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Oil tanker explodes in Sierra Leone, killing at least 98

Oil tanker explodes in Sierra Leone, killing at least 98

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — An oil tanker truck exploded near Sierra Leone's capital, killing at least 98 people and severely injuring dozens of others after large crowds gathered to collect leaking fuel, officials and witnesses said Saturday.
Edward Rogers say 'no joy' in events leading to court battle over company

Edward Rogers say 'no joy' in events leading to court battle over company

VANCOUVER — The head of the Rogers family trust says a British Columbia judge's ruling in his favour resolves important governance issues at Rogers Communications Inc. after a court battle that pitted three of his family members against him.

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 (21,455.82, up 113.69 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up $1.56, or 2.98 per cent, to $53.88 on 19.9 million shares.

Air Canada CEO created a PR disaster with comments on his French skills, experts say

Air Canada's new chief executive ignited a PR disaster by his inept handling about his mastery of the French language that could have repercussions for the airline as it attempts to get back on its feet from the COVID-19 pandemic, public relations ex
S&P/TSX composite posts triple-digit advance, U.S. stock markets also climb

S&P/TSX composite posts triple-digit advance, U.S. stock markets also climb

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed the week setting another new high, with strong jobs reports along with crude price gains and positive earnings reports lifting the heavyweight energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 113.
TC Energy Corp. commits to up to $3.3B to cover Coastal GasLink cost increases

TC Energy Corp. commits to up to $3.3B to cover Coastal GasLink cost increases

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. has committed to providing up to $3.3-billion in additional temporary bridge financing to cover cost overruns related to the Coastal GasLink pipeline project.
Telus adds record number of customers, raises quarterly dividend amid higher profits

Telus adds record number of customers, raises quarterly dividend amid higher profits

Telus Corp. added a whopping 320,000 customers in its third quarter, an all-time quarterly record that helped drive higher revenue and profit and prompted the telecom giant to raise its dividend.
Global energy crisis the result of 'underinvestment': Enbridge CEO

Global energy crisis the result of 'underinvestment': Enbridge CEO

CALGARY — Soaring heating prices in Europe and an electricity crisis in China are proof that the global transition to a low-carbon economy needs to be driven by a "mix of balanced policy solutions," the chief executive of pipeline giant Enbridge Inc.
Canopy Growth delays profitability target after $16.3M loss in Q2, facility closure

Canopy Growth delays profitability target after $16.3M loss in Q2, facility closure

Canopy Growth Corp. pushed back its profitability target as it reported a $16.3 million loss and said it would close one of its greenhouses. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
US employers shrugged off virus and stepped up hiring

US employers shrugged off virus and stepped up hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a solid 531,000 jobs, the most since July and a sign that the recovery from the pandemic recession is overcoming a virus-induced slowdown.