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Wynn Resorts fined $20 million over sex allegations

Wynn Resorts fined $20 million over sex allegations

LAS VEGAS — Casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago.
CRTC must prioritize affordability in regulatory decisions: telecom minister

CRTC must prioritize affordability in regulatory decisions: telecom minister

OTTAWA — The Canadian government signalled a shift in telecommunications policy on Tuesday, saying the industry's regulator will be required to consider affordability as a high priority when it makes future regulatory decisions.
US housing starts plummeted 11.2 per cent in December

US housing starts plummeted 11.2 per cent in December

WASHINGTON — The number of homes being built in December plunged to the lowest level in more than two years, a possible sign that developers are anticipating fewer new houses to be sold this year.
Hudson's Bay president Alison Coville to step down effective Mar. 1

Hudson's Bay president Alison Coville to step down effective Mar. 1

TORONTO — Alison Coville, the president of iconic retailer Hudson's Bay, is stepping down. Hudson's Bay Co., its Toronto-based parent company which also owns Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord and Taylor stores, did not give a reason for Coville's departure.
Fed's Powell predicts solid but slower growth in 2019

Fed's Powell predicts solid but slower growth in 2019

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Tuesday the U.S. economy should keep expanding at a solid, though somewhat slower pace this year.

'Chicago' dramas do big business for NBC

NEW YORK — Producer Dick Wolf's factory of "Chicago" dramas is becoming increasingly important for NBC.
George Weston reports fourth-quarter profit and sales up from year ago

George Weston reports fourth-quarter profit and sales up from year ago

George Weston Ltd. reported higher sales and profit in its most recent quarter, as it says its bakery business has started to stabilize amid a multi-year transformation plan.
North American stock markets finish flat in absence of big geopolitical news

North American stock markets finish flat in absence of big geopolitical news

TORONTO — North American markets were in search of direction Tuesday as Congressional testimony by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman failed to ignite much trading reaction.
Legal experts: Musk conduct unlikely to bring harsh penalty

Legal experts: Musk conduct unlikely to bring harsh penalty

DETROIT — For about four months, Elon Musk behaved, adhering to the terms of a court settlement that required his prolific posts on Twitter to be approved by a lawyer if there were a chance they could mislead investors. Then came 13 words on Feb.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,067.91, up 10.88 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 61 cents, or 6.36 per cent, to $10.20 on 17.7 million shares.