a possible economic slowdown. And the president knows it.
Magna International buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL

Magna International buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL

AURORA, Ont. — Magna International Inc. has signed a deal to buy Spanish company Viza Geca SL, which specializes in automotive seating. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.