Friday, 10 May 2013 14:25
Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria - Known for bringing in celebrities and smiling in photographs next to former Western leaders, a flamboyant Nigerian newspaper publisher now faces a challenge from his most vocal critics - his own employees.
Friday, 10 May 2013 13:56
Joan Lowy, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration will keep open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress, the Transportation Department said Friday.
Friday, 10 May 2013 13:46
Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press
CALGARY - The federal government, an oil giant and a biofuels company are teaming up to build a $19-million plant in northern Alberta that will use carbon dioxide emissions from the oilsands to help turn algae into products such as fuel, fertilizer and livestock feed.
OTTAWA - As an international investigation of tax evaders broadens to include Canadian authorities, the federal government says it has convicted just 44 individuals of offshore tax cheating since 2006.
AURORA, Ont. - Magna International Inc. (TSX:MG) has reported an increase in first-quarter net earnings as the automobile parts manufacturer and vehicle assembly company increased sales despite an overall downturn in the industry.
OTTAWA - Joe Oliver's public-relations tour through Europe is ending as it began - with the natural resource minister on the defensive not just about Canada's oilsands but also about his own reaction to criticism.