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Judge to OK $58B plan to end PG&E bankruptcy after wildfires

Judge to OK $58B plan to end PG&E bankruptcy after wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday said he was approving a $58 billion plan by the nation’s largest utility to end a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after Pacific Gas & Electric’s outdated equipment ignited wildfires in California t
No mask, no problem? The debate over face masks wages in movie theatres

No mask, no problem? The debate over face masks wages in movie theatres

TORONTO — When the lights dim at Canadian movie theatres in the coming weeks, one of the most hotly debated topics won't be showing on the big screen, it'll be playing out in the audience.
Ranch Energy failure more than doubles B.C.'s inventory of orphan wells

Ranch Energy failure more than doubles B.C.'s inventory of orphan wells

CALGARY — The number of orphan wells in British Columbia has more than doubled thanks to the failure of one oil and gas company.
Health experts urge caution as big business demands loosening of travel rules

Health experts urge caution as big business demands loosening of travel rules

Health experts are urging caution after business leaders called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and provincial premiers to ease air travel restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,474.20, down 5.63 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 2.5 cents, or 5.1 per cent, to 46.5 cents on 145.
Apple move to close some U.S. stores over virus infections spooks stock markets

Apple move to close some U.S. stores over virus infections spooks stock markets

TORONTO — The decision by Apple to close some U.S. stores again over rising COVID-19 infections spooked investors and sent most North American stock markets lower to end the week. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up down 5.63 points at 15,474.
Idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia seeking protection from creditors

Idled Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia seeking protection from creditors

HALIFAX — An idled Nova Scotia pulp mill says it has received an "initial order" giving it protection from its creditors as it attempts to restructure its finances and affairs.
Grocery workers should be properly paid during pandemic, Trudeau says

Grocery workers should be properly paid during pandemic, Trudeau says

CHELSEA, Que. — Grocery store employees who continued to work during the COVID-19 pandemic are "heroes" and should be properly compensated, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Friday.
EU suspends probe into Air Canada-Transat deal pending more information

EU suspends probe into Air Canada-Transat deal pending more information

European Union regulators are suspending their investigation into Air Canada's proposed purchase of Transat AT pending the arrival of more data from the two Canadian travel companies.
Wirecard CEO quits after auditors can't find $2.1 billion

Wirecard CEO quits after auditors can't find $2.1 billion

FRANKFURT — The chief executive of German payment service provider Wirecard AG resigned on Friday after the company disclosed that auditors could not find 1.9 billion euros ($2.
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