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at 16:04 on May 27, 2016, EDT.

No word of progress at Canada-U.S. softwood lumber talks in Ottawa

MONTREAL - Canadian softwood lumber negotiators held a one-day meeting with their U.S. counterparts in Ottawa this week but a deal on the contentious trade issue appears to be nowhere in sight.

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at 15:38 on May 27, 2016, EDT.

Ban on fracking in New Brunswick will continue indefinitely: minister

FREDERICTON - A moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, imposed by New Brunswick's Liberal government in December 2014, will remain in place indefinitely, the province's energy minister announced Friday.

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at 15:16 on May 27, 2016, EDT.

Canadian class-action launched over Johnson & Johnson's baby powder

TORONTO - A Canadian class-action lawsuit has been filed against Johnson & Johnson over an alleged link between its baby powder products and ovarian cancer in adult women who used the product for long periods of time.

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at 15:07 on May 27, 2016, EDT.

Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving.

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at 15:05 on May 27, 2016, EDT.

Gas bars for sale: Loblaw looking for prospective buyers of 212 filling stations

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Loblaw Co. says it's taking steps to sell its network of 212 gasoline filling stations.

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at 14:40 on May 27, 2016, EDT.

New Brunswick to appeal ruling that tossed out limits on booze imports

FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government will appeal a court ruling in April that effectively threw out limits on cross-border alcohol imports.

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