By Alastair Sharp. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Friday and was still on track for a 0.8 percent gain in a week of all-time highs, as financial stocks and some resource names gained.
The world's largest online retailer reported a second-quarter loss of $126 million, more than double what was predicted. Jeff Bezos is testing the patience of investors after Amazon.
MONTREAL - Canada's largest trucking company, TransForce Inc., is set to become a national powerhouse in the specialized trucking business with a proposed friendly takeover of Ontario-based Contrans Group.
A Quebec court has dismissed the latest bid from Newfoundland and Labrador to redefine the ever-controversial Upper Churchill contract, something that has caused sharp divisions between the two provinces for more than four decades.
Oil spill well blowout Oil from a spill or oil well blowout in the Arctic waters of Canada's Beaufort Sea could easily become trapped in sea ice and potentially spread more than 1,000 kilometers.