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Offshore oil and gas regulator lays charges against Cenovus Energy for 2018 spill

Offshore oil and gas regulator lays charges against Cenovus Energy for 2018 spill

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Canada's offshore oil and gas regulator has laid three charges against a Cenovus Energy Inc. subsidiary stemming from a huge oil spill off the coast of Newfoundland in 2018.
Newfoundland and Labrador says soft drink tax coming in 2022 will be Canada's first

Newfoundland and Labrador says soft drink tax coming in 2022 will be Canada's first

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — In an effort to boost health outcomes in an ailing province, the Newfoundland and Labrador government unveiled details Tuesday of what it says will be the country's first tax specifically targeting sugary drinks.
Ontario registry allowing businesses, non-profits to make filings online goes live

Ontario registry allowing businesses, non-profits to make filings online goes live

TORONTO — Ontario businesses and not-for-profit organizations can access more government services online starting Tuesday.
Flair Airlines expands fleet, adds 14 new routes in Canada and U.S.

Flair Airlines expands fleet, adds 14 new routes in Canada and U.S.

CALGARY — As Canada's major airlines focus on COVID-19 recovery, an Edmonton-based discount carrier is embarking on an aggressive expansive plan.
As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in

As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in

NEW YORK (AP) — Love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they’re becoming more mainstream by the day. Cryptocurrencies have surged so much that their total value has reached nearly $2.
S&P/TSX composite climbs to top 21,000 for the first time, U.S. markets also up

S&P/TSX composite climbs to top 21,000 for the first time, U.S. markets also up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was in record territory as it topped 21,000 for the first time, as gains in the technology sector helped boost it higher, while U.S. stock markets also rose. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 70.
Looking to monetize your YouTube account? Find your niche, experts say

Looking to monetize your YouTube account? Find your niche, experts say

TORONTO — Gabi Soares was working as a hair stylist and makeup artist when a client suggested they’d be able to make some money together by partnering on a beauty YouTube channel. The 35-year-old Waterloo, Ont.

UK music streaming faces scrutiny from competition watchdog

LONDON (AP) — Regulators are stepping up scrutiny of the United Kingdom's music streaming market to see whether there is enough competition after lawmakers outlined concerns that major online platforms like Spotify may be too dominant. The U.K.
Toymaker Spin Master creates $100M venture capital fund for early-stage companies

Toymaker Spin Master creates $100M venture capital fund for early-stage companies

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. is investing $100 million to create Spin Master Ventures to help fund early-stage companies.
Sleep Country Canada Holdings signs deal to buy Hush Blankets

Sleep Country Canada Holdings signs deal to buy Hush Blankets

TORONTO — Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. has signed a deal to buy Hush Blankets, a direct-to-consumer seller of weighted blankets, pillows, sheets and bed-in-a-box mattresses.