Skip to content

National Business

Quebec says public sector workers will start returning to offices in September

Quebec says public sector workers will start returning to offices in September

MONTREAL — Public sector workers will begin gradually returning to their offices in September, the Quebec government said Wednesday, as health officials reported 126 new cases of COVID-19.
Alimentation Couche-Tard sees gradual return to normalcy amid reopening

Alimentation Couche-Tard sees gradual return to normalcy amid reopening

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. remains on the path to doubling its pre-tax profits by 2023 as its business moves toward pre-pandemic levels, its CEO said Wednesday.
Putin says US and UK were behind Black Sea 'provocation'

Putin says US and UK were behind Black Sea 'provocation'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that an incident involving a British destroyer in the Black Sea couldn't have triggered a global conflict even if Russia had sunk the warship because the West knows it can't win such a war
Federal judge blocks Indiana ‘abortion reversal’ law

Federal judge blocks Indiana ‘abortion reversal’ law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked an Indiana law that would require doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a disputed treatment for potentially stopping the abortion process.
Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case.
Rapid growth of Ontario cannabis stores will likely result in some closures: OCS

Rapid growth of Ontario cannabis stores will likely result in some closures: OCS

TORONTO — The head of the Ontario Cannabis Store is warning that the soaring number of pot shops in the province will likely result in so much competition that some will close.
Cogeco's U.S. subsidiary buying broadband system serving two Ohio cities

Cogeco's U.S. subsidiary buying broadband system serving two Ohio cities

TORONTO — Cogeco Communications Inc.'s main U.S. subsidiary has signed a deal to buy a broadband system in Ohio from WideOpenWest Inc. for US$1.125 billion, the companies said Wednesday.

Charges expected Thursday for Trump's company, top executive

Donald Trump’s company and his longtime finance chief are expected to be charged Thursday with tax-related crimes stemming from a New York investigation into the former president’s business dealings, people familiar with the matter told The Associate

Yale's drama school goes tuition free thanks to Geffen gift

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University has announced it is eliminating tuition for its drama students thanks to a $150 million gift from entertainment magnate David Geffen.
UN war crimes court convicts 2 Serbs over Bosnia atrocities

UN war crimes court convicts 2 Serbs over Bosnia atrocities

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A United Nations court on Wednesday convicted two former allies of late Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic of aiding and abetting crimes committed by Serb paramilitaries in a Bosnian town in 1992.