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US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores citing security risk

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores citing security risk

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will saddle the apps with technical restrictions that could seriously limit their functionality in the U.S.
$1B supply bill passed in N.L. falls short of Liberal government's wishes

$1B supply bill passed in N.L. falls short of Liberal government's wishes

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Though it wasn't exactly what it had sought, the Newfoundland and Labrador government has succeeded in passing a bill to get through the coming months while awaiting an approved budget.
Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

Egyptian, Mexican, Moldovan exit in race for top post at WTO

GENEVA — World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five.

Industrials help lift S&P/TSX composite in late-morning trading, U.S. markets down

TORONTO — Gains in the industrials sector helped Canada's main stock index to creep higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets lost ground. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 21.59 points at 16,268.31.

Flight cancellations scramble travellers' plans as hopes for a spike in demand fade

MONTREAL — Canadian airlines are cancelling hundreds of flights as hopes for a spike in demand fall flat, snarling plans for the few passengers who remain.

Ivanhoe Mines confirms third death from falling bucket in South African mine shaft

VANCOUVER — Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. is confirming a third death after an underground accident Monday at its Platreef mine development project in South Africa.
Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.6 per cent in July

Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.6 per cent in July

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.6 per cent in July to $52.9 billion, helped by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations. Economists had expected an increase of 1.
End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

LONDON — It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night part
Film, TV productions can't get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene

Film, TV productions can't get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene

OTTAWA — Two Canadian film and television organizations say hundreds of productions and thousands of jobs are on hold because the government has yet to intervene and help them get COVID-19 insurance.

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales reached record high in July

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 4.3 per cent in July to a record high of $65.0 billion, boosted by the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector. Economists had expected an increase of 3.