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'Dune' ditches 2020, while AMC commits to staying open

'Dune' ditches 2020, while AMC commits to staying open

The 2020 theatrical release calendar is getting even slimmer in the wake of the announcement that Regal cinemas are temporarily closing, although AMC, North America's largest theatre chain, says it will remain open. Warner Bros.
Uncertainty over future of refinery raises spectre of propane shortages in N.L.

Uncertainty over future of refinery raises spectre of propane shortages in N.L.

The possible closure of Newfoundland’s only oil refinery is raising fears about a propane shortage that threatens thousands of residential, commercial and industrial users, including most restaurants in the province.
Facebook says it will ban groups that openly support QAnon

Facebook says it will ban groups that openly support QAnon

OAKLAND, Calif.
Fed's Powell: Lack of further stimulus imperils recovery

Fed's Powell: Lack of further stimulus imperils recovery

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Tuesday that a tentative recovery from the pandemic recession could falter unless the federal government supplies additional economic support.

Wisconsin governor restricts public indoor gatherings

MADISON, Wis. — Gov.
B.C. NDP pledges additional $3 billion a year to build schools, hospitals in platform

B.C. NDP pledges additional $3 billion a year to build schools, hospitals in platform

VANCOUVER — The New Democrats are promising a one-time $1,000 COVID-19 recovery benefit for families and $500 for individuals as part of an election platform in British Columbia that largely banks on voters wishing to stay the course.
North American stock markets plunge after Trump calls off stimulus talks

North American stock markets plunge after Trump calls off stimulus talks

TORONTO — North American stock markets sank after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the plug on fiscal stimulus negotiations until after next month's election.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,236.13, down 174.06 points.) Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Financials. Up 15 cents, or 0.27 per cent, to $55.95 on 14.

Newcrest Mining to list shares on Toronto exchange as Americas investments multiply

TORONTO — Australian miner Newcrest Mining Ltd. says it has conditional approval to list its shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange, a move designed to increase its exposure to North American investors.
Town thrown into uncertainty as union braces for layoffs at Newfoundland refinery

Town thrown into uncertainty as union braces for layoffs at Newfoundland refinery

COME BY CHANCE, N.L. — At the Kwik-Way convenience store in Arnold’s Cove, N.L., Holly Hapgood has to turn her head away to hide the tears as she talks about news of impending layoffs and possible closure at the nearby oil refinery in Come by Chance.