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West Fraser Timber records Q3 loss of $45 million on lower lumber production

West Fraser Timber records Q3 loss of $45 million on lower lumber production

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. is reporting a third-quarter loss as higher production from its U.S. south division failed to make up for reduced output in Canada.
$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

CLEVELAND — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the terrible toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal trial over the crisis.
Loonie moves higher on election day in possible signal of Liberal minority

Loonie moves higher on election day in possible signal of Liberal minority

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher on election day with an appreciation in the loonie possibly signalling a Liberal minority government, says a markets analyst.
Lightspeed POS Inc. to buy Australia-based Kounta Holdings for up to US$61 million

Lightspeed POS Inc. to buy Australia-based Kounta Holdings for up to US$61 million

MONTREAL — Lightspeed POS Inc. says it has reached deal valued at a roughly US$61.4-million to buy Kounta Holdings Pty. Ltd., an Australia-based technology company that focuses on point-of-sale services.
Sweetened bid for HBC by Baker-led shareholder group gets board approval

Sweetened bid for HBC by Baker-led shareholder group gets board approval

The Hudson's Bay Co. board agreed Monday to a sweetened privatization offer that values the retailer at about $1.9 billion, but the deal will require support from minority shareholders if it is to be accepted.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,418.45, up 41.33 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down one cent, or 0.21 per cent, to $4.80 on 5.
2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

ORLANDO, Fla. — There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park.
Energy regulator says crude-by-rail shipments fell to 310,000 bpd in August

Energy regulator says crude-by-rail shipments fell to 310,000 bpd in August

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator says exports of crude oil by rail from Canada fell slightly in August to 310,000 barrels per day from 313,000 bpd in July.
Barrick Gold stock down despite deal to settle long-running Tanzania dispute

Barrick Gold stock down despite deal to settle long-running Tanzania dispute

Barrick Gold Corp. announced a deal with the government of Tanzania that will see the gold miner pay US$300 million to settle all outstanding tax and other disputes over its mines in the African country.
Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central bank chief

Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central bank chief

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian officials on Monday lashed out at a comedy show that targeted the former central bank chief by joking about a recent arson attack on her home.