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China summons foreign diplomats in protest over sanctions

China summons foreign diplomats in protest over sanctions

BEIJING — China on Tuesday said it summoned foreign diplomats in protest after the United States, the European Union, Canada and Britain jointly imposed sanctions on senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses in China’s far western Xin
Utah governor signs divisive measure to require porn filters

Utah governor signs divisive measure to require porn filters

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is a step closer to requiring all cellphones and tablets sold in the conservative state to automatically block pornography after the Republican governor signed legislation Tuesday that critics call a significant intrusion of fre
'The Bachelor' ends controversial season with ratings high

'The Bachelor' ends controversial season with ratings high

NEW YORK — ABC “The Bachelor” ended a season that had as much drama off the set as on with its most-watched episode of the year and final appearance of host Chris Harrison — at least for a while. The pre-taped season finale with Harrison reached 6.
Infrastructure Bank chief clashes with MPs over private-sector investment

Infrastructure Bank chief clashes with MPs over private-sector investment

The head of the Canada Infrastructure Bank clashed with members of Parliament at a committee hearing on Tuesday about whether the federal financing agency was living up to its mandate of generating private-sector funding for its investments.
Ontario to reveal budget Wednesday, spending will focus on COVID-19 recovery

Ontario to reveal budget Wednesday, spending will focus on COVID-19 recovery

TORONTO — Ontario will unveil a budget Wednesday that's expected to focus on recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, although it remains unclear if it will chart a path to balance.

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 (18,669.80, down 145.33 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down five cents, or 6.02 per cent, to 78 cents on 23.
North American stock markets fall on anniversary of pandemic low point

North American stock markets fall on anniversary of pandemic low point

TORONTO — North American stock markets fell as concerns rose about a third wave of COVID-19, a year to the day since hitting a bottom during the early stages of the unprecedented health crisis. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 145.

Ionis, ViacomCBS fall; Tencent Music, BioLife rise

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: BioLife Solutions Inc., up $3.41 to $41.98. The maker of products for the cell and gene therapy industry is buying low temperature freezer maker Stirling Ultracold.

Proposed Alberta methanol project inks deal to add carbon capture ability

CALGARY — A partner in an Alberta carbon capture and storage project that recently celebrated storing its one millionth tonne of CO2 says it has an agreement with a northwestern Alberta chemical plant developer that could result in building a second
CP Rail/KCS rail merger to unite loading and unloading links for bitumen transport

CP Rail/KCS rail merger to unite loading and unloading links for bitumen transport

CALGARY — A partner in a project designed to allow more oilsands bitumen to be shipped by rail from Canada to Texas says the US$25-billion merger of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and U.S.
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