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HALIFAX - Some examples of businesses benefiting from financial help from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency:
BRUSSELS - The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact" on trade.
In a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, the finance ministers of Germany, France, Britain, Italy and Spain wrote they had "significant concerns" about three tax initiatives in particular.
HALIFAX - Ben Cowan-Dewar was a bright-eyed 25-year-old entrepreneur when he visited Inverness, N.S., and saw a jaw-dropping landscape fit for a luxury golf course.
Past the abandoned mines and hardscrabble edges of the Cape Breton village, he envisioned a boutique 18-hole course and upscale resort perched atop craggy cliffs.
LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday there is a new sense of optimism about negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union, insisting that a preliminary deal has given fresh impetus to the talks.
She told the House of Commons that Britain will be able to leave the European Union "in a smooth and orderly way."