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Energy sector helps lift Toronto stocks as price of oil heads higher

Energy sector helps lift Toronto stocks as price of oil heads higher

TORONTO — Major North American indices rose Tuesday, propped up by climbing oil prices and positive tech news.
FAA says it is recalling more aviation-safety inspectors

FAA says it is recalling more aviation-safety inspectors

Federal officials say they are recalling more aviation-safety inspectors who were idled by the partial government shutdown.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,046.28, up 70.75 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 27 cents, or three per cent, to $9.27 on 40.6 million shares.
Indigenous energy summit includes session on pipeline ownership options

Indigenous energy summit includes session on pipeline ownership options

CALGARY — First Nations that produce oil and gas in Canada will hear presentations Wednesday at the Indigenous Energy Summit on how they might take ownership of major energy projects, including the Trans Mountain pipeline.
BP scales back exploration plans off N.S., gives up half its offshore area

BP scales back exploration plans off N.S., gives up half its offshore area

HALIFAX — BP Canada is scaling back its oil and gas exploration plans off Nova Scotia, giving up half the offshore area included in its exploration licence.
GM reaffirms Oshawa closure after meetings with Ontario and federal officials

GM reaffirms Oshawa closure after meetings with Ontario and federal officials

TORONTO — Ontario and federal politicians have walked away empty-handed from meetings with General Motors about the company's plans to close the Oshawa Assembly Plant.
Canada needs a digital ID system, bankers association says

Canada needs a digital ID system, bankers association says

TORONTO — The Canadian Bankers Association says Canada must create a digital identification system, potentially utilizing technology such as blockchain, biometrics and document review over a live video connection.
UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

LONDON — British lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and leading to a no-confidence vote in her government.
Agency built pen for possible horse slaughter

Agency built pen for possible horse slaughter

RENO, Nev. — The U.S. Forest Service has built its first corral for wild horses, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter.
Tilray, U.S. brand group partner on cannabis-infused consumer products

Tilray, U.S. brand group partner on cannabis-infused consumer products

Licensed producer Tilray Inc. has teamed up with the U.S. company behind brands such as Juicy Couture, Aeropostale and Nine West to develop and sell co-branded consumer cannabis products globally, with items expected to hit U.S.