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West Fraser to buy OSB mill in South Carolina from Georgia Pacific for US$280M

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has signed a deal to buy Georgia Pacific's oriented strand board mill near Allendale, S.C., for US$280 million.
Dutch court: Crimean treasures must be sent to Ukraine

Dutch court: Crimean treasures must be sent to Ukraine

AMSTERDAM (AP) — An Amsterdam appeals court ruled Tuesday that a trove of historical treasures from Crimea that have been stored for years at a Dutch museum must be given to Ukraine, saying they are “part of the cultural heritage of the Ukrainian sta
Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh among judges set for 'Canada's Got Talent'

Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh among judges set for 'Canada's Got Talent'

TORONTO — Comedy star Howie Mandel and late-night talk-show host Lilly Singh are among the judges set for the upcoming return of Citytv's "Canada's Got Talent.
Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday and said their marriage — delayed three years and opposed by some — "was a necessary choice to live while cherishing our hearts.

Millennial Money: Scary money tasks to tackle now

There are some things no one wants to think about until they have to, like caregiving for your parents as they age and figuring out what happens to your finances when you die.
Samsung's Lee fined over illegally using propofol

Samsung's Lee fined over illegally using propofol

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung’s de facto chief Lee Jae-yong was fined 70 million won (about $60,000) on Tuesday for illegally using the anesthetic drug propofol, about two months after he was released on parole over a separate corruption case.
Dual-class share structures in spotlight with Rogers crisis

Dual-class share structures in spotlight with Rogers crisis

CALGARY — A type of corporate equity structure used by several of Canada’s most prominent companies is once again under fire from critics in light of the current chaos at Rogers Communications Inc.
Dual-class share structures in spotlight with Rogers crisis

Dual-class share structures in spotlight with Rogers crisis

TORONTO — Critics of dual-class share structures say the fight for control of Rogers Communications Inc. is proof that the model is badly flawed. A dual-class share structure is one where companies issue different classes of common shares.
Poll: Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy due to pandemic

Poll: Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy due to pandemic

OTTAWA — Many parents are planning to let their children go trick-or-treating this year — but a new poll suggests they may find fewer doors open than in pre-pandemic Halloweens.
Stars stunned by 'mismanaged set' in fatal prop-gun shooting

Stars stunned by 'mismanaged set' in fatal prop-gun shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun he’d been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances and production crews