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Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had a bear of a year. It began Jan.
Britney Spears got all to agree she needed to be freed

Britney Spears got all to agree she needed to be freed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were no more of the heated arguments or dueling court filings of the past few months, no more tearful testimony or angry accusations. For one day at least, everyone surrounding Britney Spears agreed. She needed to be freed.
Britney freed: Judge dissolves Spears' conservatorship

Britney freed: Judge dissolves Spears' conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears is free. A Los Angeles judge on Friday ended the conservatorship that has controlled the pop singer's life and money for nearly 14 years.

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 (21,768.53, up 186.55 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.92, or 3.65 per cent, to $50.70 on 29 million shares.
Technology, cannabis leads S&P/TSX composite to new highs to end positive week

Technology, cannabis leads S&P/TSX composite to new highs to end positive week

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index continued its record-setting ways, ending a volatile week higher on a broad-based rally led by cannabis stocks and a large gain by the country's most valuable company, Shopify Inc.
Quebec premier wants to identify CEOs who don't speak French, persuade them to learn

Quebec premier wants to identify CEOs who don't speak French, persuade them to learn

SHAWINIGAN, Que. — The Quebec government will work to identify leaders of companies based in the province who don't speak French and try to persuade them to learn the language, Premier François Legault said Friday.
Tech firms, startups shifting benefits to attract more workers and keep star staff

Tech firms, startups shifting benefits to attract more workers and keep star staff

TORONTO — Tech companies used to boast about their modern offices with gyms, fully-stocked kitchens and even bowling alleys.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board sees net assets top four per cent growth over Q2

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says its net assets grew four per cent over the past three months, yielding a record 10-year annualized net return of nearly 12 per cent.
Americans quit their jobs at record pace for 2nd month

Americans quit their jobs at record pace for 2nd month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans quit their jobs at a record pace for the second straight month in September, while businesses and other employers posted a near-record number of available jobs. The Labor Department said Friday that 4.
Yellow Pages revenue drops 12 per cent as print, digital income declines

Yellow Pages revenue drops 12 per cent as print, digital income declines

MONTREAL — Yellow Pages Ltd. says revenues fell nearly 12 per cent in its latest quarter due to a decline at its print and digital media products. The Montreal-based company posted revenue of $70.9 million for the quarter ended Sept.
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