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Headwater Exploration signs $100M deal to buy Cenovus's Marten Hills assets

Headwater Exploration signs $100M deal to buy Cenovus's Marten Hills assets

CALGARY — Headwater Exploration Inc. has signed a deal with Cenovus Energy Inc. to buy Cenovus's assets in the Marten Hills area of northern Alberta for approximately $100 million in cash and stock.

Vermilion Energy reports $69.9M third-quarter loss, sales down from year ago

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. says it lost $69.9 million in its third quarter compared with a loss of $10.2 million in the same quarter last year as its sales fell.

Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, indicating the company is on track later this month to file an emergency use application with U.S. regulators.

Australian media on trial for breaching order in Pell case

CANBERRA, Australia — High-profile Australian journalists and large media organizations went on trial on Monday on charges that they breached a gag order on reporting about Cardinal George Pell’s sex abuse convictions in 2018 that have since been ove
B.C. Health Ministry clarifies social gathering rules of new regional order

B.C. Health Ministry clarifies social gathering rules of new regional order

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Ministry of Health is clarifying new rules around social gatherings, one day after a new regional public health order was issued. Provincial health officer Dr.
Kamala Harris books surge in popularity after election

Kamala Harris books surge in popularity after election

Books by and about Kamala Harris proved to be a popular purchase following the election. The vice-president-elect was the subject or author of four books on Amazon's top 10 Sunday.
Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide

Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide

BOSTON — A texting company run by one of President Donald Trump’s top campaign officials sent out thousands of targeted, anonymous text messages urging supporters to rally where votes were being counted in Philadelphia on Thursday, falsely claiming D
Canadian cannabis, psychedelics industries cheer state measures in U.S. election

Canadian cannabis, psychedelics industries cheer state measures in U.S. election

TORONTO — Canadian cannabis and psychedelics companies that have been eyeing the U.S. market have a few new reasons to celebrate. Through U.S.
European Commission delays decision on Air Canada purchase of Transat until January

European Commission delays decision on Air Canada purchase of Transat until January

MONTREAL — European regulatory authorities are delaying their decision on approving the proposed purchase of Transat A.T. by Air Canada until early next year. The European Commission says it will decide by Jan.
Telus ends week with $1.2 billion deal, plans to spin off international division

Telus ends week with $1.2 billion deal, plans to spin off international division

TORONTO — Telus Corp. on Friday announced a $1.2-billion acquisition that fits plans for converting its international division into a public company. Lionbridge AI of Waltham, Mass.