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Washington Supreme Court OKs lesser version of carbon cap

Washington Supreme Court OKs lesser version of carbon cap

SEATTLE — The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated a severely limited version of Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to cap carbon pollution in the state, a decision the Democrat described as a “clarion call” that lawmakers must act on climate change.
Gap dumps plans to spin off Old Navy as a separate entity

Gap dumps plans to spin off Old Navy as a separate entity

NEW YORK — Gap Inc. says it no longer intends to spin off Old Navy as a separate public company.
Bombardier's future in question after debt-reduction options being considered

Bombardier's future in question after debt-reduction options being considered

The future of Bombardier Inc. is being called into question after the company said it was actively considering alternatives to reduce its staggering debt.
North American stock markets set record highs on positive economic data

North American stock markets set record highs on positive economic data

TORONTO — North American stock markets extended their record-setting streaks on reduced trade tensions and positive economic data on both sides of the border. Investor optimism continued to be stoked by Wednesday's signing of Phase 1 of a U.S.
NBC Peacock streamer to offer sneak peak of late-night TV

NBC Peacock streamer to offer sneak peak of late-night TV

NEW YORK — Paying subscribers of NBCUniversal's upcoming Peacock streaming service will get late-night shows from Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers a few hours before they're on TV.
Finance minister finds 'alignment' at pre-budget roundtable in Calgary

Finance minister finds 'alignment' at pre-budget roundtable in Calgary

CALGARY — There was "more alignment" than expected with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau at a pre-budget roundtable with the Business Council of Alberta on Thursday, according to the group's president.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,484.77, up 69.60 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 57 cents, or 31.84 per cent, to $1.22 on 60.
Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed his choice for new prime minister.
Cannabis edibles to go on sale digitally this morning via Ontario's online store

Cannabis edibles to go on sale digitally this morning via Ontario's online store

TORONTO — Ontario cannabis shoppers scooped up thousands of edibles and vape products within an hour of them going on sale for the first time on the Ontario Cannabis Store's website.

CSA issues guidance on when crypto trades may be outside securities laws

MONTREAL — Securities regulators in Canada have issued clarification around when a cryptocurrency trade may fall outside of securities laws as part of an evolving understanding of how rules apply to the relatively new asset class.