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Hexo CEO Sebastien St-Louis leaves company amid strategic reorganization

Hexo CEO Sebastien St-Louis leaves company amid strategic reorganization

OTTAWA — Hexo Corp. says Sebastien St-Louis, the cannabis company's co-founder and chief executive, is leaving the company, effective immediately. The change comes as the company completes a strategic reorganization.

Noront reaches takeover deal with Wyloo Metals, says bid superior to BHP offer

TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. says it has agreed to a takeover offer by Wyloo Metals Pty Ltd., putting aside a deal it signed to be acquired by BHP.
China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global financial markets.

Company set to build wastewater treatment plant decries contract cancellation

A company formerly contracted to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., calls the deal's cancellation "regrettable, unnecessary," and against the community's interests.
Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change an
‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.
Anger, abuse and racism: Restaurant workers struggle to enforce vaccine mandates

Anger, abuse and racism: Restaurant workers struggle to enforce vaccine mandates

HALIFAX — When a proof-of-vaccine policy was announced, Juliana Murphy knew it would be another burden she'd face at work.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: September housing starts: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is set to release housing starts figures for September on Monday.

B.C. regional district cancels wastewater treatment plant deal after delays

VANCOUVER — The head of the Metro Vancouver Regional District says it has lost confidence in the contractor hired to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., and has terminated its contract with the company.
El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying transactions for the cryptocurrency bitcoin.