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PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric was charged Friday with manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, prosecutors said.
NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the nation's most aggressive COVID-19 vaccine mandates are scheduled to take effect Monday in New York amid continued resistance from some to the shots, leaving hospitals and nursing homes across the state and schools in New Y
Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect

Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect

With the introduction of every new pandemic measure, The Hearty Hooligan restaurant in Hamilton has faced fake one-star reviews, online harassment, and disruptions at their location.
Hudson's Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

Hudson's Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

Hudson's Bay Co. is wading into the booming resale marketplace through a partnership with Canadian startup Rebelstork Corp. as shoppers increasingly turn to second-hand e-commerce platforms in search of cheaper and greener goods.
New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose modestly in August as rising prices continue to sideline potential buyers. Sales of new homes last month rose 1.
Transcontinental CEO François Olivier to retire, Peter Brues named successor

Transcontinental CEO François Olivier to retire, Peter Brues named successor

MONTREAL — Transcontinental Inc. says chief executive François Olivier will retire in December after 28 years with the company, including 13 years as CEO.
CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

CDC endorses COVID booster for millions of older Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19. CDC Director Dr.

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 (20,461.93, up 60.44 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 14 cents, or 7.37 per cent, to $2.04 on 22.7 million shares.
Fed's positive economic outlook moves S&P/TSX composite higher for third straight day

Fed's positive economic outlook moves S&P/TSX composite higher for third straight day

TORONTO — A positive economic and employment outlook by the U.S. Federal Reserve propelled North American stock markets higher for a third straight day and pared losses in the choppy month of September.
Another rally on Wall Street erases losses for the week

Another rally on Wall Street erases losses for the week

Stocks rose broadly for a second day in a row on Wall Street Thursday, reversing the market’s losses for the week just three days after the S&P 500 had its biggest skid since May. The S&P 500 added 1.