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Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Yukon's deputy mining minister says it's "unfortunate and frankly unhelpful" that the owners of the Eagle Gold mine have been "silent in general" about action to remedy a disastrous ore slide that spilled hundreds of milli
FDA OKs best-selling e-cigarette Vuse Alto, but only in tobacco flavor

FDA OKs best-selling e-cigarette Vuse Alto, but only in tobacco flavor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Thursday authorized sales of the best-selling e-cigarette in the U.S., Vuse Alto, allowing manufacturer Reynolds American to keep the vaping brand on the market for years to come.
B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

B.C. tribunal orders woman to pay ex $450 for Coldplay ticket she thought was a gift

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia woman has been ordered to pay her former romantic partner $450 for her ticket to attend a Coldplay concert together on what she said she believed was a date.
Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

Canada selling one of its Manhattan apartments to cover cost of new $9M condo

OTTAWA — Canada is selling one of its apartments in New York City to cover the cost of a brand-new luxury condo it recently purchased for $9 million.
S&P/TSX composite down Thursday, led by base metals; U.S. markets also move lower

S&P/TSX composite down Thursday, led by base metals; U.S. markets also move lower

TORONTO — Losses in the base metals sector led Canada's main stock index lower on Thursday, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 124.41 points at 22,726.76.
Final hurdle clears for grocery code of conduct as Walmart, Costco sign on

Final hurdle clears for grocery code of conduct as Walmart, Costco sign on

All the major Canadian grocers are now on board for a grocery code of conduct, paving the way for industry guidelines that have been several years in the making.
Listeria can make you sick up to two months after you consume it, experts say

Listeria can make you sick up to two months after you consume it, experts say

TORONTO — Listeria can make people sick up to two months after they eat or drink contaminated products, which can pose a challenge in identifying the source of illness quickly, experts say.
Stock market today: A washout on Wall Street sends stocks, big to small, lower

Stock market today: A washout on Wall Street sends stocks, big to small, lower

NEW YORK (AP) — A widespread washout for U.S. stocks dragged Wall Street lower on Thursday. The S&P 500 dropped 0.8% to pull further from its all-time high set on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 533 points, or 1.
Wildfire prompts MEG Energy, Imperial to move workers away from oilsands sites

Wildfire prompts MEG Energy, Imperial to move workers away from oilsands sites

CALGARY — Out-of-control wildfires blazing in northern Alberta have prompted fresh evacuations of workers from oilsands sites. MEG Energy Corp.
France's divided National Assembly votes to keep centrist speaker as political turmoil persists

France's divided National Assembly votes to keep centrist speaker as political turmoil persists

PARIS (AP) — France’s divided National Assembly on Thursday kept a centrist member of President Emmanuel Macron’s party as speaker after a chaotic early election produced a hung legislature.