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Judge: NY lawsuit seeking NRA's dissolution can go forward

Judge: NY lawsuit seeking NRA's dissolution can go forward

NEW YORK — A New York judge on Thursday denied the National Rifle Association’s bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group out of business.
World leaders cheer US return to climate fight under Biden

World leaders cheer US return to climate fight under Biden

BERLIN — World leaders breathed an audible sigh of relief that the United States under President Joe Biden is rejoining the global effort to curb climate change, a cause that his predecessor had shunned over the past four years.
Canada's movie theatre association calls out 'absurdity' of B.C. theatre closures

Canada's movie theatre association calls out 'absurdity' of B.C. theatre closures

A trade organization representing Canada's movie theatres is calling on British Columbia health officials to explain why cinemas in the province can only open if they're operating as restaurants or bars.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,916.20, down 98.71 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 11 cents, or 16.42 per cent, to 78 cents on 26.

Irving Oil lays off 60 workers from Saint John refinery, citing collapse in demand

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Irving Oil has laid off 60 workers from its Saint John refinery, saying the pandemic has had an "extreme and serious" impact on its business and industry.
US government approves routes for Wyoming CO2 pipelines

US government approves routes for Wyoming CO2 pipelines

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. government has approved routes for a system of pipelines that would move carbon dioxide across Wyoming in what could be by far the largest such network in North America, if it is developed.

Loss of Keystone XL pipeline expected to hurt future oilpatch growth: experts

CALGARY — Western Canada's oil producers will likely cope better with Joe Biden's cancelling of the Keystone XL presidential permit than they did with the same move by ex-president Barack Obama in 2015, an industry analyst says.
More than one-fifth of Canadian companies will adjust pay if staff relocate: survey

More than one-fifth of Canadian companies will adjust pay if staff relocate: survey

TORONTO — More than one-fifth of Canadian companies say they will adjust their employee's pay if they move to a different location, according to a recent survey.
W-shaped recovery would be 'very severe' without government assistance: CMHC

W-shaped recovery would be 'very severe' without government assistance: CMHC

A W-shaped recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could trigger a nearly 50 per cent drop in housing prices and a peak unemployment rate of 25 per cent, if the government doesn't offer relief, says the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Godiva to close 128 stores in North America, including 11 in Canada by end of March

Godiva to close 128 stores in North America, including 11 in Canada by end of March

COVID-19 has been far from sweet for Godiva, which has decided to sell or close its stores across North America. The luxury chocolatier says 128 brick and mortar locations, including 11 in Canada, will shut by the end of March.