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B.C.'s Medical Services Commission accuses Telus LifePlus program of extra-billing

B.C.'s Medical Services Commission accuses Telus LifePlus program of extra-billing

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Medical Services Commission has applied for a court injunction against a Telus Health program alleging it is extra-billing for health services. In documents filed in the B.C.
Nexus applicants can shuffle off to Buffalo as Canada, U.S. expand pilot project

Nexus applicants can shuffle off to Buffalo as Canada, U.S. expand pilot project

WASHINGTON — An experimental bid to rescue the troubled Nexus trusted-traveller program between Canada and the United States has expanded to the Peace Bridge.
New paid sick leave rules come into effect for federally regulated workers

New paid sick leave rules come into effect for federally regulated workers

OTTAWA — Employees in federally regulated private-sector workplaces are now eligible for 10 days of paid sick leave after members of Parliament voted unanimously in favour of the move last year. As of Dec.
Final witnesses speak during hearing on Rogers, Shaw $26-billion proposed deal

Final witnesses speak during hearing on Rogers, Shaw $26-billion proposed deal

OTTAWA — Canada's competition watchdog heard from its final group of witnesses Thursday at the hearing meant to debate the Rogers Communications Inc.'s $26-billion proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc.
Volkswagen searching in Canada for first North American battery factory site

Volkswagen searching in Canada for first North American battery factory site

OTTAWA — Volkswagen AG has started searching in Canada for the site of its first battery factory in North America.
Amazon CEO says company won't take down antisemitic film

Amazon CEO says company won't take down antisemitic film

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said Wednesday the company does not have plans to stop selling the antisemitic film that gained notoriety recently after Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving tweeted out an Amazon link to it.
S&P/TSX composite up 70 points, U.S. markets mixed but keep Wednesday gains

S&P/TSX composite up 70 points, U.S. markets mixed but keep Wednesday gains

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed up around 70 points Thursday, with mixed results across sectors, while U.S. markets largely held on to the outsized gains they made the day before.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,525.45, up 72.19): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.06, or 2.40 per cent, to $43.17 on 11.9 million shares.
Senate moves to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

Senate moves to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved quickly Thursday to avert a rail strike that the Biden administration and business leaders warned would have had devastating consequences for the nation's economy.

Some Tums peppermint tablets recalled due to fibreglass, paper, foil fragments

OTTAWA — Health Canada has announced a recall of certain Tums antacid tablets due to possible contamination with fragments of fibreglass, paper, aluminum foil and other materials.
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