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Trump comments about Meng a 'salvo' in trade war with China, her lawyer says

Trump comments about Meng a 'salvo' in trade war with China, her lawyer says

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou accused former U.S. president Donald Trump of co-opting her extradition proceedings in an effort to use her as leverage in trade negotiations with China.
Review: In 'Truffle Hunters,' an enchanting but beset world

Review: In 'Truffle Hunters,' an enchanting but beset world

You've got to love a movie that credits its dogs before it does its executive producers.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,320.67, down 100.93 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 14 cents, or 0.54 per cent, to $26.25 on 17 million shares.
Investor frenzy accelerates Canada stock market activity in February, TMX reports

Investor frenzy accelerates Canada stock market activity in February, TMX reports

TORONTO — Canadian stock market activity soared in February as an investor frenzy for stocks such as BlackBerry Ltd.'s was accelerated by surplus cash from COVID-19 lockdowns.
EU, Britain clash again in latest post-Brexit spat

EU, Britain clash again in latest post-Brexit spat

BRUSSELS — The European Union said Wednesday that Britain's “unilateral action" on trade rules will breach international law and is threatening legal action as post-Brexit tensions continue to escalate between the two sides.
Waterous Energy Fund declares victory in Osum Oil Sands takeover bid

Waterous Energy Fund declares victory in Osum Oil Sands takeover bid

CALGARY — Waterous Energy Fund says it has prevailed in its takeover of private junior oilsands producer Osum Oil Sands Corp. It says a total of 45.
North American stock markets fall as technology takes hit from higher bond yields

North American stock markets fall as technology takes hit from higher bond yields

TORONTO — North American stock markets lost some ground midweek as the technology and materials sectors took hits from rising bond yields. The 10-year U.S. treasury yield rose to 1.48 per cent from 1.4 per cent.
February auto sales down from year ago due to lockdowns, supply chain disruptions

February auto sales down from year ago due to lockdowns, supply chain disruptions

TORONTO — Canadian auto sales in February were down nearly 10 per cent compared with February 2020, the last full month before the lockdowns began due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

Canadian libraries reassess Dr. Seuss books pulled from publication for racist images

Canadian librarians and educators are reassessing several Dr. Seuss titles that are being pulled from publication because of racist and insensitive imagery. On Tuesday, Dr.

Legal challenge to Quebec common-law rules seeks equal rights for unmarried spouses

MONTREAL — A well-known Quebec lawyer says she's mounting a legal challenge to provincial laws that don't grant common-law spouses the same rights as married couples in the event of a breakup.