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Lactalis Canada signs deal to buy Agropur Cooperative's yogurt business

OTTAWA — Lactalis Canada Inc. has signed a deal with Agropur Cooperative to buy its Canadian yogurt business, Ultima Foods Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Coca-Cola Canada Bottling plots expansion plan in Ontario and Quebec

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling plots expansion plan in Ontario and Quebec

TORONTO — More Coca-Cola beverages will soon be rolling off assembly lines in Quebec and Ontario as one of the company's independent bottlers moves more of its production work to Canada. Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Ltd.
Billboard: Interscope Geffen A&M named No. 1 label of 2020

Billboard: Interscope Geffen A&M named No. 1 label of 2020

NEW YORK — Interscope Geffen A&M — the home to Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga — has been named the No. 1 record label of the year by Billboard.
Another dog company heads to Wall Street: Bark to go public

Another dog company heads to Wall Street: Bark to go public

NEW YORK — Bark, which ships pet toys and treats every month, is heading to Wall Street, taking advantage of the pandemic-related boom in online pet spending.
Family behind OxyContin attests to its role in opioid crisis

Family behind OxyContin attests to its role in opioid crisis

Two of the owners of the company that makes OxyContin acknowledged to a congressional committee on Thursday that the powerful prescription painkiller has played a role in the national opioid crisis but stopped short of apologizing or admitting wrongd

Roche Canada creating software development hub for genomic data in Laval, Que.

LAVAL, Que. — Roche Diagnostics says it is creating a software development hub for genomic data in Quebec's third-largest city. The hub will be housed at Roche's Canadian head office in Laval, north of Montreal.
Robinhood agrees to pay $65 million to settle SEC charges

Robinhood agrees to pay $65 million to settle SEC charges

Robinhood Financial agreed to pay $65 million to settle government charges that it failed to disclose the full details of its dealings with high-speed traders and didn't get the best prices for customers trading on its app, the Securities and Exchang
UK extends salary support program to contain unemployment

UK extends salary support program to contain unemployment

LONDON — The British government on Thursday extended its salary support program by another month through to the end of April as it tries to keep a lid on unemployment as coronavirus restrictions slam businesses.

Volkswagen loses top EU court case in diesel scandal

BRUSSELS — The European Union's top court ruled on Thursday that Volkswagen breached the law by installing on its cars a so-called defeat device to cheat on emission tests and cannot argue it was merely protecting car engines.
Cancelled routes, pre-flight tests: COVID complicates holiday travel for sun seekers

Cancelled routes, pre-flight tests: COVID complicates holiday travel for sun seekers

MONTREAL — Tania Azevedo wasn’t sure if she would make it to Aruba after all. After Ontario’s lockdowns forced her to close her hair salon in Toronto, Azevedo decided to capitalize on the free time by visiting friends in the small island nation.