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States try again to block coal sales that Trump revived

States try again to block coal sales that Trump revived

BILLINGS, Mont.
Cirque's adventure may end badly for Quebec institutional investors

Cirque's adventure may end badly for Quebec institutional investors

MONTREAL — The purchase offer for Cirque du Soleil from its secured creditors risks eliminating Quebec's longstanding presence as a shareholder and causing losses of tens of millions of dollars to two of the province's largest institutional investors
Mortgage defaults after COVID-19 could look different than 2008, says economist

Mortgage defaults after COVID-19 could look different than 2008, says economist

TORONTO — A Bank of Canada economist says the current economic recovery could be different than the recovery from the financial crisis of 2008.
Amber Heard tells court she feared Depp would kill her

Amber Heard tells court she feared Depp would kill her

LONDON — Amber Heard has accused ex-husband Johnny Depp of abusing her both physically and verbally while he was allegedly bingeing on alcohol and drugs, claiming that at various times during their tempestuous relationship she feared for her life.
Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' delayed indefinitely by virus

Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' delayed indefinitely by virus

NEW YORK — Christopher Nolan's “Tenet,” which had hoped to herald Hollywood's return to big theatrical releases, has yet again postponed its release due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Warner Bros.
Saskatchewan announces 19 new cases of COVID-19 as infections rise

Saskatchewan announces 19 new cases of COVID-19 as infections rise

REGINA — Health officials are reporting 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. They say 13 of the infections are from the south and central areas, where most of the province's active cases are located.
Business leaders pledge support for BlackNorth campaign against anti-Black racism

Business leaders pledge support for BlackNorth campaign against anti-Black racism

TORONTO — CEOs representing more than 200 Canadian organizations, including three of Canada's big banks, have signed up to support the BlackNorth Initiative against systemic racism.
Groups call for urgent action to help restaurant industry amid COVID-19

Groups call for urgent action to help restaurant industry amid COVID-19

A coalition of business groups is calling for "urgent action" from all levels of government to save the food service industry amid the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Engine maker Briggs & Stratton files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy

WAUWATOSA, Wis. — Briggs & Stratton Corp., billed as the world's largest manufacturer of small gas engines, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Monday.
Walmart Canada investing $3.5 billion over five years in 'smarter stores'

Walmart Canada investing $3.5 billion over five years in 'smarter stores'

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Walmart Canada plans to invest $3.5 billion over the next five years with a focus on technology to make so-called "smarter stores.