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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: Facing the music Facebook Canada's Kevin Chan is scheduled to appear before the standing committee on Canadian Heritage to comment on relations between Facebook and
Longest-serving bookseller among 25,000 Czech virus victims

Longest-serving bookseller among 25,000 Czech virus victims

PELHRIMOV, Czech Republic — A year after the Czech Republic recorded its first death from the coronavirus, the central European nation paused to remember all the citizens who lost their lives in the pandemic.
Myanmar forces kill scores in deadliest day since coup

Myanmar forces kill scores in deadliest day since coup

YANGON, Myanmar — As Myanmar’s military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country's capital, soldiers and police elsewhere killed scores of people while suppressing protests in the deadliest bloodletting sin
No timeline given for extracting wedged ship from Suez Canal

No timeline given for extracting wedged ship from Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt — A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities made new attempts to free the vessel and reopen a crucial waterway whose blockage is disrupting global shipping and trade.
China erasing H&M from internet amid Xinjiang backlash

China erasing H&M from internet amid Xinjiang backlash

HONG KONG — H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands and announced sanctions Friday against British officials in a spiraling fight over complaints of abuses in the Xinjiang region.
Plan made to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal using tide

Plan made to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal using tide

SUEZ, Egypt — The company that owns the giant container ship stuck sideways across the Suez Canal said an attempt will be made to refloat the vessel by taking advantage of tidal movements later Saturday.
Dominion Voting sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

Dominion Voting sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 election claims

WASHINGTON — Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News on Friday, arguing the cable news giant, in an effort to boost faltering ratings, falsely claimed that the voting company had rigged the 2020 election.
Molson Coors continuing to experience disruptions from cyberattack

Molson Coors continuing to experience disruptions from cyberattack

MONTREAL — Molson Coors Beverage Co. says it continues to experience some delays and disruptions in its business in the U.K., Canada and the U.S. resulting from a cyberattack disclosed earlier this month.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,752.58, up 101.48 points.) Power Corp. of Canada. (TSX:POW). Financials. Up 24 cents, or 0.73 per cent, to $33.34 on 13.
S&P/TSX composite moves higher on strength of reopening sector led by energy

S&P/TSX composite moves higher on strength of reopening sector led by energy

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher to end a relatively flat week as sectors that rely on the economy reopening offset continued losses in technology. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 101.48 points to 18,752.