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Cargill workers in Alberta vote 71 per cent in favour of contract offer

Cargill workers in Alberta vote 71 per cent in favour of contract offer

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — The threat of a strike at an Alberta beef processing plant has been averted after workers accepted the owner's latest offer.
Trans Mountain pipeline to restart Sunday after shutdown during B.C. floods

Trans Mountain pipeline to restart Sunday after shutdown during B.C. floods

The Trans Mountain pipeline was set to restart Sunday following a three-week precautionary shutdown in response to record-setting rainfall, devastating flooding and landslides in British Columbia last month. Trans Mountain Corp.
Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

DENVER (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial and ordered him to be treated at the state mental hospital to see if he can be made well e

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,633.27, down 128.76 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 64 cents, or 2.07 per cent, to $30.29 on 24.2 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite falls to end a third-straight losing week on angst about Fed

S&P/TSX composite falls to end a third-straight losing week on angst about Fed

TORONTO — The rebound in Canada's main stock index was short-lived as it pushed lower Friday to end a third-consecutive losing week amid concerns about impending action by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 128.
All Rep. Pressley wants for Christmas is her Mariah album

All Rep. Pressley wants for Christmas is her Mariah album

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is upset that her beloved Mariah Carey Christmas album has gone missing, but she needn't worry — she was promised a replacement copy courtesy of the five-time Grammy winner herself.
Struggling Chinese developer warns it could run out of money

Struggling Chinese developer warns it could run out of money

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt warned Friday it may run out of money to “perform its financial obligations” — sending regulators scrambling to reassure investors that China’s financial markets can be
US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs

US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's unemployment rate tumbled last month to its lowest point since the pandemic struck, even as employers appeared to slow their hiring — a mixed picture that pointed to a resilient economy that's putting more people to work.
CN looks to reopen tracks in southern B.C. this weekend after second network shutdown

CN looks to reopen tracks in southern B.C. this weekend after second network shutdown

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. says it aims to reopen its network in southern British Columbia this weekend after another bout of rain and wind prompted a second shutdown.
Toronto region home sales top Nov. record, prices reach all-time high: TRREB

Toronto region home sales top Nov. record, prices reach all-time high: TRREB

TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Area's heated real estate market further intensified last month as home sales topped a November record and average selling prices reached a new all-time high.