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Company set to build wastewater treatment plant decries contract cancellation

A company formerly contracted to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., calls the deal's cancellation "regrettable, unnecessary," and against the community's interests.
Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change an
‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.
Anger, abuse and racism: Restaurant workers struggle to enforce vaccine mandates

Anger, abuse and racism: Restaurant workers struggle to enforce vaccine mandates

HALIFAX — When a proof-of-vaccine policy was announced, Juliana Murphy knew it would be another burden she'd face at work.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: September housing starts: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is set to release housing starts figures for September on Monday.

B.C. regional district cancels wastewater treatment plant deal after delays

VANCOUVER — The head of the Metro Vancouver Regional District says it has lost confidence in the contractor hired to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., and has terminated its contract with the company.
El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes

BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying transactions for the cryptocurrency bitcoin.
Retail sales climb despite rising prices, supply issues

Retail sales climb despite rising prices, supply issues

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock in grocery aisles, car lots and restaurants as snarled global supply chains slow the flow of goods. Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,928.10, up 108.16 points.) Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Materials. Up 0.7 of a cent, or 3.41 per cent, to 22.8 cents on 12.

Stellantis to cut shift at Windsor auto assembly plant at loss of 1,800 jobs

WINDSOR, Ont. — Stellantis says it is cutting its Windsor Assembly Plant down to one shift next spring in a move that will mean about 1,800 lost jobs.