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CN promises sale of KCS line between New Orleans and Baton Rouge to win approval

Canadian National Railway Co. says it has made a pre-emptive move to address competition concerns from the U.S. regulator by agreeing to sell Kansas City Southern's line between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
Suncor Energy adopts net-zero-by-2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

Suncor Energy adopts net-zero-by-2050 greenhouse gas emissions target

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. has become the latest major oil company to commit to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates expected Thursday

CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates expected Thursday

The head of Canada's largest telecommunications company said Wednesday that he's hopeful that a revised CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates this week will be more favourable to network owners.
Nova Scotia companies chosen to help build Canada's first commercial spaceport

Nova Scotia companies chosen to help build Canada's first commercial spaceport

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia company planning to build Canada's first commercial spaceport announced on Wednesday some of the firms it has chosen to design and construct its proposed launch pad.
Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'

Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and 'Shark Tank'

NEW YORK (AP) — Online shopping giant Amazon is buying MGM, the movie and TV studio behind James Bond, “Legally Blonde" and “Shark Tank," with the hopes of filling its video streaming service with more stuff to watch. Amazon is paying $8.
8 dead in shooting at railyard serving Silicon Valley

8 dead in shooting at railyard serving Silicon Valley

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — An assailant opened fire Wednesday at a California railyard serving Silicon Valley, killing eight people. The suspect was also dead, authorities said.
Siemens Mobility beefs up Canadian transit capabilities with purchase of RailTerm

Siemens Mobility beefs up Canadian transit capabilities with purchase of RailTerm

Siemens Mobility is beefing up its domestic capabilities to better compete for the many mass transit projects that Canadian governments are planning to fund over the next decade.
New stress test may moderate housing, push buyers to seek more affordable homes: BMO

New stress test may moderate housing, push buyers to seek more affordable homes: BMO

TORONTO — BMO Financial Group says recent changes to mortgage stress test rules and the cooling of prices and sales in some regions may moderate the country's housing market.
3 arrested in Italy funicular crash; clamp deactivated brake

3 arrested in Italy funicular crash; clamp deactivated brake

ROME (AP) — Police arrested three people Wednesday in the cable car disaster that killed 14 people in northern Italy, saying workers placed a clamp on the emergency brake to deactivate it as a patchwork repair - one that prevented the brake from enga
Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut carbon emissions

Court orders Royal Dutch Shell to cut carbon emissions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to cut its carbon emissions by net 45% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels in a landmark case brought by climate activist groups.