June 27th, 2019

Business

Suit: Generic drug makers used code to fix price increases

By Steve Leblanc, The Associated Press on June 24th, 2019

BOSTON – Representatives of some of the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers used code words to collude with competitors to divvy up market share and co-ordinate price increases according to a federal lawsuit. The code words were used in internal emails highlighted in the lawsuit filed last month by attorneys general from 43 states and ... Read More »

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Rogers Media cuts off-air jobs at Sportsnet in a ‘repositioning’ for the future

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

TORONTO – Rogers Media is cutting an unspecified number of off-air jobs across its Sportsnet organization after letting go of star broadcaster Bob McCown last week after 30 years as host of the afternoon program “Prime Time Sports.” A Sportsnet representative says the company isn’t saying publicly how many off-air people are affected by the ... Read More »

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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,523.47, down 1.96 points). RNC Minerals (TSX:RNX). Materials. Down three cents, or 4.23 per cent, to 68 cents, on 8.4 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 85 cents, or 4.13 per cent, to $21.41 on 7.2 million ... Read More »

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North American stock markets fairly flat amid geopolitical concerns

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

TORONTO – North American stock markets started the week flat as investors waited to signs from an upcoming trade meeting between the presidents of the U.S. and China. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 1.96 points to 16,523.47. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 8.41 points at 26,727.54. The S&P 500 ... Read More »

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NSLC to sell cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals before end of the year

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation will sell cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals when the products become legal later this year. Finance Minister Karen Casey says the government had great success with NSLC when they were asked to take on the retail for cannabis last year. “They’ve proven they could take on the cannabis ... Read More »

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Sidewalk releases grand vision for controversial Toronto development

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

TORONTO – Sidewalk Labs has released its vision for a substantial new development on Toronto’s eastern waterfront that is facing criticism for its ambition and overreach. The plan sets out what Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google parent-company Alphabet Inc., hopes will be a blueprint for urban development that will incorporate the latest concepts in ... Read More »

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Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a parked Air Canada aircraft with the lights turned off and crew gone. A friend recounted Tiffani Adams’s ordeal in a Facebook post, saying she fell asleep during a roughly 90 minute flight from Quebec City to Toronto and ... Read More »

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Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

By Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press on June 24th, 2019

NEW YORK – Craving a Slurpee from but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The company told The Associated Press that more than ... Read More »

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Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

By Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press on June 24th, 2019

NEW YORK – Craving a Slurpee from but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches. The company told The Associated Press that more than ... Read More »

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Materials sector helps boost Toronto stock market, loonie edges higher

By The Canadian Press on June 24th, 2019

TORONTO – Strength in the materials sector helped Canada’s main stock index edge higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 12.88 points at 16,538.31. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 36.17 points at 26,755.30. The S&P 500 index was up 0.59 of ... Read More »

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