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Energy, pot stocks weigh on Toronto market, while loonie climbs higher

Energy, pot stocks weigh on Toronto market, while loonie climbs higher

Canada's main stock index closed in the red as a drop in crude prices pushed energy stocks lower, while U.S. stocks were mixed. The August crude contract fell $2.95 or 4.15 per cent to close at US$68.06 after U.S.
Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

MOSCOW — Russian media saw Monday's highly anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as a heartening step forward, with the Kremlin leader as the more prominent figure.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,494.73, down 66.39 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 56 cents, or 6.50 per cent, to $8.06 on 8.4 million shares.
Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

NEW YORK — Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.
AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

SEATTLE — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates.
FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

NEW YORK — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.
Quebec's Caisse de depot pension fund investing $250 million in Avison Young

Quebec's Caisse de depot pension fund investing $250 million in Avison Young

MONTREAL — The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec pension fund has made a $250-million preferred equity investment in Avison Young, a commercial real estate services firm.
Imperial Oil's Kearl oilsands tailings plan wins conditional AER approval

Imperial Oil's Kearl oilsands tailings plan wins conditional AER approval

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator has conditionally approved a tailings pond management plan for the five-year-old Kearl oilsands mine in northern Alberta.
CRTC invites public, employee comment on misleading telecom sales practices

CRTC invites public, employee comment on misleading telecom sales practices

GATINEAU, Que. — A federal regulator is inviting consumers as well as current and former employees of Canada's telecommunications companies to come forward with their personal experience with misleading or abusive sales practices.
An aisle-by-aisle look at how to buy Canadian at the grocery store

An aisle-by-aisle look at how to buy Canadian at the grocery store

TORONTO — Some consumers have vowed to take their patriotism to the supermarket and buy only made-in-Canada products after the federal government slapped retaliatory tariffs on dozens of U.S.