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US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for seniors, high-risk

US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for seniors, high-risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,490.36, down 111.74 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up one cent, or 0.53 per cent, to $1.90 on 84.5 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite falls to lowest level in four weeks ahead of federal election

S&P/TSX composite falls to lowest level in four weeks ahead of federal election

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed at its lowest level in nearly four weeks as its largest sectors came under pressure ahead of Monday's federal election.
France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over sub deal

France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over sub deal

PARIS (AP) — France said late Friday it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia after Australia scrapped a big French conventional submarine purchase in favor of nuclear subs built with U.S. technology.
Health-care industry, not consumers, target of vaccine brand names

Health-care industry, not consumers, target of vaccine brand names

Experts say the renaming of COVID-19 vaccines is "business as usual" since the shots could not be branded until fully authorized by Health Canada, and their not-so-usual names are the result of pharmaceutical companies marketing to health institution
RBC Capital Markets to pay more than US$800K to settle U.S. SEC charges

RBC Capital Markets to pay more than US$800K to settle U.S. SEC charges

TORONTO — RBC Capital Markets LLC has agreed to pay more than US$800,000 to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges over the way municipal bond offerings were allocated. The U.S.
Enbridge fined for breaching Minnesota environmental laws during Line 3 construction

Enbridge fined for breaching Minnesota environmental laws during Line 3 construction

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has been fined and could face criminal charges for breaching Minnesota environmental laws during the construction of its Line 3 pipeline replacement.
CN launches new strategic plan as activist investor seeks changes

CN launches new strategic plan as activist investor seeks changes

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. announced a new strategic plan on Friday as it looks to move past its failed bid for a U.S. railway and stave off criticism from an activist investor looking to make leadership changes at the railway.
Boston's famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price

Boston's famous Skinny House sells for a nice fat price

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's famous Skinny House has sold for a nice fat price. The home in the city's North End hit the market in August for $1.2 million, and the deal was closed Thursday for $1.25 million, according to Zillow .
Royal Bank names Nadine Ahn as chief financial officer effective Nov. 1

Royal Bank names Nadine Ahn as chief financial officer effective Nov. 1

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada says Nadine Ahn will be the bank's next chief financial officer. Ahn, who is currently senior vice-president, head of investor relations and RBC Capital Markets Finance, will replace Rod Bolger, effective Nov. 1.