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Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

EDMONTON — The Alberta-British Columbia wine fight appears to be coming to an end. The premiers of both provinces announced Tuesday a one-year deal to again allow Albertans to directly order wine from more than 300 B.C.
Second author withdraws from Scotiabank Giller Prize jury over bank's ties to Israel

Second author withdraws from Scotiabank Giller Prize jury over bank's ties to Israel

TORONTO — A second author has stepped down from this year's Scotiabank Giller Prize jury over the organization's refusal to cut ties with its lead sponsor.
Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Prime Day is here, and experts are reminding consumers to be wary of scams. Deceptions such as phony emails from people impersonating online retailers like Amazon are nothing new.
Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Two years before the disastrous ore slide and spill of cyanide solution last month at the Eagle Gold mine in Yukon, the former head of the Yukon Water Board accused the mine's owner of violating conditions of its water lic

Educators wonder how to teach the writings of Alice Munro in wake of daughter's revelations

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Robert Lecker has read, taught and written about Alice Munro, the Nobel laureate from Canada renowned for her short stories.
Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has spent three years overhauling its mix of adult apparel to make it stylish as well as sensible for middle America.
TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp., the Canadian company behind the ill-fated Keystone XL pipeline, has suffered a major blow after a trade tribunal tossed out its claim to US$15 billion in damages.
S&P/TSX composite up almost 250 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also rise

S&P/TSX composite up almost 250 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also rise

TORONTO — Gains in industrial and technology stocks led Canada's main stock index up more than one per cent on Tuesday, outweighing weakness in energy, while U.S. stock markets also rose, led by a rally on the Dow.
Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Former TV personality Carlos Watson was convicted Tuesday in a federal financial conspiracy case about Ozy Media, an ambitious startup that collapsed after another executive impersonated a YouTube executive to hype the company’s succe

Sue Bird Barbie: Mattel honors WNBA great with signature doll

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — WNBA great Sue Bird has been honored with a signature Barbie doll.
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