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Trucking company serving Vancouver port at centre of strike threat

Trucking company serving Vancouver port at centre of strike threat

B.C.'s already hobbled supply chain could encounter another setback this week if container truck drivers at a companyserving the Port of Vancouver follow through with a plan to strike on Friday.
US panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck

US panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus.
Court upholds California ban on high-capacity magazines

Court upholds California ban on high-capacity magazines

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a ruling by two of its judges and upheld California’s ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S.
Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Alice Sebold publicly apologized Tuesday to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir “Lucky" and said she was struggling with the role she played “within a system that sent an inno
Families turn down Travis Scott offer to pay for funerals

Families turn down Travis Scott offer to pay for funerals

HOUSTON (AP) — Several families of the 10 people who died from injuries in a massive crowd surge at the Astroworld festival have turned down an offer by headliner Travis Scott to pay for their loved ones’ funeral costs.
Cenovus to sell Husky gas stations to Parkland, Co-op

Cenovus to sell Husky gas stations to Parkland, Co-op

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. says it is selling 337 Husky gas stations for a total of $420 million. Parkland Fuels says it will buy 156 of the retail fuel stations for $156 million. Federated Co-operatives Ltd.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,659.99, down 489.01 points.) B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Materials. Down six cents, or 1.17 per cent, to $5.06 on 79.9 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite down more than 480 points amid renewed COVID-19 variant fears

S&P/TSX composite down more than 480 points amid renewed COVID-19 variant fears

Canada's main stock index tumbled down more than 480 points Tuesday amid fresh worries about the latest COVID-19 variant.
Cirque du Soleil CEO to be replaced by senior executive

Cirque du Soleil CEO to be replaced by senior executive

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil says it is promoting one of its senior executives to the role of president and CEO. The Montreal-based circus said today in a statement that chief operating officer Stéphane Lefebvre will start in the new role on Dec. 1.