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B.C. cap on restaurant food delivery fees to stay at 15% through next year

B.C. cap on restaurant food delivery fees to stay at 15% through next year

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it's extending the cap on fees charged by food delivery companies to help the restaurant industry through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vena out, CN Rail sticks to January timeline to name new CEO

Vena out, CN Rail sticks to January timeline to name new CEO

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. says Jim Vena has removed himself from of the running to become the company's new CEO. CN says Vena, a former executive favoured by activist shareholder TCI Fund Management Ltd.
Small businesses grappling with Omicron, after two years of closures and restrictions

Small businesses grappling with Omicron, after two years of closures and restrictions

As the December holidays neared, the Old Triangle alehouses across the Maritimes were bustling with Christmas parties and diners revelling in the festive season.
‘Spider-Man' swings even higher at North American box office

‘Spider-Man' swings even higher at North American box office

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” now holds the title for the second-biggest opening weekend ever, behind only “Avengers: Endgame.
EU approves 5th COVID-19 vaccine for bloc, one by Novavax

EU approves 5th COVID-19 vaccine for bloc, one by Novavax

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union’s executive branch on Monday authorized a fifth COVID-19 vaccine for use in the 27-nation bloc, giving the green light to the two-dose vaccine made by U.S. biotech company Novavax.
Biden boosts fuel-economy standards to fight climate change

Biden boosts fuel-economy standards to fight climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step to fight climate change, the Biden administration is raising vehicle mileage standards to significantly reduce emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.
Intertribal agency faults Wisconsin review of Line 5 reroute

Intertribal agency faults Wisconsin review of Line 5 reroute

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — An intertribal agency says Wisconsin's draft environmental review for a planned reroute of an oil and gas pipeline across northern Wisconsin is incomplete and flawed.
Alimentation Couche-Tard buys 19 Pic Quik convenience stores in New Mexico

Alimentation Couche-Tard buys 19 Pic Quik convenience stores in New Mexico

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it has signed a deal with Pic Quik to purchase 19 convenience stores and two non-operating properties in New Mexico.
BMO to buy BNP Paribas’ Bank of the West for US$16.3 billion

BMO to buy BNP Paribas’ Bank of the West for US$16.3 billion

TORONTO — BMO Financial Group has signed a deal with French bank BNP Paribas to buy its U.S. subsidiary Bank of the West for US$16.3 billion. The bank says the purchase will be funded primarily with existing capital.
Spidey nets 3rd best opening of all time with $253 million

Spidey nets 3rd best opening of all time with $253 million

Never underestimate your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, even with a mutating virus afoot.
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