A strong quarter from Under Armour was overshadowed by federal investigations into the company’s accounting practices. The probe, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, is seeking information that would reveal whether the sports gear maker shifted sales from one quarter to another to make its financial standing appear healthier.
United Auto Workers (UAW) president Gary Jones is taking a paid leave of absence amid a federal investigation of corruption in the union. The UAW said Jones requested the leave, which is effective Sunday. The federal government has been investigating fraud and misuse of funds at the UAW for more
Ford is recalling nearly 320,000 Transit full-size vans in North America — including 22,960 in Canada — for a second time because the drive shafts can fail, causing loss of power. The recall affects 293,558 vehicles in the United States and federal territories, 22,960 in Canada and 2,744 in Mexico, Ford Motor
Carbon taxes have been under siege in recent years in parts of the country, particularly with the election of premiers Doug Ford and Jason Kenney, who both campaigned hard on fighting the policy. To this day, the only way Alberta’s Kenney describes carbon pricing is as the “job-killing” carbon tax. Despite the sharp rhetoric
The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank appealed to their 189 member countries on Friday to resolve widening disagreements on trade and other issues, warning that the divisions threatened to make the consequences of a global slowdown even worse. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said a
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Beyond Meat has dropped from its website scary statistics about the health risks of eating meat that had been posted for months. The move follows complaints from critics that Beyond Meat was marketing its vegetarian burger as healthier than meat without the science to prove it. The California-based company said its message hasn’t