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Suncor agrees to begin operating Syncrude by end of next year

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it has agreed to become the operator of the Syncrude project by the end of 2021, as long as each of the joint venture's owners grants formal approval. Suncor owns a 58.
China launches mission to bring back material from moon

China launches mission to bring back material from moon

WENCHANG, China — China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,094.53, up 75.43 points) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.75, or 8.68 per cent, at $21.92 on 19.79 million shares.
GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with Trump

GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with Trump

DETROIT — General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California's right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president's term nears its close.
Obsidian Energy shareholders approve stock issuance in pursuit of Bonterra takeover

Obsidian Energy shareholders approve stock issuance in pursuit of Bonterra takeover

CALGARY — Obsidian Energy Ltd. says shareholders have voted to approve its proposal to issue up to 72.3 million shares to buy Bonterra Energy Corp. in a hostile takeover. The Calgary-based oil and gas producer says 91.
Tourists few, NY gift shops struggle but don't lose (heart)

Tourists few, NY gift shops struggle but don't lose (heart)

NEW YORK — In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still (heart) New York. But the proprietors wonder when their customers will, again.
Quebec judge orders Hudson's Bay to pay rent to landlords at multiple shopping malls

Quebec judge orders Hudson's Bay to pay rent to landlords at multiple shopping malls

A Quebec judge has ordered Hudson's Bay Co. to pay rent at several of its department stores in the province, saying the retailer cannot take the law into its own hands.
North American stock markets rise as vaccine news boosts energy sector

North American stock markets rise as vaccine news boosts energy sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose alongside U.S. markets as news about another COVID-19 vaccine boosted investors' outlook for the economy and oil demand.
GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

DETROIT — General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The announcement came Monday after the U.S.
Loblaw expands launch of PC Health app, offering access to nurses, dietitians

Loblaw expands launch of PC Health app, offering access to nurses, dietitians

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Loblaw Companies Ltd.