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Dye & Durham buying U.K. company Property Information Exchange for $52.9M

TORONTO — Cloud software company Dye & Durham Ltd. of Toronto has signed a deal to buy U.K.-based rival Property Information Exchange Ltd. for $52.9 million.

Canadian auto workers extend Ford contract, delay strike

DETROIT — The union that represents Canadian auto workers has extended its contract with Ford beyond its original Monday night deadline, a sign that progress is being made toward an agreement.
Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'

Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'

NEW YORK — The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity. The Nielsen company said 6.
Edmonton police service picks emergency preparedness system from BlackBerry, Telus

Edmonton police service picks emergency preparedness system from BlackBerry, Telus

WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry Ltd. and Telus Corp. say Edmonton's police service has signed on to become a customer for a secure emergency preparedness system that's used by the U.S. government.
Critic of Chinese leader sentenced to 18 years in graft case

Critic of Chinese leader sentenced to 18 years in graft case

BEIJING — The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Tuesday on corruption charges, a court announced.

Group wants Parliament, courts to hold social media to same standard as publishers

TORONTO — Friends of Canadian Broadcasting is calling on Parliament to restrain social media platforms from distributing harmful or hateful content by applying the same laws that publishers and broadcasters already face.
DavidsTea swings to $2.6-million profit in second quarter despite store closures

DavidsTea swings to $2.6-million profit in second quarter despite store closures

MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. swung to a $2.6-million profit in its latest quarter despite a 41 per cent decrease in sales during the COVID-19 store closings.

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 (15,981.77, down 217.20 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Down $1.07, or 4.62 per cent, to $22.09 on 20.2 million shares.
North American stock markets partially recover after plunging on fears of lockdowns

North American stock markets partially recover after plunging on fears of lockdowns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index appeared headed to its worst day in more than three months on Monday until it experienced a late partial recovery from fears of another COVID-19 economic shutdown.
New home prices had biggest monthly jump since 2017 in August, Statistics Canada says

New home prices had biggest monthly jump since 2017 in August, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Prices of new homes jumped half a per cent in August, the biggest one-month increase since May 2017, Statistics Canada said on Monday.