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S&P/TSX composite ends down for third straight week amid events coming out of China

S&P/TSX composite ends down for third straight week amid events coming out of China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index concluded its third losing week in a row by giving back some of its recent gains amid concerns out of China about the real estate market and the country's ban on cryptocurrencies.
Huawei executive resolves criminal charges in deal with US

Huawei executive resolves criminal charges in deal with US

NEW YORK (AP) — A top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has resolved criminal charges against her as part of a deal with the U.S.
Meat packers call for changes to foreign worker cap to address labour shortage crisis

Meat packers call for changes to foreign worker cap to address labour shortage crisis

CALGARY — Canadian meat packers say they are dealing with a labour shortage crisis and must be allowed to bring in more temporary foreign workers.
PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric was charged Friday with manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, prosecutors said.
NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the nation's most aggressive COVID-19 vaccine mandates are scheduled to take effect Monday in New York amid continued resistance from some to the shots, leaving hospitals and nursing homes across the state and schools in New Y
Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect

Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect

With the introduction of every new pandemic measure, The Hearty Hooligan restaurant in Hamilton has faced fake one-star reviews, online harassment, and disruptions at their location.
Hudson's Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

Hudson's Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

Hudson's Bay Co. is wading into the booming resale marketplace through a partnership with Canadian startup Rebelstork Corp. as shoppers increasingly turn to second-hand e-commerce platforms in search of cheaper and greener goods.
New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose modestly in August as rising prices continue to sideline potential buyers. Sales of new homes last month rose 1.
Transcontinental CEO François Olivier to retire, Peter Brues named successor

Transcontinental CEO François Olivier to retire, Peter Brues named successor

MONTREAL — Transcontinental Inc. says chief executive François Olivier will retire in December after 28 years with the company, including 13 years as CEO.
CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19. CDC Director Dr.