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4 Line 3 protesters arrested at Minnesota Capitol

4 Line 3 protesters arrested at Minnesota Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota troopers on Friday arrested four people protesting Enbridge Energy's Line 3 replacement pipeline project at the state Capitol.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,644.64, up 140.49 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 55 cents, or 2.33 per cent, to $24.20 on 9.8 million shares.
S&P/TSX, Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit record highs after speech from U.S. Fed chairman

S&P/TSX, Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit record highs after speech from U.S. Fed chairman

TORONTO — North American markets surged to record highs after a speech from the U.S. Federal Reserve chair that suggested it was in no rush to begin reducing economic stimulus measures.
Powell: Fed on track to slow aid for economy later this year

Powell: Fed on track to slow aid for economy later this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will start dialing back its ultra-low-rate policies this year as long as hiring continues to improve, Chair Jerome Powell said Friday, signaling the beginning of the end of the Fed’s extraordinary response to the
Banks report Q3 growth but hold on to rainy day funds amid uncertain economic outlook

Banks report Q3 growth but hold on to rainy day funds amid uncertain economic outlook

TORONTO — Canada's Big Six banks were optimistic on the economy this week as they reported a jump in profits from last year, but they continue to hold significant loan loss reserves as uncertainty remains around COVID-19 variants and what it means fo
Air Canada's strict new employee vaccine policy could set new workplace bar: experts

Air Canada's strict new employee vaccine policy could set new workplace bar: experts

CALGARY — Air Canada’s decision not to offer rapid testing as an alternative for employees who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 sets a tough new precedent that other companies may emulate, experts say.
Nova Scotia Securities Commission says man defrauded five people in loan scheme

Nova Scotia Securities Commission says man defrauded five people in loan scheme

HALIFAX — A man and his Halifax-based company defrauded five people of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a fake loan scheme, a Nova Scotia Securities Commission panel ruled earlier this week.
Tokyo Smoke cannabis stores to open at four Ontario malls: Canopy Growth

Tokyo Smoke cannabis stores to open at four Ontario malls: Canopy Growth

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says its Ontario franchisee will open Tokyo Smoke cannabis stores in four malls. Canopy head of retail Lacey Norton says Katz Group will bring the Smiths Falls, Ont.
CWB Financial Group reports Q3 profit up from year ago, beats expectations

CWB Financial Group reports Q3 profit up from year ago, beats expectations

EDMONTON — CWB Financial Group beat expectations as it reported its third-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago, helped by revenue growth and lower provisions for bad loans.
US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in July

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Growth in U.S. consumer spending slowed in July to a modest increase of 0.3% while inflation over the past 12 months rose to the fastest pace in three decades. The July increase in spending was down sharply from a 1.