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Apollo raises offer for Great Canadian Gaming, winning over key shareholders

Apollo raises offer for Great Canadian Gaming, winning over key shareholders

New York-based hedge fund Apollo Global Management has won over key investors in its bid to take Great Canadian Gaming Corp. private, after raising its offer to $45 per share. The new price represents a 15.
‘Wonder Woman 1984’ grabs $38.5 million overseas

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ grabs $38.5 million overseas

The superhero sequel “Wonder Woman 1984” has earned an estimated $38.5 million in ticket sales from international theatres , Warner Bros. said Sunday.
Bombardier Transportation signs $721M deal with TransLink for 205 new SkyTrain cars

Bombardier Transportation signs $721M deal with TransLink for 205 new SkyTrain cars

VANCOUVER — Bombardier Transportation says it has signed a deal with TransLink to build 205 new rail cars for Vancouver's SkyTrain network. The contract is valued at $721 million and includes options for up to an additional 400 rail cars.
McDonald's sells 'Spam burger' with cookie crumbs in China

McDonald's sells 'Spam burger' with cookie crumbs in China

BEIJING — McDonald’s is selling a sandwich made of Spam topped with crushed Oreo cookies Monday in China in an attention-grabbing move that has raised eyebrows.
EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears

EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears

BRUSSELS — With yet another Brexit deadline disappearing in the rearview mirror, a breakthrough on fishing rights remained elusive for the European Union and Britain on Sunday — leaving both without a trade agreement that would dull the cutting edge
Observers see rays of hope for 2021 in Canada's gloomy oil and gas sector

Observers see rays of hope for 2021 in Canada's gloomy oil and gas sector

CALGARY — The sombre mood that has gripped the Calgary-based oilpatch for several years is starting to show flickers of hope, with more financially secure companies making moves to grow in 2021.
Asia Today: Outbreak grows in Sydney’s beach suburbs

Asia Today: Outbreak grows in Sydney’s beach suburbs

SYDNEY, Australia — The outbreak in Sydney’s northern beach suburbs has grown to 70 cases with an additional 30 in the last 24 hours, and authorities say they may never be able to trace the source.
Asia Today: Sydney beach suburbs in lockdown as cases rise

Asia Today: Sydney beach suburbs in lockdown as cases rise

SYDNEY, Australia — Sydney’s northern beaches will enter a lockdown similar to the one imposed during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March as a cluster of cases in the area increased to 41.

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 (17,534.63, down 118.31 points.) Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. (TSX:SBB). Materials. Down 16 cents, or 5.25 per cent, to $2.89 on 22.
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations want consultation on COVID casino closures

Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations want consultation on COVID casino closures

REGINA — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations is calling on the Saskatchewan government to consult with First Nations before shutting down casinos, which it says wasn't done before this weekend.