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NHL to investigate claim Sharks’ Kane bet on own games

The NHL said it will investigate an allegation made by Evander Kane’s wife that the San Jose Sharks forward bet on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit.

Florida breaks record with more than 21,000 new COVID cases

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday.
Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theatergoers will need to prove they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required when theaters reopen in the coming weeks, producers announced Friday.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,311.78, up 81.38 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 33 cents or 1.37 per cent, to $24.56 on 7.9 million shares.
North American stock markets close lower

North American stock markets close lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost ground in the final day of trading in July as some commodities dropped, but North American stock markets in general finished the month with positive numbers.
Stock end lower but still mark 6th straight monthly gain

Stock end lower but still mark 6th straight monthly gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended lower on Wall Street, giving up their gains for the week. The S&P 500 still managed to end July higher, marking six monthly gains in a row, the longest such streak since 2018. The benchmark index fell 0.
Surging lumber prices boost Canfor Q2 profits and revenues to record highs

Surging lumber prices boost Canfor Q2 profits and revenues to record highs

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. is reporting a large year-over-year increase in net income in its latest quarter as surging lumber prices helped its revenues to more than double to a record high. The Vancouver-based company says it earned a record $726.
Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. says it earned $366 million in the second quarter and boosted production to its highest level in 25 years for the same period.
Lower COVID-19 losses helps to boost Fairfax Financial's second-quarter profits

Lower COVID-19 losses helps to boost Fairfax Financial's second-quarter profits

TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says its net profit nearly tripled in its latest quarter partly due to lower COVID-19 losses. The Toronto-based insurance company, which reports in U.S. dollars, says it earned US$1.2 billion or US$43.
Unifor reaches tentative deal with Bombardier but strike continues with De Havilland

Unifor reaches tentative deal with Bombardier but strike continues with De Havilland

TORONTO — Unifor has reached a tentative agreement with Bombardier Aviation at its Downsview plant in north Toronto.
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