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Emirates to get 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $8.8 billion

Emirates to get 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $8.8 billion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Middle East’s biggest carrier, the Dubai-based Emirates, announced on Wednesday a firm order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at $8.8 billion.
Torstar to close StarMetro national free newspapers, cutting more than 100 jobs

Torstar to close StarMetro national free newspapers, cutting more than 100 jobs

Torstar Corp. said Tuesday it will shutter its StarMetro free newspapers across the country and cut more than 100 jobs while also offering voluntary buyouts to its Toronto Star editorial employees.
CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

NEW YORK — CBS won the television ratings crown last week despite being without the most valuable ratings commodity in this era, a prime-time football game.
Loughlin, Giannulli fighting new charges in admissions case

Loughlin, Giannulli fighting new charges in admissions case

BOSTON — “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting expanded charges against them in the college admissions bribery scandal.
Ontario government introduces bill to update rules for realtors

Ontario government introduces bill to update rules for realtors

TORONTO — The Ontario government has introduced a bill to update regulations for realtors that includes new enforcement tools, rules on business structures, and more disclosure of competing bids for homes.
TSX falls slightly as energy sector weighed down by lower oil prices

TSX falls slightly as energy sector weighed down by lower oil prices

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell slightly for a second straight day as a drop in crude oil prices pulled down the key energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed 13.71 points lower to 17,011.
Industry raises alarm over strike as feds urge CN and union to keep talking

Industry raises alarm over strike as feds urge CN and union to keep talking

MONTREAL — A strike by roughly 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. employees over working conditions is prompting warnings from the railroad's clients that the work stoppage could trigger layoffs and closures in their industries.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,011.40, down 13.71 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 11 cents, or 3.67 per cent, to $3.11 on 26.
OSC moving forward with 107 initiatives to simplify capital markets burden

OSC moving forward with 107 initiatives to simplify capital markets burden

TORONTO — Small and medium-sized firms will be able to outsource compliance functions as part of more than 100 actions designed to simplify the burden to do business in the province's capital markets, Ontario's securities regulator said Tuesday.
Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

CALGARY — A Canadian investment management firm with a four per cent stake in Calgary-based Encana Corp. says it will vote against Encana's plan to move its headquarters to the United States. Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc.
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