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Nearly every Alaskan will get $1,606 oil check

Nearly every Alaskan will get $1,606 oil check

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Gov. Mike Dunleavy's administration announced Friday that nearly every Alaskan will receive $1,606 in this year's oil wealth check and reminded people that it could have been much bigger.

Canada Energy Regulator tells Enbridge to suspend open season on pipeline system

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator has ordered Enbridge Inc. to suspend its open season for service on its Canadian Mainline oil pipeline system. The regulator said Friday it came to the decision after reviewing letters from more than 30 parties.
Documents: Ex-GOP chair for North Carolina to plead guilty

Documents: Ex-GOP chair for North Carolina to plead guilty

RALEIGH, N.C. — A former North Carolina GOP chairman will admit in court that he lied to federal agents conducting a bribery investigation of a major political donor, according to court documents filed Friday.

Wells Fargo hires New York Mellon's Scharf as its new CEO

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo named its third CEO in as many years as it attempts to move on from a series of scandals. The bank said Friday that Charles Scharf, chief executive of the Bank of New York Mellon, will take over for C.
North American markets fall on threats to Chinese and U.S. investments

North American markets fall on threats to Chinese and U.S. investments

TORONTO — North American stock markets sustained losses to end a poor week as uncertainty over the trade war resurfaced with American government threats to investments in the U.S. and China. The movement followed reports that the U.S.
Alberta premier says restraint coming, but no Klein-era budget cuts

Alberta premier says restraint coming, but no Klein-era budget cuts

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there will be spending restraint in the upcoming budget but it won't resemble the fiscal bloodletting of the early 1990s. "This does not have to be 1993.
Ontario considering alternative to pot wholesale model: sources

Ontario considering alternative to pot wholesale model: sources

TORONTO — Ontario is considering alternative cannabis distribution models and intends to launch a consultation process in the coming weeks, according to sources familiar with the matter. This comes after the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,694.27, down 96.13 points). The Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Financials. Up 11 cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $76.25 on 6.

Court dismisses legal challenge to Ontario's pot shop lottery

An Ontario court has dismissed a legal challenge filed by 11 people who were disqualified from applying to open a cannabis retail store in the province.
Climate strikers naive but have right to protest, say energy sector leaders

Climate strikers naive but have right to protest, say energy sector leaders

BANFF, Alta. — Oil and gas industry insiders say demands by organizers of Friday's Global Climate Strike to transition swiftly away from fossil fuels to 100 per cent renewable energy are naive and unrealistic.