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Greenhouse gas emission targets boost enthusiasm for small modular nuclear reactors

Greenhouse gas emission targets boost enthusiasm for small modular nuclear reactors

CALGARY — The worldwide battle to control greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change is the best thing that's happened for growth in the nuclear energy industry in decades, its proponents say.

Five things about Canada's proposed small modular nuclear reactors

Alberta's Jason Kenney recently became the fourth Canadian premier to sign an agreement supporting the development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in Canada, joining the premiers of Ontario, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

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: CN earnings Canadian National Railway Co. releases its first-quarter results and holds a conference call on Monday.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk adding SNL hosting job to his to-do list

Tesla CEO Elon Musk adding SNL hosting job to his to-do list

NEW YORK — Technology mogul Elon Musk has a lined up a new gig in addition to his jobs as CEO of electric car maker Tesla and spaceship maker SpaceX. He is going to host the iconic TV show “Saturday Night Live.
California governor seeks ban on new fracking by 2024

California governor seeks ban on new fracking by 2024

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov.
General strike at Port of Montreal set to begin on Monday, says dockworkers union

General strike at Port of Montreal set to begin on Monday, says dockworkers union

MONTREAL — A general strike at the Port of Montreal is set to begin on Monday after the union representing dockworkers issued the required 72-hour notice to the Maritime Employers Association.
Powwows across US adapt to pandemic for a second year

Powwows across US adapt to pandemic for a second year

The coronavirus pandemic brought powwow season largely to a screeching halt last year. Some powwows cancelled their annual events; others went online only.
CN fires latest salvo in battle with CP Rail; analyst survey says shippers prefer CP

CN fires latest salvo in battle with CP Rail; analyst survey says shippers prefer CP

CALGARY — Railroad shippers have a much more negative view of a bid by Canadian National Railway Co. to take over the Kansas City Southern railroad than a competing offer by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,102.33, up 70.69 points.) Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (TSX:TBP). Health care. Up seven cents, or 26.92 per cent, to 33 cents on 14.
North American stock markets recover from tax-hike fears, end week near record closes

North American stock markets recover from tax-hike fears, end week near record closes

TORONTO — Investors shook off U.S. tax hike concerns as strong economic data pushed North American stock markets to end the week hovering around record territory. Markets were rattled Thursday following a report that U.S.