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Bill calls for lifting cap on New Mexico's film incentives

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Incentives aimed at attracting more filmmakers to New Mexico would get a boost under legislation supported by Gov.
TSX starts February lower despite crude oil approaching 11-week high

TSX starts February lower despite crude oil approaching 11-week high

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index followed a strong January performance by starting the month lower despite crude oil prices hitting an almost 11-week high. Investors pocketed some profits and took a pause after the Toronto market gained 8.
Weekend Unlimited stock soars after winning POT symbol lottery

Weekend Unlimited stock soars after winning POT symbol lottery

The winner of the POT stock ticker lottery may already be benefiting from the buzz around its new symbol as shares of cannabis company Weekend Unlimited Inc. surged by nearly 135 per cent in the wake of its win.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,506.31, down 34.29 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 40 cents, or 4.3 per cent, to $9.70 on 23.3 million shares.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,506.31, down 34.29 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 40 cents, or 4.3 per cent, to $9.70 on 23.3 million shares.
Supreme Court's well ruling 'credit negative' for energy firms, says Moody's

Supreme Court's well ruling 'credit negative' for energy firms, says Moody's

CALGARY — A credit rating agency says high court support for the Alberta Energy Regulator's ability to force a bankruptcy trustee to pay out well-abandonment obligations before paying back creditors is credit negative for energy companies.
Canada's Silicon Valley consul general opens up about techlash, Sidewalk Labs

Canada's Silicon Valley consul general opens up about techlash, Sidewalk Labs

TORONTO — When Rana Sarkar was appointed consul general of Canada in San Francisco in 2017, he was entering the job with years of experience at KPMG Canada, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and the Canada-India Business
January automotive sales decline 7.3 per cent as downward trend continues

January automotive sales decline 7.3 per cent as downward trend continues

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says auto sales dropped 7.3 per cent in January compared to a year earlier as a downward Canadian sales trend continued.

New home sales in GTA sank to lowest level since 2000, say reports

TORONTO — New home sales sank to their lowest level in almost two decades in Toronto last year driven by a drop in new condominium sales, a pair of reports say.
Imperial Oil blames curtailment program as it cancels crude-by-rail shipments

Imperial Oil blames curtailment program as it cancels crude-by-rail shipments

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. is cutting its crude-by-rail shipments from 168,000 barrels per day in December to "near zero" this month and its CEO is placing the blame squarely on the Alberta government's oil production curtailment order.