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First Cobalt strikes partnership with Glencore for Ontario cobalt refinery

TORONTO — First Cobalt Corp. says it has struck a partnership with commodities giant Glencore AG for the development of its cobalt refinery in Ontario.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,426.47, up 24.72 points ). Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:AVL). Materials. Up five cents, or 111.1 per cent, to 9.5 cents on 9.
TSX fails to get same lift as U.S. markets from easing of restrictions on Huawei

TSX fails to get same lift as U.S. markets from easing of restrictions on Huawei

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index failed to match the stronger gains on U.S. markets after the Trump administration temporarily eased trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 24.72 points to 16,426.47.
Extra week added to 2017-18 fiscal year boosted bonuses at NB Liquor

Extra week added to 2017-18 fiscal year boosted bonuses at NB Liquor

FREDERICTON — What a difference a week makes — at least when it comes to employee and management bonuses at NB Liquor.
Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

Lawyer, vintner plead guilty in college admissions case

BOSTON — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court.
GM Canada to keep Maven car-sharing in Toronto as number of U.S. cities reduced

GM Canada to keep Maven car-sharing in Toronto as number of U.S. cities reduced

TORONTO — General Motors will continue to operate its Maven car-sharing service in Toronto despite plans to pull out of eight North American markets, including New York City and Chicago.
IMF urges Canada to stay course on housing, speed up internal trade revisions

IMF urges Canada to stay course on housing, speed up internal trade revisions

Canada should hold off on changes to make homebuying more affordable but should speed up efforts to reduce trade barriers within its borders, advises the International Monetary Fund.
American Airlines cuts bag fees for some sports, music gear

American Airlines cuts bag fees for some sports, music gear

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines says it's cutting the cost of checking oversized sporting gear and musical instruments on flights.
US home sales fell 0.4% in April amid limited supply

US home sales fell 0.4% in April amid limited supply

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales slipped 0.4% in April, as would-be homebuyers face affordability challenges and a limited supply of starter houses.
Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency

Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency

LONDON — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts.