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Judge OKs class action by former BlackBerry employees claiming severance pay

Judge OKs class action by former BlackBerry employees claiming severance pay

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has cleared the way for a class action on behalf of about 300 former employees of BlackBerry Ltd. who are seeking severance or termination pay from the technology company.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,297.46, down 49.20 points ). Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX:TRQ). Materials. Up four cents, or 2.63 per cent, to $1.56 on 58.
TC Energy selling stake in Northern Courier pipeline to AIMCo for $1.15 billion

TC Energy selling stake in Northern Courier pipeline to AIMCo for $1.15 billion

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. has signed a deal to sell an 85 per cent stake in its Northern Courier Pipeline to Alberta Investment Management Corp. for roughly $1.15 billion.
Husky Energy chops $1.7B from 5-year plan, sets sights on investor returns

Husky Energy chops $1.7B from 5-year plan, sets sights on investor returns

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc.

Public Utilities Board of Manitoba reins in Crown utility's rate request

WINNIPEG — The Public Utilities Board has denied Manitoba Hydro’s request to increase rates by 3.5 per cent. The board has instead approved a 2.5 per cent raise in the Crown corporation's electricity rates effective Saturday.

ESPN+ streaming service to broadcast Copa America

BRISTOL, Conn. — The ESPN+ streaming service has obtained U.S. English-language television rights for the Copa America, South America's soccer championship. ESPN, part of The Walt Disney Co., said Tuesday all 26 matches will be streamed.

Walmart hires former Google, Amazon exec for new tech role

NEW YORK — Walmart has hired a tech veteran whose resume includes stints at Amazon, Microsoft and Google for a newly elevated position of chief technology officer and chief development officer.

Beyond Meat opens first production plant outside US

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat is opening its first production facility outside the U.S. The El Segundo, California-based company is partnering with Dutch meat producer Zandbergen World's Finest Meat.
Canadian firms targeted with increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques

Canadian firms targeted with increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques

TORONTO — Fraudsters have become creative in disguising email that contains dangerous links and attachments and Canadian firms may be falling for the scams more often than those in other countries.
Scotiabank Q2 net income up from year ago, but falls short of expectations

Scotiabank Q2 net income up from year ago, but falls short of expectations

TORONTO — The Bank of Nova Scotia's second-quarter profits rose slightly on strong contributions from its international business, but still fell short of analyst expectations as its provisions for loan losses surged in connection with a wave of acqui