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WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

CALGARY — WestJet says it is not seeking financial aid from the federal government after months of talks between Ottawa and the airline.
GOP radio host Larry Elder sues to get on California ballot

GOP radio host Larry Elder sues to get on California ballot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder is suing over a decision by California election officials to block him from running in the September recall election that could oust Gov.
COVID-19: Quebec bar owners don't understand why last call is still midnight

COVID-19: Quebec bar owners don't understand why last call is still midnight

MONTREAL — Quebec bar owners say they don't understand why the COVID-19 health order preventing alcohol sales after midnight is still in effect, and they say the rule is hurting business and leading some patrons to drink irresponsibly.

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 (19,942.71, up 216.26 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 10 cents, or 7.3 per cent, to $1.47 on 8.0 million shares.
North American stock markets rally after two days of heavy losses

North American stock markets rally after two days of heavy losses

TORONTO — North American stock markets finished strong on Tuesday as they rebound from a sharp sell-off that was sparked by concerns around COVID-19 variants on Monday.
Stocks regain much of the ground they lost a day earlier

Stocks regain much of the ground they lost a day earlier

Stocks jumped on Wall Street Tuesday, making up much of the ground they lost a day earlier when worries flared about spreading cases of the more contagious variant of COVID-19.
Businesses along U.S. border hoping for imminent easing of travel restrictions

Businesses along U.S. border hoping for imminent easing of travel restrictions

CALGARY — U.S. businesses are waiting anxiously for an expected announcement on when the American border will reopen to Canadian tourists. "I'll be ecstatic . . .
US opioid lawsuits on verge of settlements with 4 companies

US opioid lawsuits on verge of settlements with 4 companies

The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S.
Planned Aug. 9 reopening of border with St-Pierre-Miquelon cheered in Newfoundland

Planned Aug. 9 reopening of border with St-Pierre-Miquelon cheered in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Chris Sheppard says he's breathing a huge sigh of relief now that international borders between Canada and a clutch of French islands off Newfoundland's coast are set to reopen Aug. 9.
A year on, experts find corporate anti-racist efforts progressing slowly

A year on, experts find corporate anti-racist efforts progressing slowly

TORONTO — When Dahabo Ahmed-Omer became the executive director of an organization dedicated to eliminating anti-Black racism in corporate Canada last August, it was normal for her to have up to 11 meetings a day.