DALLAS — An administrative court judge has ordered that anyone entering a Dallas County courthouse must be wearing a mask to be admitted.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index lost ground in the final day of trading in July as some commodities dropped, but North American stock markets in general finished the month with positive numbers.
OTTAWA - The federal government is tapping the brakes on its plans to phase out pandemic aid programs this summer, deciding instead to freeze benefits at current levels and extend help by an extra month beyond the previously planned end date.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended lower on Wall Street, giving up their gains for the week. The S&P 500 still managed to end July higher, marking six monthly gains in a row, the longest such streak since 2018. The benchmark index fell 0.5% Friday, with a big drag coming from Amazon. The onlin…
NEW YORK (AP) — One of Fox News' most visible advertisers, Mike Lindell and his MyPillow line of products, has pulled commercials from the network over a refusal to air an ad promoting discredited claims of election fraud.
ROME (AP) — Roberto Calasso, a towering figure in European publishing as the driving force behind an esteemed Milan-based publisher, as well as an inquisitive and prolific author himself, has died at 80, his company said.
VANCOUVER - Canfor Corp. is reporting a large year-over-year increase in net income in its latest quarter as surging lumber prices helped its revenues to more than double to a record high.
TORONTO - Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says its net profit nearly tripled in its latest quarter partly due to lower COVID-19 losses.
CALGARY - Imperial Oil Ltd. says it earned $366 million in the second quarter and boosted production to its highest level in 25 years for the same period.
TORONTO - Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with Bombardier Aviation at its Downsview plant in north Toronto.
VANCOUVER - The chief executive of Telus Corp. says the Canadian telecommunications market and the launch of 5G technology is being hampered by regulations and expensive spectrum auctions.
CALGARY - Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 pipeline replacement is on track to be in service by the end of the year despite ongoing protests and recent court challenges, the Calgary-based company said Friday.
HAMILTON - The federal government says it is investing $400 million in a Hamilton-based steel producer to help it adopt low-carbon technology.
OTTAWA - The Canadian economy appears to have bounced back after its worst two-month stretch since the start of the pandemic, eking out a gain in June and growth in the second quarter of the year.
TORONTO - Canada's top coffee and doughnut chain posted a strong rebound in sales in its latest quarter but rising commodity prices and the high demand for restaurant workers threaten to dampen growth as the economy reopens from COVID-19 lockdowns.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An attack on an oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire killed two crew members off Oman in the Arabian Sea, authorities said Friday, marking the first fatalities after years of assaults targeting shipping in the region.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their spending by 1% in June — a dose of energy for an economy that is quickly rebounding from the pandemic recession but is facing new risks led by the delta variant of the coronavirus.
TORONTO - George Weston Ltd. is reporting a profit in its latest quarter, a year after enduring its most difficult three months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe emerged from a double-dip recession in the second quarter with stronger-than-expected growth of 2.0% over the quarter before, according to official figures released Friday, as pandemic restrictions eased, consumers started spending built-up savings and major …
MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. swung to a profit in its latest quarter on an eight per cent increase in revenues.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of “Black Widow,” which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings.
The federal government raised $8.9 billion in a licence auction for a key band of 5G wireless spectrum in results announced after the close of markets Thursday.
CALGARY - The completion of the Coastal GasLink pipeline could be delayed if TC Energy cannot resolve an ongoing dispute with LNG Canada over project costs, the Calgary-based company said Thursday.
Canada's main stock exchange closed at an all-time high as commodities like gold and oil benefitted from a weaker U.S. dollar on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fueled by vaccinations and government aid, the U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation has achieved a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession. The total size of the economy has now surpassed its pre-pandemic level.
MONTREAL - Molson Coors Beverage Co. delivered its best revenue growth in more than a decade on Thursday, less than two years after ushering in a revitalization plan aimed at investing in its core brands, increasing its premium offerings and expanding beyond the beer aisle.
NEW YORK (AP) — Robinhood made its own leap into the stock market Thursday, the one it helped reshape by bringing millions of new investors to Wall Street, and its initial reception was wild.
CALGARY - Cenovus Energy Inc. retired nearly $1 billion in debt in the second quarter as the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and a related commodity price surge provided a lift to Canadian oil and gas producers.
TORONTO - Mining company Kirkland Lake reported record production and earnings in their second quarter, despite a rise in operating costs for selling gold compared to the previous year.
FORT MILL, S.C. - Domtar Corp. shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a takeover of the paper producer by B.C.-based Paper Excellence.
A new study from University of Waterloo researchers shows developers perceived to be non-white are much less likely to see their proposed changes to open-source software projects accepted.
MONTREAL - Resolute Forest Products Inc. is reporting a very strong second quarter as net income soared on a near doubling of revenues as prices reached record highs.
CALGARY - Suncor Energy Inc. said Thursday it will produce less bitumen than expected this year from its Fort Hills oilsands mine.
TORONTO - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. says its profit rose in its latest quarter as it benefited from an increase in sales volumes and higher realized metal prices.
TORONTO - Canadians who rooted around dusty basements or tackled overflowing closets during the pandemic are keeping vintage stores, auction houses and resale websites busy as they try to get rid of their finds.
VANCOUVER - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says its profits surged in the second quarter as revenues more than quadrupled following the acquisition of Norbord.
MADRID (AP) — The former lover of Spain’s King Emeritus Juan Carlos has filed a lawsuit with a British court accusing him of spying on her, the latest twist in a financial scandal plaguing the ex-monarch.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits slid last week, another sign that the job market continues to recover rapidly from the coronavirus recession.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish judge investigating alleged tax fraud by Colombian musician Shakira recommended on Thursday that the case go to trial after concluding there is evidence that the pop star could have avoided her fiscal obligations to the state.
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MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is warning that Filipinos who refuse to get vaccinated against the coronavirus will not be allowed to leave their homes as a safeguard against the more contagious delta variant.
CALGARY - With a U.S. regulator set to rule soon on Canadian National Railway Co.'s proposed merger with Kansas City Southern, rival Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it stands "ready to re-engage" with KCS if CN's $33.6-billion takeover bid is rejected.
TORONTO - Mining company Kinross Gold Corp. reported lower earnings and increased costs around production for its second-quarter report Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The spread of the COVID-19 delta variant is raising infections, leading some companies and governments to require vaccinations and raising concerns about the U.S. economic recovery.
TORONTO - North American markets were mixed, with some indexes posting modest gains on a day where an update from the U.S. Federal Reserve and a flood of earnings reports rippled into stock movement.
Tilray Inc.'s share price surged 25 per cent Wednesday as investors rewarded the the cannabis company for a strong outlook and fundamentals.
Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed COVID-19 lockdowns this spring kept food sales strong despite signs that consumer behaviour may be shifting towards more familiar pre-pandemic patterns.