1. Meeting on Greece’s debt ends with an ultimatum from creditors

BRUSSELS — European creditors gave Greece an ultimatum Monday, saying the country must accept a key condition in bailout talks by the end of the week or face having to meet its debt commitments on its own — a prospect that many in the financial markets think would leave Greece little option but to stop using the euro. After a meeting of the eurozone’s 19 finance ministers on how to make Greece’s debts sustainable broke down Monday, Greece was told it must seek an extension of its bailout program before further talks can take place. ‘‘We simply need more time and the best way for that at this point is extend the current program, which would allow a number of months for us to work on future arrangements,’’ said Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the so-called eurogroup. The current bailout program ends Feb. 28. After that, Greece would be hard-pressed to meet its obligations. Investors grew increasingly concerned that a deal may not emerge in time to avoid a so-called ‘‘Grexit’’ from the euro currency union. The main stock market in Greece fell 3.8 percent. A cornerstone of the new leftist government’s election campaign was to scrap the bailout program. In return for $275 billion of rescue money since 2010, Greece has had to implement painful austerity measures, including deep spending and pension cuts. The new Syriza government blames those measures for the country’s ills. The Greek economy is a quarter smaller than in 2008, while unemployment and poverty have risen. Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis (right), said a deal was still achievable. Dijsselbloem said compromise is possible provided the Greek government commits to the broad outlines of the current program, such as maintaining tight budgetary discipline. — ASSOCIATED PRESS


2. Death toll from General Motors ignition switches rises to 56

DETROIT — The death toll linked to crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has climbed to 56, according to an online posting by compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg. Feinberg and his aides, hired by GM, are combing through claims filed before a Jan. 31 deadline to determine which are eligible for compensation. Each eligible death claim is worth at least $1 million. As of Friday, Feinberg’s office had received 478 death claims and 3,834 injury claims. Of the injury claims, 87 have been determined eligible. GM was aware of faulty ignition switches on Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars for more than a decade but didn’t recall them until 2014. The switches can slip out of the ‘‘on’’ position, causing the vehicles to stall, knocking out power steering, and turning off the air bags. Fienberg’s office has said it’s likely that sorting through all of the claims will take until late spring. Those who agree to payments give up their right to sue the automaker. GM says the payments could reach $600 million. — ASSOCIATED PRESS


3. Trillium, a craft brewer in Boston, will expand to Canton

Craft beer fans in Canton have a new reason to raise a glass: Boston-based Trillium Brewing Co. has signed a lease for a new brewery in town that will probably open toward the end of the year. In a blog post, co-owner Esther Tetreault said the company won’t abandon its high-profile spot in Boston’s Fort Point district, where Tetreault and her husband, JC, started Trillium nearly four years ago. Trillium is leasing 16,000 square feet in Canton, nearly eight times the size of the Fort Point facility. Trillium is working with town officials on a plan for on-premises consumption. The extra production capacity should help Trillium expand its reach into restaurants and bars. Tetreault wrote that Trillium has kept a “little list over the last two years” of prospective customers, and she’s eager to make sales calls. Between the two locations, she said, Trillium will be able to brew about 10,000 barrels a year. Trillium is Canton’s second craft brewery. Blue Hills Brewery opened on Route 138 six years ago. — JON CHESTO


4. Colleges urged to embrace sustainable seafood program

PORTLAND, Maine — A science institute wants New England college students to know if the seafood in their school cafeterias is from the region’s waters. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is asking colleges and universities to carry its label that promises seafood products were harvested locally and sustainably. The institute offers its ‘‘responsibly harvested’’ label to vendors that can show their products are from the Gulf of Maine. So far, supermarkets, including Shaw’s and Hannaford, have been the primary vendors to carry the stamp. Wellesley College and the University of New Hampshire are the first schools to sign up, said the institute’s seafood brand manager, Kyle Foley. The institute hopes to announce more partnerships in the next six months. ‘‘We’re providing some way for consumers to make a choice to support the industry,’’ Foley said. ‘‘There is a lot of great seafood here in this region, and consumers have incredible power to support coastal communities.’’ The institute verifies whether seafood processors are using seafood harvested in a way that contributes to the long-term health of the stock, Foley said. Keith Tyger, executive chef at Wellesley, said the label will appear on dogfish and hake at the college. ‘‘With the struggles of the local fisherman and how the industry has been decimated around here, it’s a step to start to support the local economy,’’ Tyger said. — ASSOCIATED PRESS


5. Canadian railway strike ends; union goes back to negotiations

OTTAWA — Canada’s labor minister said Monday that the Canadian Pacific Railway strike had ended, with both sides agreeing to resume discussions. Canada’s Conservative government had threatened to introduce legislation to force an end to the strike by 3,300 Teamsters, saying it threatened the economy. Labor Minister Kellie Leitch welcomed the willingness by both sides to resume talks, which had seemed impossible just hours earlier. The strike began just after midnight Sunday. Teamsters president Douglas Finnson called the government’s intervention premature. CP Rail supported the move. In 2012, the government passed legislation to force an end to a nine-day railway strike. It was estimated then that a prolonged strike would cost the economy $540 million a week and halt shipments of grain, fertilizer, coal, cars, and other goods. — ASSOCIATED PRESS