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The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Saturday that would ban TikTok in the United States if the popular social media platform's China-based owner doesn’t sell its stake within a year, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon.
Tim Hortons says proposed Roll Up the Rim class action suit has no merit

Tim Hortons says proposed Roll Up the Rim class action suit has no merit

Tim Hortons says there's no merit to a proposed class action lawsuit regarding emails it sent out in error to participants in its popular Roll Up the Rim promotion. LPC Avocat Inc.
Senate passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after midnight deadline

Senate passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after midnight deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — After its midnight deadline, the Senate voted early Saturday to reauthorize a key U.S.
Tennessee Volkswagen employees overwhelmingly vote to join United Auto Workers union

Tennessee Volkswagen employees overwhelmingly vote to join United Auto Workers union

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Employees at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, overwhelmingly voted to join the United Auto Workers union Friday in a historic first test of the UAW’s renewed effort to organize nonunion factories.
Bitcoin's latest 'halving' has arrived. Here's what you need to know

Bitcoin's latest 'halving' has arrived. Here's what you need to know

NEW YORK (AP) — The “miners” who chisel bitcoins out of complex mathematics are taking a 50% pay cut — effectively reducing new production of the world’s largest cryptocurrency, again. Bitcoin's latest “halving" appeared to occur Friday night.
Lululemon cutting over 100 jobs in Washington distribution centre closure

Lululemon cutting over 100 jobs in Washington distribution centre closure

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. says it is cutting more than 100 jobs as it plans to close a distribution centre in Washington state. It says some employees at the Sumner, Wash.
Major water users in southern Alberta agree to curb consumption in face of drought

Major water users in southern Alberta agree to curb consumption in face of drought

CALGARY — More than three dozen major water users in southern Alberta have agreed to voluntarily curb their consumption if there's a severe drought this spring or summer, but critics warn the deals won't do enough to address the issue.
TC Energy reduces pressure on pipeline segment as rupture investigation continues

TC Energy reduces pressure on pipeline segment as rupture investigation continues

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has reduced the pressure on a segment of its NGTL pipeline system in Alberta while an investigation continues into the cause of a rupture that occurred earlier this week.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (21,807.37, up 98.93 points): Royal Bank of Canada. (TSX:RY). Finance. Up $1.05, or 0.79 per cent, to $134.57 on 13.5 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite closes up nearly 100 points, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite closes up nearly 100 points, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed up nearly 100 points Friday, helped by strength in energy and financial stocks, while U.S. markets were mixed.