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Higher oil prices fuel PrairieSky Royalty third quarter earnings and revenue rebound

CALGARY — PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. says its oil and gas revenue and net earnings staged a rebound in the third quarter ending Sept. 30 as oil prices recovered from pandemic-related lows.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,079.5, down 224.53 points.) Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 41 cents, 8.4 per cent, to $4.47 on 21 million shares.
Dunkin' shares hit all-time high after holding buyout talks

Dunkin' shares hit all-time high after holding buyout talks

The Dunkin’ doughnuts and coffee chain has confirmed it's held talks to be taken private by a private equity firm, sending its shares rocketing to an all-time high Monday.
Alberta to limit temporary foreign worker program to save jobs for Albertans

Alberta to limit temporary foreign worker program to save jobs for Albertans

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is hoping to open jobs in the province for local people by closing some of them to foreigners.
North American stock markets plunge amid soaring COVID-19 infections

North American stock markets plunge amid soaring COVID-19 infections

TORONTO — Surging global COVID-19 infections and lagging U.S. stimulus talks sent North American stock markets lower to start the week with Canada's main index facing a broad-based decline led by energy.
N.B. company says its rapid-test technology for sewage can help detect COVID-19 early

N.B. company says its rapid-test technology for sewage can help detect COVID-19 early

FREDERICTON — A Fredericton-based company has filed a patent for a technology it says can help provide rapid, early detection of COVID-19 in a community by testing its sewage.
Sobeys next in line to hike supplier fees after Loblaw, Metro, analysts say

Sobeys next in line to hike supplier fees after Loblaw, Metro, analysts say

Analysts said Monday that Stellarton, N.S., based grocer Sobeys Inc.
Cenovus shares plummet on news of its $3.8-billion deal to buy oilsands rival

Cenovus shares plummet on news of its $3.8-billion deal to buy oilsands rival

CALGARY — The all-share deal by Cenovus Energy Inc. to buy Husky Energy Inc. for about $3.8 billion will likely spark more mega-mergers among Canadian oil and gas majors, according to a veteran oilsands analyst.
Chicken wire nowhere to be found amid surge in DIY food production

Chicken wire nowhere to be found amid surge in DIY food production

HALIFAX — After the pandemic prompted the cancellation of most of his concerts for 2020, Dave Gunning decided to raise laying hens on his rural Nova Scotia property. He immediately ran into a problem: Chicken wire was nowhere to be found.
Feeding Houston's hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needy

Feeding Houston's hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needy

HOUSTON — In car lines that can stretch half a mile (0.8 kilometres ), workers who lost jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic and other needy people receive staggering amounts of food distributed by the Houston Food Bank.