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EU plans Russia trade sanctions over 'sham' Ukraine votes

EU plans Russia trade sanctions over 'sham' Ukraine votes

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries should impose “biting sanctions” on Russian trade and hit officials responsible for “sham referendums” held in parts of Ukraine as Moscow ramps up the war, senior EU officials said Wednesday.
SK Capital Partners signs deal to buy Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings

SK Capital Partners signs deal to buy Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings

TORONTO — Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. has signed a deal to be acquired by U.S. private equity investment firm SK Capital Partners. Financial terms of the agreement for the Canadian drug company were not immediately available.
Labour shortage, pandemic savings to soften blow of short-lived recession: report

Labour shortage, pandemic savings to soften blow of short-lived recession: report

OTTAWA — A tight labour market and elevated savings during the pandemic will cushion the impact of a recession on Canadians, says a new report from Deloitte.
Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

OTTAWA — Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from food wholesalers to electronics repair services — are being used to disguise the proceeds of illicit cannabis operations.

MTY Food Group closes acquisition of casual dining company BBQ Holdings Inc.

Montreal-based MTY Food Group Inc. says it has closed its deal to buy casual dining franchisor and operator BBQ Holdings Inc.
BlackBerry Ltd. reports net loss of US$54M in Q2, revenue of US$168M

BlackBerry Ltd. reports net loss of US$54M in Q2, revenue of US$168M

BlackBerry Ltd.'s losses eased in the second quarter compared with last year while its revenue dipped. The company, focused on cybersecurity and internet-enabled technology, says it had a net loss of US$54 million for the quarter ending Aug.

Procedural dramas jump to front in TV's opening week

NEW YORK (AP) — Besides live sports, the one thing broadcast networks can be counted on for these days is franchise procedural dramas.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,307.91, down 19.13 points) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 53 cents, or 1.45 per cent, to $37.12 on 10.8 million shares.
Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Kremlin paved the way Tuesday to annex more of Ukraine and escalate the war by claiming that residents of a large swath overwhelmingly supported joining with Russia in stage-managed referendums the U.S.
S&P/TSX composite hits new low for year, U.S. markets mixed in volatile trading

S&P/TSX composite hits new low for year, U.S. markets mixed in volatile trading

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell to a new low this year while U.S. markets were mixed after a volatile day of trading that saw stocks swing between gains and losses. The trading tensions came as markets in both Canada and the U.S.