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Rogers vows to keep Cogeco in Quebec as part of takeover proposal

Rogers vows to keep Cogeco in Quebec as part of takeover proposal

MONTREAL — Rogers Communications Inc. sought Friday to reassure Quebecers over its attempt to buy the Canadian assets of Montreal-based Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,218.01, down 230.88 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 43 cents, or 2.08 per cent, to $20.24 on 21.5 million shares.
North American stock markets plunge again led by continuing tech selloff

North American stock markets plunge again led by continuing tech selloff

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rallied to end the trading week but still posted its largest two-day decline in nearly three months led by a continuing selloff of the technology sector.
Stocks claw back some of their losses in another rocky day

Stocks claw back some of their losses in another rocky day

The stock market ended a second straight day of turbulent trading with more losses Friday, but managed to recoup some lost ground by the end of the day.
Record high lumber, panel prices drive Alberta stumpage fees to new heights

Record high lumber, panel prices drive Alberta stumpage fees to new heights

CALGARY — Record high prices for lumber and construction panelling are creating a resource revenue boost for the coffers of the Alberta government, partly making up for huge declines in oil and gas returns.
US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows

US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows

WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a still-high 8.
Two passengers fined $1,000 each after refusing to wear masks on WestJet flights

Two passengers fined $1,000 each after refusing to wear masks on WestJet flights

OTTAWA — Transport Canada has fined two airline passengers for refusing to wear face masks on board. The department says the travellers were fined $1,000 each after ignoring repeated directions from cabin crew to put on their face coverings.
Canopy Growth lays off more workers, won't say how many impacted by cuts

Canopy Growth lays off more workers, won't say how many impacted by cuts

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. is laying off another round of workers as the cannabis company continues to restructure. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Virgin Atlantic completes rescue plan; 1,150 jobs lost

Virgin Atlantic completes rescue plan; 1,150 jobs lost

LONDON — Virgin Atlantic completed its 1.2 billion-pound ($1.6 billion) restructuring plan and cut 1,150 jobs Friday as the airline sought to rebuild following the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unifor to announce Detroit 3 pattern agreement target on Tuesday

Unifor to announce Detroit 3 pattern agreement target on Tuesday

TORONTO — Unifor says it will announce on Tuesday the Detroit Three automaker it will target to establish the pattern agreement in its contract talks.