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at 00:17 on September 29, 2016, EDT.

UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signalling it may ratify within the next few days, officials said.

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at 18:46 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Vancouver proposes licensed short-term Airbnb stays to increase rental supply

Vancouver's mayor wants to ban Airbnb rentals for those who aren't living in the homes they are listing, while requiring everyone else to hold a business licence.

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at 18:36 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Trudeau defends LNG project approval as splitting differences among critics

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used a Goldilocks defence Wednesday in an effort to position the federal Liberals in the sweet spot of a boiling debate over energy development and environmental protection.

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at 18:24 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

As seas heaved, 20-tonne pipe fell to within 12 metres of offshore oil well

HALIFAX — When heaving waters in the North Atlantic wrenched a string of massive steel pipes from a drilling ship off Nova Scotia's coast, one of the 20-tonne sections of the plummeting coil struck the seabed just 12 metres from the top of an undersea oil exploration well.

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at 17:32 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Future of Pacific NorthWest LNG uncertain amid high costs and depressed market

CALGARY — The Pacific NorthWest LNG project may have secured the federal government's blessing, but it could not have come at a more inopportune time.

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at 17:35 on September 28, 2016, EDT.

Laurentian Bank to eliminate 300 positions as it merges 50 branches

MONTREAL — Laurentian Bank (TSX:LB) plans to abolish some 300 jobs over the next 18 months in a restructuring that will merge 50 branches.

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