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First Quantum says Q2 earnings drop 42 per cent to US$78 million

First Quantum says Q2 earnings drop 42 per cent to US$78 million

TORONTO — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. says its earnings dropped 42 per cent in the second quarter from last year even as its copper production reached a record high. The company, which reports in U.S.
Pfizer, Mylan strengthen ties, create new company

Pfizer, Mylan strengthen ties, create new company

Pfizer, the country's largest drugmaker, is creating a hybrid new drug company by combining its off-patent branded drug business with the generic pharmaceutical company Mylan.
French refinery outage slows second-quarter production for Vermilion Energy

French refinery outage slows second-quarter production for Vermilion Energy

CALGARY — Vermilion Energy Inc. says a refinery outage in France led to a second-quarter oil and gas production decline from the prior quarter, offset by gains in its operations in the United States and Australia.
Rogers Communications appoints Jordan Banks as new head of media division

Rogers Communications appoints Jordan Banks as new head of media division

TORONTO — Rogers Communications says Jordan Banks will take on the role of president of its Rogers Media division starting Sept. 9.
Thomson Reuters stock falls amid potential Refinitiv deal with London Stock Exchange

Thomson Reuters stock falls amid potential Refinitiv deal with London Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Shares of Thomson Reuters Inc. fell from last week's highs amid news that it may sell its stake in Refinitiv to the company that owns the London Stock Exchange.
TSX starts week lower ahead of Federal Reserve interest rate cut

TSX starts week lower ahead of Federal Reserve interest rate cut

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed lower to start a busy week with investors focused on an expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Juul opens store in Toronto amid outcry about rise of teen vaping

Juul opens store in Toronto amid outcry about rise of teen vaping

TORONTO — E-cigarette maker Juul is opening its first retail store in Canada amid mounting concern about the brand's role in the rise of teen vaping.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,492.17, down 38.87 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up eight cents, or 3.62 per cent, to $2.29 on 10.

B.C. First Nation buys 5 per cent stake in $2.5 billion clean-energy projects

VICTORIA — An Indigenous nation in northwest British Columbia says an investment in clean-energy projects worth more than $2.5 billion represents a historic move towards its economic independence.
Audit into Quebec securities watchdog clears it of wrongdoing in SNC probe

Audit into Quebec securities watchdog clears it of wrongdoing in SNC probe

MONTREAL — Quebec's securities regulator was cleared of conflict of interest allegations Monday following an independent audit in connection with the body's investigation of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.