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Rogers rejects criticism from competitors on Shaw deal, offers some concessions

Rogers rejects criticism from competitors on Shaw deal, offers some concessions

GATINEAU, Que. — Rogers Communications Inc. used the last day of CRTC hearings reviewing its proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc.
'Not like it normally is': Black Friday shoppers hunt for deals

'Not like it normally is': Black Friday shoppers hunt for deals

HALIFAX — Malls and shopping districts were bustling with shoppers in search of Black Friday discounts and a little holiday cheer, despite an abundance of sales earlier in the fall and ongoing worries over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and
Finance says federal deficit hits nearly $69B over first half of fiscal year

Finance says federal deficit hits nearly $69B over first half of fiscal year

OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of nearly $69 billion over the first half its fiscal year, almost $130 billion less than the treasury pumped out during the same stretch one year earlier.
Company holiday parties are making a comeback, but many employers have a plan B

Company holiday parties are making a comeback, but many employers have a plan B

TORONTO — When the December holidays near, Lee Piccoli will thank his staff for a year of hard work over an informal toast at his homebuilding company's Guelph, Ont. office.
Mexican regulators approve Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern deal

Mexican regulators approve Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern deal

CALGARY — Mexican regulators have given their approval to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s deal to buy U.S. railway Kansas City Southern.

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 (21,613.18, up 64.75 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 15 cents, or 0.61 per cent, to $24.93 on 13.
BCE urges CRTC reject Rogers-Shaw deal, independents call for safeguards

BCE urges CRTC reject Rogers-Shaw deal, independents call for safeguards

GATINEAU, Que. — BCE Inc. urged the CRTC to reject Rogers Communications Inc.'s $26-billion proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. on Thursday, while independent operators have called for more safeguards.
Technology sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite index higher

Technology sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite index higher

CALGARY — Canada’s main stock index ticked slightly higher Thursday, driven largely by gains in the technology sector on what was otherwise a quiet trading day due to the Thanksgiving holiday south of the border.
Russia: Death toll in Siberian coal mine blast raised to 52

Russia: Death toll in Siberian coal mine blast raised to 52

MOSCOW (AP) — A devastating explosion in a Siberian coal mine Thursday left 52 miners and rescuers dead about 250 meters (820 feet) underground, Russian officials said.