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Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google

Justice Dept. expected to file antitrust action vs. Google

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is expected to bring an antitrust action against Google in coming weeks, focusing on its dominance in online search and whether it was used to stifle competition and hurt consumers, a person familiar with the matte
Ottawa's plan to rein in tech giants missing key pieces, say experts

Ottawa's plan to rein in tech giants missing key pieces, say experts

TORONTO — The Liberal government unveiled a plan to rein in tech giants in its throne speech this week, but experts say there is much more that should be included.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,912.26, up 95.15 points.) Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE). Energy. Up 39.5 cents, or 114.49 per cent, to 74 cents on 49.
S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

S&P/TSX composite index rises on the back of higher commodities continued volatility

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost its early mojo but still closed higher Thursday as volatility continued to grip markets. Markets lost some of their early momentum but turned higher by the end of trading.
Hootsuite terminates U.S. ICE contract, after CEO says it 'divided' company

Hootsuite terminates U.S. ICE contract, after CEO says it 'divided' company

VANCOUVER — Hootsuite says it is terminating a contract it has with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after a "broad emotional and passionate" reaction from staff.
Pandemic's impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

Pandemic's impact to influence economy, social order for long time, forum told

BANFF, Alta. — The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally changing the way the world's economic and social orders function and some of those effects will be permanent, speakers at the Global Business Forum in Banff said on Thursday.
Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' character

LAS VEGAS — Evel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom.
Powerful Vatican Cardinal Becciu resigns amid scandal

Powerful Vatican Cardinal Becciu resigns amid scandal

ROME — The powerful head of the Vatican's saint-making office, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, resigned suddenly Thursday from the post and renounced his rights as a cardinal amid a financial scandal that has reportedly implicated him indirectly.

Yukon relief program for businesses hurt by COVID-19 extends through to March

WHITEHORSE — Yukon's government has extended its COVID-19 relief program for businesses through to March.
Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping

Ulta Beauty halts expansion into Canada to focus on U.S. operations, online shopping

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — A leading U.S. cosmetics chain has halted expansion plans into Canada, saying it will instead focus on its U.S. operations and "omnichannel capabilities" including online shopping. Ulta Beauty Inc.