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California governor rejects $13.5 billion PG&E settlement

California governor rejects $13.5 billion PG&E settlement

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a $13.

OSC rejects call to block HBC bid, but says circular needs to be amended

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission has rejected a request by a minority shareholder to block a privatization bid for Hudson's Bay Co.
How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot

How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot

WASHINGTON — The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones. U.S. farmers can sell more soybeans and pork to China.

Bentley to restructure by closing 88 stores and shedding hundreds of jobs

MONTREAL — Baggage retailer Bentley says it has secured the backing of lenders and key stakeholders to exit creditor protection while shutting more than one-third of its stores and shedding hundreds of employees.
TSX ends week higher as crude oil rises on trade truce between U.S. and China

TSX ends week higher as crude oil rises on trade truce between U.S. and China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index capped the week with an upswing Friday as crude oil prices hit their highest level in nearly three months after a partial trade truce between the world's two largest economies.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,003.13, up 56.23 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up three cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $3.
Teamsters say CN transferring workers across country twice in one year

Teamsters say CN transferring workers across country twice in one year

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. is transferring some rail traffic control positions to Edmonton from Montreal, prompting a backlash from the Teamsters union as talks to ratify a post-strike collective agreement continue.
UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfil his plan to take the U.K.
Samsung signs its first Canadian telecom equipment deal with Quebecor's Videotron

Samsung signs its first Canadian telecom equipment deal with Quebecor's Videotron

MONTREAL — Samsung Electronics has made a first step into Canada's telecommunications infrastructure market with a deal to supply equipment for Videotron's wireless network in the province of Quebec and the Ottawa region of Ontario.
Holiday shopping off to slow start, US retail sales up 0.2%

Holiday shopping off to slow start, US retail sales up 0.2%

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose at a modest pace in November as the holiday shopping season appeared to have a slow start. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in November, down from 0.