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Flood-hit Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes

Flood-hit Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes

VENICE, Italy — One of only four oar makers for Venice’s famed gondoliers, Paolo Brandolisio wades through his ground-floor workshop for the third time in a week of record-breaking floods, despairing of any help from national or local institutions.
Campus under siege as Hong Kong police battle protesters

Campus under siege as Hong Kong police battle protesters

HONG KONG — Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city.
Western Forest Products negotiations break down with striking workers

Western Forest Products negotiations break down with striking workers

VANCOUVER — Western Forest Products Inc. says negotiations with the United Steelworkers union in a long-running coastal B.C. strike ended without resolution on the weekend.

Great Panther reports second mining fatality in less than two weeks

Vancouver-based Great Panther Mining Ltd. says an employee was killed late Sunday at the processing plant of its Coricancha Mine complex in Peru.
TSX snaps 11-day winning streak while U.S. stock market hit new highs

TSX snaps 11-day winning streak while U.S. stock market hit new highs

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index snapped an 11-day winning streak Monday while U.S. stock markets inched up to new highs. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 3.36 points from its record high to close at 17,025.
Aimia to overhaul board in deal with shareholders amid uncertain future

Aimia to overhaul board in deal with shareholders amid uncertain future

MONTREAL — Aimia Inc. has reached a deal with a group of dissident shareholders to overhaul its board of directors, ending a drawn-out fight over control of the company.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,025.11, down 3.36 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 59 cents, or 16.43 per cent, to $3.00 on 28.
Ontario tribunal upholds Toronto rules on short-term rentals like Airbnb

Ontario tribunal upholds Toronto rules on short-term rentals like Airbnb

TORONTO — An Ontario tribunal has upheld rules passed by the City of Toronto on short-term rentals like Airbnb.
Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger than thought

BISMARCK, N.D. — A crude oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has turned out to have affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported, a state regulator said Monday.
Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid WH attacks on Fed

Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid WH attacks on Fed

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump summoned Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to the White House on Monday to discuss the economy and interest rates — issues on which Trump has repeatedly attacked the Fed.