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William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company.
Canadian Instacart workers to walk off job in bid to secure better working conditions

Canadian Instacart workers to walk off job in bid to secure better working conditions

Canadian and American Instacart workers plan to walk off the job this weekend in a bid to secure better pay and more benefits.
Aritzia beats expectations as Q2 profit nears $40 million on surging revenues

Aritzia beats expectations as Q2 profit nears $40 million on surging revenues

VANCOUVER — Aritzia Inc. beat expectations as its profits soared in its latest quarter on a 75 per cent increase in revenues. The Vancouver-based clothing retailer says it earned $39.8 million for the three months ended Aug.

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 (20,618.47, up 181.35 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 65 cents, or 0.76 per cent, to $85.

North Dakota oil executive pleads guilty in fraud scheme

BISMARCK, N.D.
Biden tries to tame inflation by having LA port open 24/7

Biden tries to tame inflation by having LA port open 24/7

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tried to reassure Americans on Wednesday that he can tame high inflation , announcing a deal to expand operations at the Port of Los Angeles as prices keep climbing and container ships wait to dock in a traffic j
Genetically modified P.E.I. salmon 'available for sale,' but maybe not in stores yet

Genetically modified P.E.I. salmon 'available for sale,' but maybe not in stores yet

HALIFAX — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says genetically modified salmon produced in Prince Edward Island is "available for sale" in Canada, but when and where consumers can purchase the food remains unclear.
Tech, materials sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite higher despite energy dip

Tech, materials sectors help lift S&P/TSX composite higher despite energy dip

TORONTO — A broad-based rally led by the technology and materials sectors helped to lift Canada's main stock index midweek even though a dip in crude oil prices pushed energy lower. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 181.35 points to 20,618.
Shortage of rig workers could slow Canadian oilpatch recovery, industry warns

Shortage of rig workers could slow Canadian oilpatch recovery, industry warns

CALGARY — As Canada's energy sector seeks to capitalize on high oil and gas prices and recover from a six-year downturn, a shortage of rig workers threatens to curtail the industry's growth.
U.S. businesses dependent on Canadian travellers welcome border news

U.S. businesses dependent on Canadian travellers welcome border news

TORONTO — Businesses on the U.S. side of the border are welcoming news that Canadians could soon be travelling south after the Biden administration said it would reopen land crossings in November.