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Black Friday is back but it's not what it used to be

Black Friday is back but it's not what it used to be

NEW YORK (AP) — On this year's Black Friday, things almost seem normal.

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 (21,125.90, down 487.29 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $2.20, or 6.47 per cent, to $31.82 on 19.7 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite down nearly 500 points as COVID variant worries rattle market

S&P/TSX composite down nearly 500 points as COVID variant worries rattle market

Canada's main stock index had its worst day in more than a year Friday as worries about a new COVID variant in southern Africa prompted a broad-based selloff by spooked investors. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 487.28 points at 21,125.
B.C. allows pot shops to sell cannabis-themed books, clothes and more

B.C. allows pot shops to sell cannabis-themed books, clothes and more

VICTORIA — B.C.'s private cannabis stores can now start stocking pot-themed clothing, books and other goods.
Rogers rejects criticism from competitors on Shaw deal, offers some concessions

Rogers rejects criticism from competitors on Shaw deal, offers some concessions

GATINEAU, Que. — Rogers Communications Inc. used the last day of CRTC hearings reviewing its proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc.
'Not like it normally is': Black Friday shoppers hunt for deals

'Not like it normally is': Black Friday shoppers hunt for deals

HALIFAX — Malls and shopping districts were bustling with shoppers in search of Black Friday discounts and a little holiday cheer, despite an abundance of sales earlier in the fall and ongoing worries over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lavigne announces first cross-Canada tour in more than a decade this spring

Lavigne announces first cross-Canada tour in more than a decade this spring

TORONTO — Avril Lavigne has announced her first cross-Canada tour in more than a decade. The "Bite Me Canada 2022" tour is set to hit 14 cities between May 3 and 25, with special guests GrandsonandMod Sun. The Napanee, Ont.
Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and
Chris Diamantopoulos builds a hot career, on screen and off

Chris Diamantopoulos builds a hot career, on screen and off

NEW YORK (AP) — When you see Chris Diamantopoulos on screen, you may get a sense of déjà vu.
FDA: Merck COVID pill effective, experts will review safety

FDA: Merck COVID pill effective, experts will review safety

Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus, but they will seek input from outside experts on risks of birth defects and other potential problems during pregnancy.