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Ont. court certifies class action against Uber

Ont. court certifies class action against Uber

TORONTO — Ontario's Superior Court of Justice has certified a class-action lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc., which advances a fight to get some of the platform's Canadian couriers and drivers recognized as employees.
China dismisses Canadian protests over cases tied to Huawei

China dismisses Canadian protests over cases tied to Huawei

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday dismissed Canada's protests of harsh sentences handed down by Chinese courts to Canadians whose cases are seen as linked to the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei.
Indigo reports higher revenue, lower net loss in quarterly report

Indigo reports higher revenue, lower net loss in quarterly report

TORONTO — Books and lifestyle retailer Indigo Books and Music Inc. reported increased revenue and reduced loss for its first quarter compared with the same period last year as its stores began to reopen from pandemic-related restrictions.

EXPLAINER: Will we need vaccine passports to do fun things?

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Ready to go out on the town before summer ends? In parts of the U.S., you might have to carry your COVID-19 vaccine card or a digital copy to get into restaurants, bars, nightclubs and outdoor music festivals.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,520.60, down 58.27 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.26, or 2.5 per cent, to $49.07 on 14.8 million shares.
Taliban take another Afghan provincial capital, Kandahar

Taliban take another Afghan provincial capital, Kandahar

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken another provincial capital, the southern city of Kandahar in the province with the same name.
S&P/TSX composite down, U.S. stock markets up modestly on low volume trading day

S&P/TSX composite down, U.S. stock markets up modestly on low volume trading day

TORONTO — Weakness in commodity prices led to a down day for Canada's main stock index, while U.S markets saw modest gains on a low-volume summer trading day.
Cineplex faces another quarterly loss as movie theatres slowly reopened across Canada

Cineplex faces another quarterly loss as movie theatres slowly reopened across Canada

TORONTO — Projectors began lighting up the big screens at many Cineplex Inc. movie theatres over the spring, but Canada's biggest cinema chain still faced another quarter of deep losses.
HBC separates stores from website, months after similar Saks Fifth Avenue split

HBC separates stores from website, months after similar Saks Fifth Avenue split

Hudson's Bay Co. is separating its department stores from its website, a move one retail analyst says will likely increase the valuation of the online business and attract investors.
Ontario puts additional $2.2B toward COVID-19 fund, preparing for effects of variants

Ontario puts additional $2.2B toward COVID-19 fund, preparing for effects of variants

TORONTO — Ontario is putting $2.2 billion more toward COVID-19 spending, bracing for the impacts of the Delta variant as the province sees a rising number of cases, largely in unvaccinated people.