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Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday his government could stop doing business with Boeing if the U.S. company doesn’t drop a trade complaint against Canadian plane maker Bombardier.

Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.”

SpaceX unveils spacesuit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX has unveiled a sleek white spacesuit for astronauts on its crewed flights coming up next year.

Chief executive Elon Musk made the big reveal via Instagram yesterday.

He said it's not him in the new suit, rather a SpaceX engineer.

SpaceX is developing a crew version of its Dragon cargo capsule for NASA astronauts.

Canadian railways call for infrastructure spending despite large grain shipments

MONTREAL — The country’s two largest railways are calling for federal investments to boost the rail capacity of Vancouver’s North Shore,despite moving large quantities of grain last year.

Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) transported 21.8 million tonnes of the 2016-2017 Western Canadian grain crop, beating its record from two years earlier by two per cent.

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments up 18 per cent in first half of season

MONTREAL — The St. Lawrence Seaway is recovering from the worst cargo season in years with an unexpected resurgence in exports of iron ore and grain in the first half of the shipping year.

Cargo shipments increased 18 per cent between March 20 and July 31 from a year ago to 16 million tonnes, according to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp.