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Italy takes action against TikTok following girl's death

MILAN — Italy’s data protection authority said Friday it was imposing an immediate block on TikTok’s access to data for any user whose age has not been verified.

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 (17,845.91, down 70.29 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up $1.69, or 10.45 per cent, to $17.86 on 18 million shares.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to aim for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

TORONTO — The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board is getting serious about climate change with a new commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring their portfolio is more environmentally friendly.
S&P/TSX composite ends losing week down on faltering energy sector

S&P/TSX composite ends losing week down on faltering energy sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index dipped Friday to cap a losing week as COVID-19 virus and vaccine concerns weighed on the energy sector.
Navigating a toxic workplace is a risky and lengthy process, experts say

Navigating a toxic workplace is a risky and lengthy process, experts say

TORONTO — In the wake of Julie Payette's resignation from the role of governor general on Thursday after an investigation into harassment allegations, some Canadian workers may find themselves relating to the rank and file at Rideau Hall.
Indigenous business coalition leader says Keystone XL denial will hurt communities

Indigenous business coalition leader says Keystone XL denial will hurt communities

CALGARY — The cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by U.S.
Retail sales rise 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November as online shopping surges

Retail sales rise 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November as online shopping surges

OTTAWA — Retail sales climbed for the seventh straight month in November as Black Friday deals and a rush to order online gifts early to avoid shipping delays pushed sales up 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion, Statistics Canada said Friday.
WestJet grounds Max flight before takeoff after system indicates 'potential fault'

WestJet grounds Max flight before takeoff after system indicates 'potential fault'

CALGARY — WestJet says a Boeing 737 Max that was scheduled to fly from Calgary to Toronto on Friday returned to the gate before taking off due to a warning in the cockpit.
P.E.I. lozenge plant lays off 30 workers after weak cold and cough season

P.E.I. lozenge plant lays off 30 workers after weak cold and cough season

CHARLOTTETOWN — A lozenge plant in Prince Edward Island has laid off 30 workers, citing an "almost non-existent" cold and cough season amid COVID-19 restrictions.
BMW loses skirmish in $175M claim against Autoport over damaged cars

BMW loses skirmish in $175M claim against Autoport over damaged cars

TORONTO — BMW Canada has lost a skirmish in its quest for $175 million in compensation from storage company Autoport for alleged damage to thousands of imported vehicles.
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