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Air Canada says low loonie not deterring Canadians from travelling to U.S.

MONTREAL — The relatively low value of the loonie isn't deterring Canadians from travelling to the United States, especially to winter vacation spots in Florida, Arizona and Hawaii, Air Canada said Friday. Transborder revenues increased 7.

Green power company buys half-built oilsands power plant from Shell

CALGARY — A small green power company says it has closed a deal to buy a half-built oilsands power plant in northern Alberta halted 16 months ago by international oil giant Royal Dutch Shell. Kineticor Resource Corp.
London Fashion Week opens amid Brexit uncertainties

London Fashion Week opens amid Brexit uncertainties

LONDON — Models and fashion editors descended on Britain's sunny capital from snowy New York Friday for the start of London Fashion Week, kicking off a whirlwind of runway shows featuring Burberry, Versus, Roksanda and dozens of other designers.

Unifor head says industry on the cusp of rebuilding, plays down Trump concerns

TORONTO — The head of Canada's auto workers union says the country is on the cusp of building its industry again and shouldn't be concerned with the protectionist policies of U.S. President Donald Trump.
S&P 500, Dow nudge down a bit further from records

S&P 500, Dow nudge down a bit further from records

NEW YORK — U.S. stock indexes took a modest step back Friday, though they remain close to record highs. Energy stocks fell more than the rest of the market, and bond yields eased.
Deep in road salt mine, workers pray for snow (and overtime)

Deep in road salt mine, workers pray for snow (and overtime)

HAMPTON CORNERS, N.Y. — Deep below upstate New York's farm country, workers in ghostly tunnels are praying for snow.
Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit

Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit

LONDON — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.
Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest

Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea was taken by surprise Friday with the arrest of the scion of the country's richest family and de-facto leader at Samsung over his alleged involvement in a massive corruption scandal that engulfed the president
Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create

Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create

NEW YORK — Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything — baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and abusive bullying, helpful ho

Enbridge to invest $1.7 billion in German utility's North Sea wind farm

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) says it will invest $1.7 billion in a North Sea off-shore wind energy project off the coast of Germany.