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Beijing auto show is latest event delayed by virus fears

BEIJING — The Beijing auto show, the industry's biggest global event of the year, is being postponed in response to the spread of China's new virus.
Bombardier to sell train unit to France's Alstom, shedding biggest division

Bombardier to sell train unit to France's Alstom, shedding biggest division

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. has reached a US$8.2-billion deal to sell its rail business to French rail giant Alstom SA, narrowing the Quebec company's focus to business jets while casting off its largest division to help pay down US$9.
Kendall Jenner headlines London Fashion Week's Burberry show

Kendall Jenner headlines London Fashion Week's Burberry show

LONDON — Kendall Jenner and fellow super models unveiled Burberry's new season designs at London Fashion Week on Monday, a collection that spanned everything from classic and ladylike to sexy, preppy and street-smart.
Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection, closing all Canadian stores

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection, closing all Canadian stores

TORONTO — Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. says it has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and plans to close all Canadian stores as part of its restructuring process.
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte sells remaining stake to Caisse

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte sells remaining stake to Caisse

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is selling the last of his shares in the entertainment behemoth nearly 36 years after launching the Quebec-based circus troupe.

Ontario legislature returns from break as teachers escalate job action

TORONTO — The Ontario legislature resumes Tuesday after a winter break that's been consumed by an escalating conflict with the province's public school teachers.
Zuckerberg meets EU officials as bloc's new tech rules loom

Zuckerberg meets EU officials as bloc's new tech rules loom

LONDON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met top European Union officials on a visit to Brussels on Monday, days before the bloc is expected to release new proposals on regulating artificial intelligence.
B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

B.C. budget expected to stay the course as economic growth moderates

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister is promising to stay the course in her next budget to be tabled Tuesday in the legislature, while also monitoring potential storm clouds looming over the economy.
'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best pict
Emission-cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

Emission-cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

CALGARY — In one of his last interactions with reporters before retiring as CEO of Calgary-based Imperial Oil Ltd., veteran oilman Rich Kruger was typically plain-spoken when asked about the carbon footprint of the oilsands.