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Equinox Gold Corp. signs all-stock deal to acquire Premier Gold Mines Ltd.

Equinox Gold Corp. signs all-stock deal to acquire Premier Gold Mines Ltd.

VANCOUVER — Equinox Gold Corp. has signed a friendly agreement to acquire Premier Gold Mines Ltd. which will spin out its Nevada assets in a new U.S.-focused gold miner to be called i-80 Gold Corp.

Here's a list of November inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list November inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 0.8 per cent (0.6) — Prince Edward Island: -0.
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.0 per cent to $66.7 billion in October

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.0 per cent to $66.7 billion in October

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesales sales rose 1.0 per cent in October to $66.7 billion, marking the sixth consecutive increase for the sector. Economists had expected an increase of 0.

CPPIB acquires Trafford Centre mall in Britain after owner fails to find buyer

TORONTO — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has acquired the Trafford Centre in Britain after the shopping mall's owner failed to find a buyer.

Aurora Cannabis laying off 214 workers, chief science officer to retire

Aurora Cannabis says it is laying off 214 workers and its chief science officer is retiring, the latest of a series of cuts to hit the Edmonton-based cannabis company.
Biden taps Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy

Biden taps Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden nominated his former rival Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation on Tuesday and intends to choose former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as his energy secretary.
Lilly lays out 2021 expectations, gene therapy acquisition

Lilly lays out 2021 expectations, gene therapy acquisition

Shares of Eli Lilly climbed Tuesday after the drugmaker laid out a better-than-expected revenue forecast and plans to buy a young company developing a potential Parkinson’s disease treatment.
Squish CEO Sarah Segal takes over from father as head of DavidsTea

Squish CEO Sarah Segal takes over from father as head of DavidsTea

MONTREAL — The CEO of candy retailer Squish is taking over from her father as head of insolvent tea company DavidsTea.
Home prices to rise more than 9% in 2021, Canadian Real Estate Association forecasts

Home prices to rise more than 9% in 2021, Canadian Real Estate Association forecasts

The Canadian Real Estate Association expects the national average home price will rise 9.1 per cent to $620,400 in 2021, in one of the most optimistic forecasts yet for the real estate sector.