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B.C. boosts tourism sector support to $105 million following task force report

B.C. boosts tourism sector support to $105 million following task force report

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has added $55 million to a grant relief fund to help tourism businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,552.46, up 51.57 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down 42 cents, or 0.79 per cent, to $52.60 on 10.3 million shares.
Louis Vuitton yoga mat made of leather draws Hindu complaint

Louis Vuitton yoga mat made of leather draws Hindu complaint

BOSTON — A Hindu activist is calling on luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton to pull a yoga mat made partly from cowhide leather, calling it “hugely insensitive.
Congress approves bill to crack down on racehorse doping

Congress approves bill to crack down on racehorse doping

WASHINGTON — A bill to ban race-day doping of horses and set national medication and track-safety standards for the horse-racing industry is nearing the finish line.
Regulator says CN and CP topped grain revenue entitlement caps for 2019-20 crop year

Regulator says CN and CP topped grain revenue entitlement caps for 2019-20 crop year

OTTAWA — The Canadian Transportation Agency says both the Canadian National Railway Co. and the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. exceeded their maximum grain revenue entitlements for the 2019–2020 crop year.
Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall slightly in October to 92,800 barrels per day

Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall slightly in October to 92,800 barrels per day

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail fell only slightly in October from September, a rare period of stability in a year that's included a record high month as well as one that saw an eight-year low.
Q3 GDP estimate gets a slight upgrade to 33.4% growth

Q3 GDP estimate gets a slight upgrade to 33.4% growth

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded at a record 33.4% annual pace from July through September, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, delivering the last of three estimates on the economy’s third-quarter performance.
Google rejects DOJ antitrust claims in court filing

Google rejects DOJ antitrust claims in court filing

Google is pushing back in court this week on antitrust claims brought against it by the Justice Department two months ago. In a legal filing with the U.S.
During crucial holiday season, US consumer confidence slumps

During crucial holiday season, US consumer confidence slumps

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A closely-watched gauge of U.S. consumer confidence tumbled in December as rising coronavirus cases dragged American optimism to its lowest level since the summer.

Nov. existing home sales fall 2.5%, following record summer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The market for existing homes cooled slightly in November, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday, after climbing through the late spring, summer and early fall despite the pandemic. Existing home sales fell 2.