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COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor Energy's Muskrat Falls project

COVID-related delays increase costs of Nalcor Energy's Muskrat Falls project

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Delays related to software problems and to the COVID-19 pandemic are pushing up the cost of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project by hundreds of millions of dollars.
Claims company say 'contact airline first' clause deprives passengers of compensation

Claims company say 'contact airline first' clause deprives passengers of compensation

MONTREAL — A passenger rights company is calling on the country's transportation regulator to take a stand against airlines that bar travellers from engaging a third party to seek compensation until their claims have already been rejected.
Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

WASHINGTON — The tax-avoidance strategies that President Donald Trump capitalized on to shrink his tax bill to essentially zero are surprisingly common among major real estate developers and other uber-wealthy Americans.
North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

TORONTO — North American stock markets started the week higher on positive economic signs out of China and renewed optimism for another U.S. stimulus package.
Ontario Cannabis Store appoints Thomas Haig as interim president and CEO

Ontario Cannabis Store appoints Thomas Haig as interim president and CEO

TORONTO — The Ontario Cannabis Store says Thomas Haig has been appointed interim president and chief executive.
Softening lumber prices offer hope for homebuyers, renovation project builders

Softening lumber prices offer hope for homebuyers, renovation project builders

CALGARY — The recent softening of record high prices for lumber could translate into relief for homebuyers and do-it-yourselfers while continuing to spur high profits for producing companies, analysts say.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,242.81, up 177.46 points.) Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE). Energy. Down 8.5 cents, or 18.28 per cent, to 38 cents on 17.
Provigo ground beef sold in Gatineau recalled over E. coli concerns: CFIA

Provigo ground beef sold in Gatineau recalled over E. coli concerns: CFIA

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says JBS Food Canada is recalling some Provigo ground beef products due to possible E. coli contamination.
United Airlines reaches deal with pilots, avoids furloughs

United Airlines reaches deal with pilots, avoids furloughs

United Airlines and its pilots have reached an agreement that both sides say will avoid about 2,850 furloughs that were set to take effect later this week and another 1,000 early next year.
Court clears way for sale of Brooks Brothers Canada assets to SPARC Group LLC

Court clears way for sale of Brooks Brothers Canada assets to SPARC Group LLC

Iconic suit and dress shirt clothier Brooks Brothers Canada Ltd. has cleared a hurdle to join its American retail counterpart in U.S. bankruptcy court, paving the way for its sale to a U.S. joint venture.