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Feds sue Walmart over role in opioid crisis

Feds sue Walmart over role in opioid crisis

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday, accusing it of fueling the nation’s opioid crisis by pressuring its pharmacies to fill even potentially suspicious prescriptions for the powerful painkillers.

Ottawa rejects TMAC Resources sale to China's Shandong Gold after security review

CALGARY — The CEO of TMAC Resources Inc. says there's a "silver lining" to news that Ottawa will not allow the sale of his mining company to China's Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd.
Cineplex sells Toronto head office, aims to pay debt amid COVID-19 challenges

Cineplex sells Toronto head office, aims to pay debt amid COVID-19 challenges

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says it is selling its head office building in Toronto for $57 million as it looks for cash to pay down its credit facilities.

Hallmark holiday movies offer viewers balm in tough year

NEW YORK — For the past decade, the Hallmark Channel has been a reliable destination for holiday programming.

Business capacity limited, nonessential surgeries postponed

Many Massachusetts businesses will be limited to 25% capacity and hospitals have been directed to postpone nonessential surgeries starting the day after Christmas to help curb an anticipated increase in new coronavirus cases after the holiday that co
Technology sector boosts TSX as Lightspeed climbs, U.S. stock markets mixed

Technology sector boosts TSX as Lightspeed climbs, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Gains in the technology sector helped lift Canada's main stock index to a positive close as U.S. markets were mixed and the Canadian dollar lost ground against the American greenback on Tuesday.
Nova Scotia Tory leader critical of access agreement with Chinese province

Nova Scotia Tory leader critical of access agreement with Chinese province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Opposition leader is criticizing a new agreement between the province and the Chinese province of Fujian, saying the timing is wrong given two Canadians are still being detained by China.
B.C. boosts tourism sector support to $105 million following task force report

B.C. boosts tourism sector support to $105 million following task force report

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has added $55 million to a grant relief fund to help tourism businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 (17,552.46, up 51.57 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down 42 cents, or 0.79 per cent, to $52.60 on 10.3 million shares.
Louis Vuitton yoga mat made of leather draws Hindu complaint

Louis Vuitton yoga mat made of leather draws Hindu complaint

BOSTON — A Hindu activist is calling on luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton to pull a yoga mat made partly from cowhide leather, calling it “hugely insensitive.