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Cirque du Soleil creditors preparing offer for insolvent company

Cirque du Soleil creditors preparing offer for insolvent company

MONTREAL — The Cirque du Soleil's creditors are finalizing an agreement that could replace the one put forward by the insolvent entertainment company's shareholders. The turn of events was disclosed Friday at the Quebec Superior Court.

American Airlines threatens to cancel some Boeing Max orders

DALLAS — American Airlines is warning Boeing that it could cancel some overdue orders for the grounded 737 Max unless the plane maker helps line up new financing for the jets, according to people familiar with the discussions.
Job numbers show cautious optimism with long road ahead: B.C. finance minister

Job numbers show cautious optimism with long road ahead: B.C. finance minister

VICTORIA — Statistics Canada's labour force survey for June shows 118,000 people in B.C. found jobs and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 13 per cent.
Shareholders approve SSR Mining-Alacer Gold deal to merge operations

Shareholders approve SSR Mining-Alacer Gold deal to merge operations

VANCOUVER — Shareholders in SSR Mining Inc. and Alacer Gold Corp. have endorsed a no-premium deal to merge operations. The Toronto-listed companies say 99.9 per cent of the votes cast by Alacer shareholders and 96.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,713.82, up 145.18 points.) Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up three cents, or 4.48 per cent, to 70 cents on 8.8 million shares.
TSX ends week higher on positive sentiment from potential virus treatment

TSX ends week higher on positive sentiment from potential virus treatment

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended higher for a second-straight week on positive sentiment from a potential COVID-19 treatment and strong domestic jobs numbers. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 145.18 points at 15,713.
Manitoba says aid programs could be tweaked to help more workers return

Manitoba says aid programs could be tweaked to help more workers return

WINNIPEG — Manitoba has posted one of the strongest employment rebounds in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada numbers show.

Scholars Choice closing all but three of its stores in a restructuring

LONDON, Ont. — Retailer Scholar's Choice is closing all but three of its stores as part of a restructuring of its operations to focus on its e-commerce and catalogue business.
Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

CALGARY — Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture and storage project north of Edmonton has reached the milestone of five million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about 1.25 million cars.
Barrick joint venture takes Papua New Guinea mine scrap to World Bank arbitrator

Barrick joint venture takes Papua New Guinea mine scrap to World Bank arbitrator

TORONTO — Owners of the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea say they are going to the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes to try to resolve a battle with the federal government that resulted in closing of the min
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