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Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft

Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft

VANCOUVER — Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. is confirming a third death after an underground accident Monday at its Platreef mine development project in South Africa.
$1B supply bill passed in N.L. falls short of Liberal government's wishes

$1B supply bill passed in N.L. falls short of Liberal government's wishes

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Though it wasn't exactly what it had sought, the Newfoundland and Labrador government has succeeded in passing a bill to get through the coming months while awaiting an approved budget.
Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

GENEVA — World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five.
End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

LONDON — It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night part
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

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: CMHC report Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will release its third-quarter housing market assessment report on Monday.

Macmillan CEO forced out over 'direction' of company

NEW YORK — Macmillan's longtime CEO, John Sargent, will be leaving at the end of the year, forced out by what parent company Holtzbrinck Publishing Group is calling “a disagreement regarding the direction of Macmillan.

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 (16,246.72, down 48.94 points.) Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Down 2.5 cents, or 26.
North American stock markets fall over technology losses and U.S. stimulus concerns

North American stock markets fall over technology losses and U.S. stimulus concerns

TORONTO — North American stock markets fell Thursday on technology sector weakness and concerns about the likelihood of more U.S. stimulus and slowly falling jobless claims. The S&;P/TSX composite index closed down 48.94 points to 16,246.72.
One in four credit-cardholders couldn't make payments in May and June, survey says

One in four credit-cardholders couldn't make payments in May and June, survey says

TORONTO — Nearly one in four customers of the major credit-card companies were unable to make monthly payments this spring, according to a survey released on Thursday by J.D. Power. J.D.

Businessmen Rivett and Doman join Itasca board following Kenora sawmill purchase

VANCOUVER — Itasca Capital Ltd. says it will add businessmen Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to its board of directors to help pursue additional lumber investments after buying a Kenora sawmill and related assets for $11.5 million.