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EU proposes ban on flavored heated tobacco products

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive branch proposed Wednesday a ban on the sale of flavored heated tobacco products, including some vaping items, as part of its plan to fight cancer.
Corporate sponsorships a powerful tool in advancing social change: Experts

Corporate sponsorships a powerful tool in advancing social change: Experts

Scotiabank's move to pause its sponsorship of Hockey Canada until the organization takes steps to "improve the culture" within the sport is the latest example of the growing trend among big corporations using their heft to advance social change, expe
FTC sues Walmart for scammers' use of money transfer unit

FTC sues Walmart for scammers' use of money transfer unit

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it has sued Walmart for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists who stole “hundreds of millions of dollars" from customers.
Companies pause Hockey Canada sponsorships in wake of sex assault allegations

Companies pause Hockey Canada sponsorships in wake of sex assault allegations

Some major corporations are putting their Hockey Canada sponsorships on ice. Scotiabank said Tuesday the pause will last until it's confident the right steps are taken to improve the culture within the sport
Official: Upgrades urged at Amtrak crash site, but no action

Official: Upgrades urged at Amtrak crash site, but no action

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Alimentation Couche-Tard takes US$56.2M charge for impairment of Russian assets

Alimentation Couche-Tard takes US$56.2M charge for impairment of Russian assets

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it took a US$56.2-million pre-tax charge for the impairment of its Russian subsidiaries.
Imperial, ExxonMobil Canada selling Alberta assets to Whitecap for $1.9 billion

Imperial, ExxonMobil Canada selling Alberta assets to Whitecap for $1.9 billion

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it and ExxonMobil Canada have entered into an agreement to sell the Montney and Duvernay oil and gas-producing areas of central Alberta to Whitecap Resources Inc. for $1.9 billion.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,222.74, down 35.58 points.) Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Energy. Up 10 cents, or four per cent, to $2.59 on 14.5 million shares.
Waning consumer confidence, Fed speeches move North American stock markets lower

Waning consumer confidence, Fed speeches move North American stock markets lower

TORONTO — Waning consumer confidence and Fed warnings about interest rate hikes pushed North American stock markets lower ahead of data Wednesday that could confirm the U.S. is in a technical recession.
Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

MADRID (AP) — Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, ending an impasse that had clouded a leaders’ summit opening in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades, triggered by the war in Ukraine.