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By jumping bail, fugitive Carlos Ghosn burns bridges to Japan

In this May 11, 2012, file photo, then Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn speak during a press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File) SHARE TOKYO — By jumping bail, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who had long insisted on his innocence, has now committed …

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Respected philanthropist Richard M. Ivey dies at 94

Richard Ivey (Source: Western University) SHARE LONDON, ONTARIO — Respected London, Ont. businessman and philanthropist Richard Macaulay Ivey has died, Western University announced Tuesday. He was 94. Buildings in the city bear the family name, including the Ivey Business School at Western University, which has risen to international prominence. Ivey …

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The dream of co-ownership? What to consider before sharing a home

SHARE TORONTO — With home ownership becoming less attainable for many Canadians living in competitive markets, such as the Greater Toronto Area, many would-be buyers are turning to each other to go in on a property together in what is often called a co-ownership arrangement. According to the Ontario government, …

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15,000 snowblowers recalled after 36 injuries reported in Canada

A man uses a snowblower to clear walks and driveways in Lexington, Ky., Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Lexington Herald-Leader, Charles Bertram) SHARE TORONTO — More than 15,000 snowblowers have been recalled due to possible bursting plastic wheel rims. Four brands sold at Home Depot, Rona, Canadian Tire, Home Hardware …

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Canadarm owner to be bought by Canadian group

In this image provided by NASA the International Space Station’s robotic arm, right, prepares to take the boom extension from the Space Shuttle’s robotic arm prior to the space walk to repair the damaged solar array Saturday Nov. 3, 2007. (AP Photo/NASA) SHARE The company that built the robotic Canadarm …

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Canadian, U.S. markets close lower while Canadian dollar advances

Canada’s main stock index and those tracking U.S. markets closed lower in Monday trading. (File) SHARE TORONTO — Year-end market positioning pushed Canada’s main stock index lower on a low-volume day at the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday. With the new year looming, investors were clearing the decks and getting …

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