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US-England World Cup game seen by 19.98M on US television

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ 0-0 draw against England in the World Cup drew 19.98 million viewers for English- and Spanish-language broadcasts, the third-most watched men’s soccer game on U.S. television. The match , which kicked off at 2 p.m.
Saudi viewers angry over apparent ban on World Cup streaming

Saudi viewers angry over apparent ban on World Cup streaming

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — World Cup viewers in Saudi Arabia say the government has blocked a Qatari-owned streaming service that was supposed to broadcast matches in the kingdom.
Banks to give financial update in Q4 results ahead of possible recession next year

Banks to give financial update in Q4 results ahead of possible recession next year

TORONTO — Canadian banks are set to reveal how they're faring in the lead up to a possible recession as they report quarterly earnings this week.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bank earnings Canada's big banks will report their fourth-quarter and full-year financial results this week.
Calgary Loblaw distribution centre workers accept offer hours before lockout: union

Calgary Loblaw distribution centre workers accept offer hours before lockout: union

CALGARY — Unionized workers at a Loblaw distribution facility in Calgary have accepted a contract offer hours before they were scheduled to be locked out.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday divisions blur as shopping habits shift

Black Friday, Cyber Monday divisions blur as shopping habits shift

TORONTO — When Shopify Inc.'s Harley Finkelstein surveys November's retail landscape, he finds it hard to see where Black Friday stops and Cyber Monday begins.
Alberta's famous 'wage premium' rapidly eroding, experts say

Alberta's famous 'wage premium' rapidly eroding, experts say

CALGARY — Worker paycheques in the province that once led the country in wage growth have flatlined, but experts say the double whammy of inflation and labour shortages mean Alberta businesses are poised to face a reckoning on wages soon.

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 (20,383.77, up 39.70): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 43 cents, or 0.90 per cent, to $47.38 on 16 million shares. Enbridge Inc.
S&P/TSX composite up slightly at the close, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite up slightly at the close, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up at the close Friday with mixed results across sectors, while U.S. markets were also mixed with an early close.
Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation.
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