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Feds offer $50-million fund to film, TV productions struggling to get insurance

Feds offer $50-million fund to film, TV productions struggling to get insurance

Canadian producers are applauding a new temporary federal relief fund to help film and television productions that have been stalled by a lack of COVID-19 insurance.
Tourmaline Oil files preliminary prospectus for $252.5M Topaz Energy IPO

Tourmaline Oil files preliminary prospectus for $252.5M Topaz Energy IPO

CALGARY — Shares in Tourmaline Oil Corp. tracked lower Friday as its subsidiary, Topaz Energy Corp., announced it has filed a preliminary prospectus to raise $252.5 million through an initial public offering.
Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

NEW YORK — First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Meng hearing A Vancouver court will hold a hearing in Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case.
EU Commission appeals after losing Apple $15B tax case

EU Commission appeals after losing Apple $15B tax case

LONDON — The European Commission said Friday it is appealing a court decision that Apple doesn't have to repay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland. The appeal comes after the U.S.
Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods ticks up just 0.4%

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods ticks up just 0.4%

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods increased just 0.4% in August following a much larger gain in the previous month.
Calfrac makes changes to recapitalization plan in an effort to woo shareholders

Calfrac makes changes to recapitalization plan in an effort to woo shareholders

CALGARY — Shares in Calfrac Well Services Ltd. rose on Friday after the company sweetened its recapitalization offer with cash for shareholders while it tries to fend off a rival American firm's takeover bid.
TMX signs deal to acquire AST Investor Services (Canada) for $165 million

TMX signs deal to acquire AST Investor Services (Canada) for $165 million

TORONTO — TMX Group Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire AST Investor Services Inc. (Canada) for $165 million.
Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

BANGKOK — Thailand’s government lodged complaints with police Thursday against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block content judged illegal under Thai law.
Clarification: US-California-Gas Vehicles story

Clarification: US-California-Gas Vehicles story

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a story published September 23, 2020, The Associated Press reported California is home to 34 electric vehicle manufacturers.
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