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Colorado governor shortens trucker's prison term to 10 years

Colorado governor shortens trucker's prison term to 10 years

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has shortened the prison sentence of a truck driver convicted in a deadly crash to 10 years, drastically reducing his original 110-year term that drew widespread outrage.
CDC warns against cruises, regardless of vaccination status

CDC warns against cruises, regardless of vaccination status

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of onboard outbreaks fueled by the omicron variant.
WestJet to cancel 15% of flights due to COVID-19 related staff shortages

WestJet to cancel 15% of flights due to COVID-19 related staff shortages

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is dealing with so many employees out sick with the Omicron variant that it is being forced to cut 15 per cent of its scheduled flights through to the end of January.

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 (21,294.64, down 50.01 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down $1.54, or 2.5 per cent, to $58.87 on 11.1 million shares.
Canada's main stock index closes down slightly, snapping five-day win streak

Canada's main stock index closes down slightly, snapping five-day win streak

Canada's main stock index closed down slightly Thursday, snapping a five-day "Santa Claus rally" winning streak. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 50.01 points at 21,294.
Retail group applauds Ontario's decision to cut isolation period for workers in half

Retail group applauds Ontario's decision to cut isolation period for workers in half

TORONTO — Canada's largest retail industry group is applauding Ontario's decision to shorten the isolation period for fully vaccinated people who contract COVID-19 as the surging Omicron variant intensifies staffing shortages.
Snooping spouses beware: Spying could backfire in the courtroom

Snooping spouses beware: Spying could backfire in the courtroom

Santa knows if you've been bad or good. But think twice before mimicking his spying tactics on your spouse — it could land you on a naughtier list than your partner.
Enbridge closes $1.14B deal with Trencap LP giving Caisse company full Noverco stake

Enbridge closes $1.14B deal with Trencap LP giving Caisse company full Noverco stake

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. says the previously announced $1.14-billion deal to sell its stake in Noverco Inc. to a company controlled by the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec has closed.
TransAlta completes conversion from coal to natural gas power in Canada

TransAlta completes conversion from coal to natural gas power in Canada

CALGARY — A major Canadian electricity producer is successfully off coal power in this country, nine years ahead of a government deadline. Calgary-based Trans-Alta Corp.
US unemployment claims drop to 198,000

US unemployment claims drop to 198,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell below 200,000, more evidence that the job market remains strong in the aftermath of last year's coronavirus recession.
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