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Banks offer big climate commitments in 2021, but key details are yet to come

Banks offer big climate commitments in 2021, but key details are yet to come

TORONTO — Corporate commitments to become net-zero by 2050 became so trendy this year, Canada’s big banks made them twice. First came a string of promises one by one, starting with TD Bank late in 2020 followed by the other banks throughout 2021.
Regulator issues warning after unregulated hemp products sold at licenced pot shops

Regulator issues warning after unregulated hemp products sold at licenced pot shops

TORONTO — A pair of licensed cannabis stores selling unregulated hemp products has prompted Ontario’s pot regulator to issue a warning to retailers.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,229.68, up 10.75 points.) ECN Capital Corp. (TSX:ENC). Financial Services. Down three cents, or 0.56 per cent, to $5.31 on 3.

Avenatti likely to testify at trial over Stormy Daniels deal

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a strong likelihood that Michael Avenatti will testify at a New York trial where the once high-flying California lawyer is accused of swindling porn star Stormy Daniels out of a book deal’s proceeds, his lawyers say.
Canada's main stock index closes up slightly as investors hold their breath

Canada's main stock index closes up slightly as investors hold their breath

Canada's main stock index closed up slightly on a shortened trading day because of Christmas Eve, as investors anxiously await more data around the Omicron variant and economic indicators in the coming weeks.
Omicron threatens sales on Boxing Day, increasingly overshadowed by Black Friday

Omicron threatens sales on Boxing Day, increasingly overshadowed by Black Friday

MONTREAL — Boxing Day is set to take a beating from its younger rival this year. While Black Friday had already overtaken Dec.
Rudolfo Anaya weaved bilingual holiday tale for children

Rudolfo Anaya weaved bilingual holiday tale for children

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An author known as the father of Chicano literature left behind a bilingual children’s book after his 2020 death, telling a story about Christmas in the American Southwest.
Weston family selling Selfridges to Thailand's Central Group and Austria-based Signa

Weston family selling Selfridges to Thailand's Central Group and Austria-based Signa

TORONTO — The billionaire Weston family is selling its luxury British department store chain Selfridges to Thailand's Central Group and Austrian real estate group Signa.
LA police kill teen girl while firing shots at male suspect

LA police kill teen girl while firing shots at male suspect

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police fatally shot a 14-year-old girl who was inside a clothing store dressing room Thursday as they fired at a suspect who had assaulted a woman earlier, authorities said.
Jury in Elizabeth Holmes trial hears replay of her boasts

Jury in Elizabeth Holmes trial hears replay of her boasts

SAN JOSE, Calif.
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