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St. Lawrence Seaway operator expects shipments to rise in 2021

St. Lawrence Seaway operator expects shipments to rise in 2021

The organization that oversees the St. Lawrence Seaway expects that with economic growth projected to rise this year, shipments along the maritime route could pick up in 2021 after staying flat last year. The St.
Brookfield Asset Management hires Calin Rovinescu as a senior adviser

Brookfield Asset Management hires Calin Rovinescu as a senior adviser

TORONTO — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has hired former Air Canada chief executive Calin Rovinescu as a senior adviser within its global private equity group.
UK judge says newspaper can delay statement on Meghan case

UK judge says newspaper can delay statement on Meghan case

LONDON — A British newspaper doesn’t have to run a front-page statement about the Duchess of Sussex’s legal victory until it has had the chance to challenge the order, a judge ruled Monday.
Tool created to aid cleanup from Microsoft hack in broad use

Tool created to aid cleanup from Microsoft hack in broad use

WASHINGTON — A tool designed to help businesses protect themselves from further compromises after a global hack of Microsoft email server software has been downloaded more than 25,000 times since it was released last week, the White House's National
2nd Canadian goes on trial in China on spying charges

2nd Canadian goes on trial in China on spying charges

BEIJING — A second Canadian citizen held for more than two years on spying charges in apparent retaliation for Canada’s arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei went on trial in Beijing on Monday.
Infrastructure bank can bridge risk gap even in low-cost financing climate, CEO says

Infrastructure bank can bridge risk gap even in low-cost financing climate, CEO says

OTTAWA — The chief executive of a federal infrastructure agency says there is a short runway to prove its worth, and thinks it can stand out by taking on outsized risks to attract private dollars for billions in new construction projects.
AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all adults

AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all adults

LONDON — AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine provided strong protection against sickness and eliminated hospitalizations and deaths from the disease, including in older adults, in final-stage U.S. testing, the company announced Monday.

Putin to get coronavirus vaccine shot in Russia on Tuesday

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said he will get a coronavirus vaccine shot on Tuesday, months after widespread vaccination has started in Russia.
Aimia swaps stake in Biglife loyalty program for $31.2M worth of AirAsia shares

Aimia swaps stake in Biglife loyalty program for $31.2M worth of AirAsia shares

TORONTO — Aimia Inc. has signed a deal to swap its 20 per cent stake in AirAsia's loyalty company Biglife for $31.2 million worth of shares of AirAsia. Under the deal, Aimia will receive 85.86 million AirAsia shares, representing a 2.
‘Sorry’: GOP US Rep. Tom Reed retiring amid misconduct claim

‘Sorry’: GOP US Rep. Tom Reed retiring amid misconduct claim

U.S. Rep.