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TransAlta strikes investment deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners

TransAlta strikes investment deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says Brookfield Renewable Partners and its institutional partners have signed a $750-million deal to invest in the company's hydro assets.
Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

WASHINGTON — The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

STAVANGER, Norway — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.
UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON — Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan as key Cabinet ministers denied media reports that they were plotting to oust her.
Advocacy groups say 2019 federal budget fails to safeguard employer pensions

Advocacy groups say 2019 federal budget fails to safeguard employer pensions

TORONTO — Bill Morneau's fourth federal budget since the Liberals came to power in 2015 contained a variety of pre-election goodies, including many directed at seniors, when it was tabled last week in a raucous House of Commons.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Lululemon earnings Lululemon Athletica Inc. releases its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results on Wednesday.