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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: Oilpatch earnings Investors will see financial results from some of the big names in the oilpatch this week.
Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage

Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage

WASHINGTON — The Democratic push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour has emerged as an early flashpoint in the fight for a $1.
Biden warns of growing cost of delay on economic aid plan

Biden warns of growing cost of delay on economic aid plan

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is warning of a steep and growing “cost of inaction” on his $1.

China's first Hualong One nuclear reactor begins operations

BEIJING — China National Nuclear Corp. said its first nuclear power unit that uses Hualong One, a third-generation nuclear reactor, started commercial operations on Saturday.
No income, 2,000 mouths to feed: Lockdown squeezes Greek zoo

No income, 2,000 mouths to feed: Lockdown squeezes Greek zoo

ATHENS, Greece — It's feeding time at Greece's only zoo, and a capuchin monkey grabs as many mandarins as it can — even tucking one into his long, supple tail. It might be wise to stock up.
New travel rules the 'nail in the coffin' for airlines, tourism industry, experts say

New travel rules the 'nail in the coffin' for airlines, tourism industry, experts say

New restrictions on flights from the Caribbean and Mexico announced Friday are likely to trigger bankruptcies in Canada's airline sector and force permanent closures for airports and travel agencies, aviation experts say.

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 (17,337.02, down 320.18 points.) Supreme Cannabis Company Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Unchanged at 17.5 cents on 21.6 million shares.
Hudson's Bay permanently laying off more than 600 workers across Canada

Hudson's Bay permanently laying off more than 600 workers across Canada

Hudson's Bay Co. is permanently laying off more than 600 workers across Canada amid ongoing store closures due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
S&P/TSX composite completes worst week in three months with triple-digit slip

S&P/TSX composite completes worst week in three months with triple-digit slip

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index suffered its worst week in three months amid a correction that is expected to continue in February.
Biden warns of growing cost of delay on $1.9T econ aid plan

Biden warns of growing cost of delay on $1.9T econ aid plan

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden warned Friday of a steep and growing “cost of inaction” on his $1.