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Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and GOP donor, dies at 87

Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and GOP donor, dies at 87

LAS VEGAS — Sheldon Adelson, who rose from a modest start as the son of an immigrant taxi driver to become a billionaire Republican powerbroker with a casino empire and influence on international politics, has died. He was 87.
CNN has best ratings day ever for Capitol attack

CNN has best ratings day ever for Capitol attack

NEW YORK — The attack on the U.S. Capitol last week brought more viewers to CNN than any other single day in the network's 40-year history. CNN averaged 5.2 million viewers last Wednesday, eclipsing its previous high of 5.
Alimentation Couche-Tard confirms interest in buying French-based grocery chain

Alimentation Couche-Tard confirms interest in buying French-based grocery chain

LAVAL, Que. — Convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard is confirming its interest in acquiring France-based grocery chain Carrefour SA.
Transat AT board reaffirms support for takeover by Air Canada, clarifies Peladeau bid

Transat AT board reaffirms support for takeover by Air Canada, clarifies Peladeau bid

MONTREAL — Transat AT has reconfirmed its unanimous support for its proposed acquisition by Air Canada while issuing a clarification about a proposal from telecom owner Pierre Karl Peladeau.

Business group slams new Ontario retail rule, others laud expanded COVID-19 tests

TORONTO — The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is criticizing new provincial lockdown rules in Ontario, saying they are unfair to small businesses.
US to require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

US to require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

NEW YORK — Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday.

Toronto market rebounds slightly as crude oil prices hit 11-month high

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index climbed slightly higher, helped by gains in the energy sector as the price of oil hit its highest level in 11 months. West Texas Intermediate climbed above US$53 a barrel. "It's really a remarkable move.

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 (17,985.80, up 51.35 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Up 60 cents, or 0.81 per cent, to $74.80 on 14.

Starbucks says closure of up to 300 stores in Canada to be completed by end of March

TORONTO — Starbucks says its plan to close up to 300 coffee shops across Canada will be complete by the end of March.

N.L.'s growing demographic troubles lie behind cancelled seniors' tax discount

APPLETON, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's aging population has turned a seniors' discount on property taxes into a financial burden for the tiny town of Appleton.