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Toronto committee pushes to ban robots from sidewalks, bike paths

Toronto committee pushes to ban robots from sidewalks, bike paths

TORONTO — A Toronto committee is pushing for the city to ban some robots and other automated or remote controlled devices from sidewalks, bike paths and pedestrian ways.
Banks and insurers secure approval for virtual AGMs, raising participation concerns

Banks and insurers secure approval for virtual AGMs, raising participation concerns

TORONTO — Canada's big banks and insurers said Monday they have secured approval to host virtual annual meetings again next year, raising concerns about how those meetings may be run.
Federal government says Canada border testing contracts worth up to $631 million

Federal government says Canada border testing contracts worth up to $631 million

HALIFAX — When Halifax-based blogger and social media influencer Kayla Short pulled up to a Canada-U.S. land border last month, she was prepared.
Alimentation Couche-Tard winding up dual-class share structure this week

Alimentation Couche-Tard winding up dual-class share structure this week

LAVAL, Que. — Convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is winding up its dual-class share structure this week.
Lululemon vs. Peloton: The fine line between inspiration and imitation in fashion

Lululemon vs. Peloton: The fine line between inspiration and imitation in fashion

To the untrained eye, U.S. Design Patent No. D709,668 is just a sports bra.
Nobel Prizes awarded in pandemic-curtailed local ceremonies

Nobel Prizes awarded in pandemic-curtailed local ceremonies

LONDON (AP) — Three 2021 Nobel Prize laureates said Monday that climate change is the biggest threat facing the world — yet they remain optimistic — as this year's winners began receiving their awards at scaled-down local ceremonies adapted for pande
Fearing misuse, Israel tightens supervision of cyber exports

Fearing misuse, Israel tightens supervision of cyber exports

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Ministry on Monday announced that it was tightening supervision over cyber exports — a move that follows a series of scandals involving Israeli spyware company NSO Group.
Dye & Durham buying Telus' financial solutions business for $500 million

Dye & Durham buying Telus' financial solutions business for $500 million

TORONTO — Dye & Durham Ltd. has signed a deal to buy Telus' financial solutions business for $500 million. The financial solutions business provides a national payment infrastructure that helps people make payments online.
Teck Resources says Q4 coal sales affected by rail disruptions in B.C.

Teck Resources says Q4 coal sales affected by rail disruptions in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. says its coal sales in the fourth quarter will be lower than it had earlier estimated due to the heavy rain, flooding and mudslides in B.C. that have disrupted the railways in the province.
Crescent Point Energy raises dividend and production guidance for 2022

Crescent Point Energy raises dividend and production guidance for 2022

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. raised its quarterly dividend as it increased its production guidance for next year. The company says it will pay a quarterly dividend of 4.