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Great Canadian Gaming chief executive Rod Baker resigns from company

Great Canadian Gaming chief executive Rod Baker resigns from company

TORONTO — Great Canadian Gaming Corp. says Rod Baker has stepped down as president and chief executive of the company. Baker has also resigned as a member of the company's board of directors.
Obsidian Energy extends hostile takeover offer for Bonterra Energy to March 29

Obsidian Energy extends hostile takeover offer for Bonterra Energy to March 29

CALGARY — Obsidian Energy Ltd. is extending its hostile takeover offer for Bonterra Energy Corp. until March 29. The offer was set to expire today. Bonterra has repeatedly recommended shareholders reject the bid.
Samsung scion Lee won't appeal prison sentence for bribery

Samsung scion Lee won't appeal prison sentence for bribery

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong and prosecutors have decided not to appeal a court ruling that convicted him for bribing South Korea’s former president for business favours , confirming a prison term of two and a half years for
Biden plans to sign order for govt to buy more US goods

Biden plans to sign order for govt to buy more US goods

BALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to sign on Monday an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers, according to administration officials.
Military to support vaccination efforts in northern Ontario Indigenous communities

Military to support vaccination efforts in northern Ontario Indigenous communities

TORONTO — The Canadian military is set to help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution in northern Ontario, as officials investigate the death of a teenager who had the virus and worked at a long-term care home in the province's southwest.
Center-right incumbent wins Portugal's presidential election

Center-right incumbent wins Portugal's presidential election

LISBON, Portugal — Portugal’s president was returned to office for a second term with a resounding victory Sunday in an election held amid a devastating COVID-19 surge that has made the European country the worst in the world for cases and deaths.
Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in 2 cities

Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in 2 cities

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Rioters set fires in the centre of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks Sunday at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures, while officers responded with tear gas and water can
UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

LONDON — Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen more than 6 million people get the first of two doses — even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Business openings and closings Statistics Canada will release its monthly estimates of business openings and closures for October 2020 on Monday.
Canadians launch new careers, return to school as COVID-19 rages on

Canadians launch new careers, return to school as COVID-19 rages on

TORONTO — When COVID-19 swept across Canada last year, Andre Mazerolle's 25-year career in marketing ground to a halt as he was laid off from his job. Gutted, the Oshawa, Ont.