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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,326.70, up 27.82 points) Sherritt International Corp. (TSX:S). Miner. Down 15 cents, or 10.34 per cent, to $1.30 on 22.5 million shares.
'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there's "very, very strong" sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government's doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are inc

Home Capital vows to defend itself against short seller's $4M lawsuit

TORONTO — Home Capital Group (TSX:HCG) says it vows to defend itself against misrepresentation claims in a $4-million lawsuit filed by a short seller against the alternative lender and three of its former executives.

Competition Bureau reaches anti-competitive agreement with software developer

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau says it has reached an agreement with a Canadian developer of travel industry software alleged to have created barriers that prevented its competitors from participating in the marketplace.
Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

NEW YORK — Former "Today" show anchor Ann Curry said Wednesday that the atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment when she worked at the morning show left her not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired.

Bombardier won't confirm pending order in Iran 10 CRJ900 regional jets

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. will not confirm a published report in Iran that the Canadian planemaker is finalizing its first commercial aircraft order in the Middle Eastern country.
Watch what you buy? 
Canadian brands hope web series will entice new customers

Watch what you buy? Canadian brands hope web series will entice new customers

TORONTO — Viewers who stumble across the Canadian YouTube series "Upstairs Amy" might not realize it at first, but the comic foibles of its working-mom star are actually part of an elaborately constructed advertisement.
Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.
Loblaw, CRA face off in court in $404M dispute

Loblaw, CRA face off in court in $404M dispute

TORONTO — Loblaw Companies Ltd. and the Canada Revenue Agency faced off in a Toronto court today, the latest in an ongoing battle involving allegations that the grocery giant's Barbadian banking subsidiary was misused for tax avoidance.

Longtime Miss America staffer named its executive director

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A longtime Miss America Organization staffer has been named its executive director of operations. Karen Nocella's appointment was announced Wednesday.