Macron tours damaged Arc de Triomphe after Paris hit by riot

Macron tours damaged Arc de Triomphe after Paris hit by riot
PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe monument and held an emergency meeting on security Sunday, a day after central Paris was hit by France’s worst riot in a generation. Macron, who was meeting with his prime minister and interior and environment ministers, has vowed that those responsible for the violence and the damages will... Read More

GM’s push into new technologies expected to boost peer-to-peer car sharing

GM’s push into new technologies expected to boost peer-to-peer car sharing
TORONTO — General Motors signalled a major pivot towards new technologies and mobility platforms when it announced the closing of its Oshawa assembly plant, but it will be playing catch-up to start-ups that have pioneered in the field. One of the spaces it’s pushing into is peer-to-peer car sharing, which GM added to its Maven app in July in the U.S., as it... Read More

New N.B. premier hopes to bring Energy East pipeline back from the dead

New N.B. premier hopes to bring Energy East pipeline back from the dead
FREDERICTON — New Brunswick’s new premier is trying to revive the Energy East pipeline — even though the original proponent says the project is dead. TransCanada Corporation abandoned the $15.7-billion project more than a year ago, after the National Energy Board modified the environmental assessment process. But Premier Blaine Higgs, along with some other premiers and federal politicians, are again pushing the... Read More

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: More bank earnings BMO Financial Group releases its fourth-quarter and year-end results on Tuesday and National Bank of Canada reports its results on Wednesday to wrap up the latest financial results from the country’s biggest banks. The results so far have been mixed as Royal Bank... Read More