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Black creatives in Italian fashion demand cultural reform

Black creatives in Italian fashion demand cultural reform

MILAN — The only Black designer belonging to Italy’s influential fashion council is demanding a "long overdue cultural reform’’ from her colleagues under the slogan: Do Black Lives Matter in Italy? The conversation has gotten off to a rocky start.
TMX Group names John McKenzie as new chief executive

TMX Group names John McKenzie as new chief executive

TORONTO — TMX Group Ltd. has named John McKenzie as its new chief executive, effectively immediately.
2020's crude price crash offers a bright spot for natural gas producers

2020's crude price crash offers a bright spot for natural gas producers

CALGARY — Veteran oilman Mike Rose says he doesn't want to "jinx it," but he admits it's not so bad heading the company that last year became the biggest producer of natural gas in Canada.

Robert Trump, the president’s younger brother, dead at 71

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, a businessman known for an even keel that seemed almost incompatible with the family name, died Saturday night after being hospitalized in New York, the president said in a statement.
Restaurant industry urges continued relief

Restaurant industry urges continued relief

"With colder months approaching, the foodservice sector will need continued assistance to keep fulfilling its critical role within the Canadian economy”

Minister says telecom regulator may have erred with wholesale rate decision

The federal government says it's concerned that a controversial regulatory decision last year may undermine investments in Canada's communications networks, particularly in rural and remote areas.
Correction: California Heat Wave story

Correction: California Heat Wave story

LOS ANGELES — In a story August 14, 2020, about California’s rolling power outages, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state’s last such outages occurred in 2011. They occurred in 2001. The Associated Press

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,514,61, down 15.45 points) D-Box Technologies Inc. (TSX:DBO). Technology. Up three cents, or 75 per cent, to seven cents on 15.
Competition Bureau launches probe of Amazon, seeks input from businesses

Competition Bureau launches probe of Amazon, seeks input from businesses

The Competition Bureau has launched a probe into Amazon's conduct to determine whether the online retailer is harming competition.
Materials sector weighs on Toronto market as gold price falls again

Materials sector weighs on Toronto market as gold price falls again

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index dipped into the red Friday as the materials sector weighed it down amid falling gold prices.
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