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Montreal's Sept. home sales drop to lowest point in almost 10 years: QPAREB

Montreal's Sept. home sales drop to lowest point in almost 10 years: QPAREB

MONTREAL — The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers says Montreal's September home sales dropped to their lowest level in almost 10 years as the market continued to cool.
Lawsuit settled, film may resume after Alec Baldwin shooting

Lawsuit settled, film may resume after Alec Baldwin shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the actor and the movie’s producers, and producers aim to restart the project in January despite u
Quebec business groups ask new premier for action on labour shortage

Quebec business groups ask new premier for action on labour shortage

The victory of François Legault’s election campaign has some economists concerned over the prospect of continued labour shortages in Quebec.
OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries decided Wednesday to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices, a move that could deal the struggling global economy another blow and raise politically sensitive pump
Statistics Canada says merchandise trade surplus fell to $1.5B in August

Statistics Canada says merchandise trade surplus fell to $1.5B in August

OTTAWA — Canada's merchandise trade surplus was $1.5 billion in August, the smallest monthly surplus for the year so far. Statistics Canada said Wednesday August's result compared with a revised surplus of $2.

Ethiopia turns over alleged people smuggler to Netherlands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ethiopia has turned over to Dutch judicial authorities a 38-year-old Eritrean man suspected of playing a leading role in a major international criminal network that smuggled Eritreans to the Netherlands.
Hong Kong shares soar 5%, leading Asian market gains

Hong Kong shares soar 5%, leading Asian market gains

TOKYO (AP) — Hong Kong’s share benchmark soared more than 5% on Wednesday as Asian shares tracked gains on Wall Street. New Zealand’s share benchmark rose 0.7% after its central bank hiked its benchmark interest rate to 3.
The AP Interview: Ukraine aims to restart occupied reactors

The AP Interview: Ukraine aims to restart occupied reactors

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is considering restarting Europe’s largest nuclear plant to ensure its safety just weeks after fears of a radiation disaster at the Russian-occupied facility, the president of the company that operates the plant said Tues
Deal back on? Elon Musk gets closer to buying Twitter

Deal back on? Elon Musk gets closer to buying Twitter

The tumultuous saga of Elon Musk's on-again off-again purchase of Twitter took a turn toward a conclusion Tuesday after the mercurial Tesla CEO proposed to buy the company at the originally agreed-on price of $44 billion .
CIBC announces Shawn Beber as new head of U.S. operations

CIBC announces Shawn Beber as new head of U.S. operations

TORONTO — The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has appointed Shawn Beber as its new head of U.S. operations.