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Canada has fifth biggest AI workforce, but still lacks diversity: study

Canada has fifth biggest AI workforce, but still lacks diversity: study

TORONTO — Canada has the globe's fifth largest artificial intelligence workforce, but is still far from closing the gender gap in the sector, according to new rankings from the World Economic Forum.
Steel, aluminum tariffs affecting one-third of Canadian exporters: poll

Steel, aluminum tariffs affecting one-third of Canadian exporters: poll

OTTAWA — Export Development Canada says roughly one-third of Canadian exporters surveyed for the agency said they were negatively impacted by ongoing steel and aluminum tariffs that are affecting Canada-U.S. trade.

Miniso Canada reaches preliminary deal after court case threatened operations

TORONTO — Miniso Canada says it has reached a preliminary agreement with Miniso Guangzhou LLC in a case that has threatened to force the Chinese discount retailer's Canadian operations into bankruptcy.

CBS denies former CEO Les Moonves $120 million severance

NEW YORK — CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was unco-operative with an investigation into sexual misconduct alle
Hydro One, Avista say Washington State regulator erred; request rehearing

Hydro One, Avista say Washington State regulator erred; request rehearing

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. and Avista Corp. have formally requested that the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission reconsider its order denying approval of the $6.7-billion takeover of the U.S.-based energy utility.
Consumer group not satisfied by CRTC's decision on lower-priced data-only plans

Consumer group not satisfied by CRTC's decision on lower-priced data-only plans

TORONTO — The country's three national wireless carriers have agreed to offer "broad range" data-only plans through their second- and third-tier brands, including $30-per-month plans with more megabytes than previously suggested, the Canadian Radio-t
TSX sets new two-year low as price of oil falls to lowest level since fall 2017

TSX sets new two-year low as price of oil falls to lowest level since fall 2017

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index opened the week by reaching the lowest point in more than two years Monday as the influential energy sector was hurt by the price of oil dropping to its lowest level since the fall of 2017.
'Recall fatigue' may prompt Canadians to avoid serving some foods over holidays

'Recall fatigue' may prompt Canadians to avoid serving some foods over holidays

VANCOUVER — A string of high-profile produce recalls may lead to shortages of the most recent culprits ahead of the holidays.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,362.65, down 232.42 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 43 cents, or 5.48 per cent, to $7.41 on 12.5 million shares.
Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation. Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.