Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries — Financial Post

PARIS — Chinese President Xi Jinping has found one country in Europe that isn’t worried about China’s growing global clout or its ambitions to dominate the future of technology: Monaco. Xi visited the tiny Mediterranean principality Sunday as part of a European tour that is clouded by mixed feelings about how to engage with China […] via Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries — Financial Post Continue reading Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries — Financial Post

Electric car buyers get a boost with $5,000 incentive for consumers and tax write-offs for business — Financial Post

Finance Minister Bill Morneau would really like it if your next car was electric, and in his 2019 budget, he allocated $435 million for zero-emissions vehicles. “Building a better Canada also means helping people be part of the clean economy—with energy bills that they can afford, and cleaner ways to get around,” Morneau said in… via Electric car buyers get boost with $5,000 incentive for consumers and tax write-offs for business — Financial Post Continue reading Electric car buyers get a boost with $5,000 incentive for consumers and tax write-offs for business — Financial Post

Velodyne Lidar CEO Wins Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers’ Autos2050 Award — Financial Post

Autonomous Vehicle Pioneer Recognized for Game-changing Contributions to Automotive Industry SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance), a trade association representing 12 automakers, honored David Hall, chief executive officer and founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., as an Autos2050® award winner. Hall was selected in the award’s Ingenuity category, which pays tribute… via Velodyne Lidar CEO Wins Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers’ Autos2050 Award — Financial Post Continue reading Velodyne Lidar CEO Wins Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers’ Autos2050 Award — Financial Post

Air Canada, WestJet grapple with travel disruption, financial pressure from Boeing 737 Max groundings — Financial Post

More than 10,000 passengers on Canada’s two largest airlines had their travel plans disrupted Friday as Boeing Co.’s 737 Max jetliners remain grounded pending an investigation into the Ethiopian Airlines fatal crash last weekend. Even though the Boeing model involved in two deadly accidents within five months makes up a small percentage of their fleets… via Air Canada, WestJet grapple with travel disruption, financial pressure from Boeing 737 Max groundings — Financial Post Continue reading Air Canada, WestJet grapple with travel disruption, financial pressure from Boeing 737 Max groundings — Financial Post

EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step — Financial Post

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday banned consumer use of a popular but deadly paint stripper but stopped short of also banning commercial use of the product by tradespeople. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the rule, which will bar manufacture and import of the stripper methylene chloride for consumer use, in a private… via EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step — Financial Post Continue reading EPA bans consumer use of deadly paint stripper, in rare step — Financial Post

Concerns about new plane ground Boeing stock rise — Financial Post

Boeing soared early in 2019 and lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average with it. Now concerns about the safety of the newest version of its flagship airplane have halted the momentum. Shares rose 36 per cent in January and February thanks to steady orders for Boeing jetliners, including its popular 737. Then came Sunday’s deadly… via Concerns about new plane ground Boeing stock rise — Financial Post Continue reading Concerns about new plane ground Boeing stock rise — Financial Post

Why central banks — including Canada’s — are finding it so hard to get interest rates back to ‘normal’ territory — Financial Post

Central bankers have long been crafting analogies to explain what they do — think taking away the punch bowl. Few have been as devoted to the art as Stephen Poloz. He’s trying to steer the economy back to a place where it can support the kind of borrowing costs that counted as normal before 2008.… via Why central banks — including Canada’s — are finding it so hard to get interest rates back to ‘normal’ territory — Financial Post Continue reading Why central banks — including Canada’s — are finding it so hard to get interest rates back to ‘normal’ territory — Financial Post

Ottawa’s latest rules risk ruining cannabis-infused beverages before they’re even legal — Financial Post

Dried cannabis and oils are currently legal in Canada and edible cannabis, which includes beverages, are scheduled to become legal for sale by October 2019. The federal government’s draft regulations for edibles, released recently, are riddled with problems, but some of the most glaring problems concern regulations on cannabis-infused beverages. For newcomers to the concept,… via Ottawa’s latest rules risk ruining cannabis-infused beverages before they’re even legal — Financial Post Continue reading Ottawa’s latest rules risk ruining cannabis-infused beverages before they’re even legal — Financial Post