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Nygard to restructure and seek protection amid sex crime claims and lawsuits

Nygard to restructure and seek protection amid sex crime claims and lawsuits

After a string of sexual crime allegations and legal troubles that have ensnared its founder, The Nygard Group of Companies is facing its latest challenge: a corporate restructuring.
Consider what you need if you are thinking about taking on a side hustle

Consider what you need if you are thinking about taking on a side hustle

TORONTO — Sara McIntyre started her side business by accident. The Toronto-based law clerk had been making soaps in her spare time as a hobby.
Nova Scotia sends 'test' lobster shipment to China after month with no market

Nova Scotia sends 'test' lobster shipment to China after month with no market

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's lobster industry has taken a tentative step aimed at reopening its crucial export market in China.
Global markets pick up after plunge on virus, oil

Global markets pick up after plunge on virus, oil

BEIJING — Global stock markets rebounded Tuesday from record-setting declines after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would ask Congress for a tax cut and other measures to ease the pain of the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
Politics playing a big role as minority Tory government delivers N.B. budget

Politics playing a big role as minority Tory government delivers N.B. budget

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government tables its 2020-2021 provincial budget today, but the focus for most people will be more on the politics than the finances.
Thailand's CP Group buying Tesco's Thai, Malaysian stores

Thailand's CP Group buying Tesco's Thai, Malaysian stores

BANGKOK — British supermarket chain Tesco has agreed to a $10.6 billion deal to sell all its stores in Thailand and Malaysia to companies belonging to the CP Group, Thailand's biggest conglomerate.

Ontario company among seven warned by FDA over false coronavirus claims

An Ontario-based holistic clinic is among seven North American companies warned by U.S. regulators to stop selling products with false claims that they can treat the new coronavirus. The U.S.
Canadian banks separating trading staff amid novel coronavirus concerns

Canadian banks separating trading staff amid novel coronavirus concerns

TORONTO — Canada's biggest financial institutions are making sweeping changes to their trading operations to protect against a novel form of coronavirus, which one bank confirmed it has already faced in its workforce.
TSX sinks 10.3 per cent in worst day since 1987 on plunging oil prices

TSX sinks 10.3 per cent in worst day since 1987 on plunging oil prices

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its worst day in more than three decades, closing down 10.3 per cent Monday as a collapse in oil prices triggered a plunge in the energy sector and the loonie. The S&P/TSX composite index lost 1,660.
Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway' fight

Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway' fight

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court on Monday restored a jury verdict that found Led Zeppelin did not steal “Stairway to Heaven." The 9th U.S.