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Redfish return sparks Atlantic race to cash in on reopening of commercial fishery

Redfish return sparks Atlantic race to cash in on reopening of commercial fishery

HALIFAX — It’s been 26 years since dwindling stocks prompted the federal government to close the once lucrative redfish fishery in the Gulf of St.
Nations compromise on coal to strike UN climate agreement

Nations compromise on coal to strike UN climate agreement

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Almost 200 nations accepted a compromise deal Saturday aimed at keeping a key global warming target alive, but it contained a last-minute change that watered down crucial language about coal.
Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had a bear of a year. It began Jan.
Britney Spears got all to agree she needed to be freed

Britney Spears got all to agree she needed to be freed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were no more of the heated arguments or dueling court filings of the past few months, no more tearful testimony or angry accusations. For one day at least, everyone surrounding Britney Spears agreed. She needed to be freed.
Britney freed: Judge dissolves Spears' conservatorship

Britney freed: Judge dissolves Spears' conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears is free. A Los Angeles judge on Friday ended the conservatorship that has controlled the pop singer's life and money for nearly 14 years.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (21,768.53, up 186.55 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.92, or 3.65 per cent, to $50.70 on 29 million shares.
Technology, cannabis leads S&P/TSX composite to new highs to end positive week

Technology, cannabis leads S&P/TSX composite to new highs to end positive week

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index continued its record-setting ways, ending a volatile week higher on a broad-based rally led by cannabis stocks and a large gain by the country's most valuable company, Shopify Inc.
Quebec premier wants to identify CEOs who don't speak French, persuade them to learn

Quebec premier wants to identify CEOs who don't speak French, persuade them to learn

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — The Quebec government will work to identify leaders of companies based in the province who don't speak French and try to persuade them to learn the language, Premier François Legault said Friday.
Tech firms, startups shifting benefits to attract more workers and keep star staff

Tech firms, startups shifting benefits to attract more workers and keep star staff

TORONTO — Tech companies used to boast about their modern offices with gyms, fully-stocked kitchens and even bowling alleys.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board sees net assets top four per cent growth over Q2

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board sees net assets top four per cent growth over Q2

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says its net assets grew four per cent over the past three months, yielding a record 10-year annualized net return of nearly 12 per cent.