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The Latest: Pandemic straining hospitals in northern Idaho

The Latest: Pandemic straining hospitals in northern Idaho

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — Health officials in Idaho say people with COVID-19 in the northern part of the state soon may have to be sent for treatment in Seattle or Portland, Oregon, because the region’s hospitals are nearing capacity.
Le Chateau postpones annual meeting without explanation on eve of gathering

Le Chateau postpones annual meeting without explanation on eve of gathering

MONTREAL — Embattled clothing retailer Le Chateau Inc. pulled the plug on its meeting of shareholders on the eve of the annual gathering.
RioCan's Jonathan Gitlin to succeed Ed Sonshine as CEO next year

RioCan's Jonathan Gitlin to succeed Ed Sonshine as CEO next year

TORONTO — One of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts has named a successor to its longtime chief executive and founder, at a time when the commercial real estate market is adapting to seismic shifts in demand for bricks-and-mortar retail a

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,230.23, down 43.03 points.) Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX:NCU). Materials. Down 1.5 cents, or 14.29 per cent, to nine cents on 9.
North American stock markets flat as stimulus talks drag on after senate rejection

North American stock markets flat as stimulus talks drag on after senate rejection

TORONTO — North American stock markets were flat midweek as U.S. stimulus negotiations continued without an agreement. "It's just the same old story. It's the stimulus.
Cogeco to buy fellow Quebec cable, internet provider DERYtelecom for $405 million

Cogeco to buy fellow Quebec cable, internet provider DERYtelecom for $405 million

MONTREAL — Cogeco Communications said Wednesday it plans to buy DERYTelecom for $405 million, adding about 100,000 internet and cable customers in its home province of Quebec.
Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust case

Meet Amit Mehta, the judge for Google's antitrust case

The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He went to elite U.S.
Manitoba government raises fines for COVID-19 violations amid higher numbers

Manitoba government raises fines for COVID-19 violations amid higher numbers

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has increased fines for people and businesses who ignore public health orders — its latest move to try to reverse rising COVID-19 case numbers.
Experts say counterfeit hand sanitizer recall at Dollarama is a lesson for retailers

Experts say counterfeit hand sanitizer recall at Dollarama is a lesson for retailers

TORONTO — Dollarama Inc. is removing a counterfeit and recalled hand sanitizer from its shelves, which experts say should serve as a reminder of how important it is for retailers and consumers to do their due diligence when shopping.

Western Canadian oil output still down after restoring some COVID cutbacks, CER says

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator says most, but not all, western Canadian oil production has been restored after being cut because of low prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.