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Canada's anti-spam law used against former CEO of coupon marketing company

Canada's anti-spam law used against former CEO of coupon marketing company

GATINEAU, Que. — Canada's anti-spam law is being used against a former CEO who is accused of using several businesses operating under names such as Teambuy and Dealfind to bombard consumers with emailed discount coupon offers.
Teck Resources less exposed to China as uncertainty on imports continue

Teck Resources less exposed to China as uncertainty on imports continue

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. says it is less exposed to uncertainties on Chinese coal imports after shifting more sales to India.
I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

LONDON — Ian McEwan is fascinated by artificial intelligence. His new novel, "Machines Like Me," features a lifelike android with access to all human knowledge who writes haiku poetry. In real life, the Booker Prize-winning author is conflicted.
Twitter profit rises as Trump demands 'fairer' social media

Twitter profit rises as Trump demands 'fairer' social media

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. on Tuesday trumpeted strong quarterly growth in earnings and users while President Donald Trump tweeted criticism of the social media site for allegedly discriminating against him politically.
US new-home sales climbed 4.5% in March

US new-home sales climbed 4.5% in March

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes increased 4.5% in March, the third straight monthly gain as the housing market appears to be cautiously recovering from a mortgage rate spike last year that caused homebuying to slump.
Coca-Cola surprises investors with better-than-expected 1Q

Coca-Cola surprises investors with better-than-expected 1Q

ATLANTA — The Coca-Cola Co. surprised investors with a better-than-expected first quarter but cautioned that it's still expecting slower growth for the full year. Atlanta-based Coke reported net income of $1.
Harley-Davidson tops estimates, but sales decline

Harley-Davidson tops estimates, but sales decline

MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson reported a decline in motorcycles sales in the U.S. and abroad as it continues to adapt to an aging clientele while navigating the costs of higher tariffs on its motorcycles shipped overseas.
Laurent Beaudoin to step aside as BRP chairman after 55 years with the business

Laurent Beaudoin to step aside as BRP chairman after 55 years with the business

VALCOURT, Que. — The chairman of recreational products maker BRP Inc. is stepping down, ceding the head spot to longtime president and chief executive Jose Boisjoli. Laurent Beaudoin's retirement follows his departure last year from Bombardier Inc.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.3 per cent in February

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 0.3 per cent in February

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales posted their third consecutive monthly gain as they increased 0.3 per cent to $63.7 billion in February. Economists on average had expected a gain of 0.
Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

NEW YORK — Viji Devadas hasn't heard from her nephew in Sri Lanka on her family WhatsApp chat group since he reached out just after the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that tore apart churches and hotels and killed hundreds in the South Asian nation.