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Canadian crude-by-rail exports surge 87% to 170,000 barrels per day in November

Canadian crude-by-rail exports surge 87% to 170,000 barrels per day in November

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail jumped 87 per cent in November as oil production rose in Western Canada amid limited pipeline capacity for heavy crude.
Italian premier to offer resignation as government wobbles

Italian premier to offer resignation as government wobbles

ROME — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte intends to offer his resignation on Tuesday, his office said Monday, a move seen as gamble that the embattled leader will get a fresh mandate from the president to try to forge a more viable coalition.
Telus International prices public offering in bid to expand digital business

Telus International prices public offering in bid to expand digital business

Telus Corp. will hit the road on Monday to try and woo investors for its public offering of subsidiary Telus International, as it spins off its customer experience business from its telecom offerings. The US$958.
TFI expanding North American reach with US$800 million acquisition of UPS Freight

TFI expanding North American reach with US$800 million acquisition of UPS Freight

MONTREAL — Trucking and logistics firm TFI International Inc. is expanding its reach in a deal to buy UPS Freight for about US$800 million.
N.S. food delivery startup offers restaurants lower fees, customer service control

N.S. food delivery startup offers restaurants lower fees, customer service control

HALIFAX — Delivery was never on the menu at restaurateur Craig Flinn’s neighbourhood eateries.

Shell buys European electric car charging firm ubitricity

BERLIN — Oil and gas giant Shell is buying ubitricity, a major provider of electric vehicle charging points in Europe. Shell said Monday that it would buy a 100% stake in the Berlin-based startup, without disclosing the price.
Greece, France sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

Greece, France sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

ATHENS, Greece — Greece signed a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets, as tensions remain high with neighbour Turkey.
Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to begin in Feb.

Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to begin in Feb.

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s medical regulator has approved use of its first coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to begin next month.
Premium Brands, Indigenous groups complete $1-billion bid to buy Clearwater

Premium Brands, Indigenous groups complete $1-billion bid to buy Clearwater

HALIFAX — A billion-dollar deal that marks the single biggest investment in Canada's seafood industry by an Indigenous group was finalized on Monday, with one First Nation's chief calling it a "significant achievement for the Mi'kmaq.
Great Canadian Gaming chief executive Rod Baker resigns from company

Great Canadian Gaming chief executive Rod Baker resigns from company

TORONTO — Great Canadian Gaming Corp. says Rod Baker has stepped down as president and chief executive of the company. Baker has also resigned as a member of the company's board of directors.