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Alberta bill proposes agency to help Indigenous groups invest in energy projects

Alberta bill proposes agency to help Indigenous groups invest in energy projects

EDMONTON — Alberta is moving to set up a new Crown corporation to help Indigenous groups invest in major natural resource projects.
North American stock markets fall on increased pessimism about U.S.-China trade

North American stock markets fall on increased pessimism about U.S.-China trade

TORONTO — U.S. blacklisting of some Chinese artificial intelligence companies raised investor pessimism ahead of trade talks this week and pushed North American stocks lower.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,293.95, down 1 27.80 points.) Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 39 cents, or 6.49 per cent, to $5.62 on 6.8 million shares.
Parent of Toys R Us teams up with Target to power online biz

Parent of Toys R Us teams up with Target to power online biz

NEW YORK — The parent company of Toys R Us is turning to a key rival to restart its e-commerce business ahead of the holiday shopping season. Tru Kids Brands is teaming up with discounter Target Corp. to relaunch Toysrus.
Allbirds, a shoe brand born online, to double stores

Allbirds, a shoe brand born online, to double stores

NEW YORK — Online shoe brand Allbirds plans to more than double its store count next year, hoping to reach shoppers who want to touch and try on its wool shoes.

Union reaches deal for 180 workers at Transforce subsidiary Dynamex Couriers

TORONTO — The union representing workers at Transforce subsidiary Dynamex Couriers has reached a tentative agreement with the company, avoiding a possible strike. Details of the agreement were not immediately available.
Widow of QuadrigaCX founder to hand over most assets in settlement

Widow of QuadrigaCX founder to hand over most assets in settlement

TORONTO — The widow of the founder of QuadrigaCX has agreed to hand over most of her assets in a settlement reached as part of bankruptcy proceedings for the now defunct cryptocurrency exchange.
IMF chief: trade conflicts fuel synchronized global slowdown

IMF chief: trade conflicts fuel synchronized global slowdown

WASHINGTON — The new head of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that the world economy is in the grips of a "synchronized global slowdown" that will result in slower growth for 90% of the world this year.
Aleafia to cancel supply deal with Aphria, citing failure to meet obligations

Aleafia to cancel supply deal with Aphria, citing failure to meet obligations

TORONTO — Cannabis company Aleafia Health Inc. is moving to terminate its wholesale pot supply agreement with Aphria Inc., citing the Leamington, Ont.-based pot producer's "failure to meet its supply obligations.
Pace of Canadian housing starts slowed in September but less than expected

Pace of Canadian housing starts slowed in September but less than expected

OTTAWA — The pace of Canadian housing starts slowed in September compared with August, but still came in better than expected. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Tuesday the seasonally adjusted annual rate fell 2.