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Members fighting sale of MEC say planned COO hire clashes with Canadian company's values -

2020-09-27T21:42:00Z  |   by CBC News

An American investment firm trying to take over Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) plans to hire an executive from a U.S. company that makes specialty footwear for the military and police to help run the business.

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Locked-up computer systems only part of 'terrifying' ransomware scourge - National Post

2020-09-27T18:03:54Z  |   by National Post

Experts say NetWalker surfaced about a year ago but its attacks took off in March as the criminals exploited fears of COVID and people working remotely

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Brampton banquet halls and weddings bigger COVID-19 concern than restaurants, mayor says - Brampton Guardian

2020-09-27T17:15:14Z  |   by Brampton Guardian

While applauding recently announced stricter COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars by the Ontario Government, Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown says banquet halls and weddings in Brampton are a bigger concern.

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Nikola founder bought truck designs from third party - Ars Technica

2020-09-27T16:55:00Z  |   by Financial Times

Company claims that Trevor Milton personally developed vehicle images ‘in his basement’

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Coronavirus Vaccine Could Result in Half a Million Shark Deaths - TMZ

2020-09-27T15:23:00Z  |   by TMZ

A possible COVID-19 vaccine relies on shark livers, and conservationists are warning it could decimate the shark population.

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Canadian ski resorts wrestle with pandemic-vs.-profit dilemma as COVID-19 persists - Canada News -

2020-09-27T14:19:00Z  |   by

CALGARY - Canadian ski resort operators planning for a season that begins in about two months are being forced to balance profits with protecting the health of their guests in view of a COVID-19 pandemic that shows few signs of ending.

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Digital Cockpits Are Becoming The Norm As Others Copy Tesla Interiors - InsideEVs

2020-09-27T14:08:10Z  |   by InsideEVs

Tesla took a risk with the Model 3 and put even more focus on the touchscreen, removing nearly all other buttons. Others are following suits.

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Canada's Recovery Will Take A Hit As U.S. Economy ‘Left To Its Own Devices’ Ahead Of Vote - HuffPost Canada

2020-09-27T13:51:24Z  |   by HuffPost Canada

Canada is prepping its economy for a second wave of COVID-19. The U.S. is a different story.

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Seven flags that Sault Ste. Marie is proud of! - SooToday

2020-09-27T13:30:00Z  |   by

Garden River and Batchewana First Nations, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Syria and Pakistan

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TFSA Investors: Here's How You Can Earn a Safe Dividend Yield of 10% or More! - The Motley Fool Canada

2020-09-27T13:15:32Z  |   by The Motley Fool Canada

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSX:CM)(NYSE:CM) is an investment that looks great today and even better over the long term.

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Concerns after Ontario orders bars and restaurants to close earlier -

2020-09-27T12:30:00Z  |   by

Depending on the style of business and customer peak times, the change in hours can have an impact

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Tesla Giga Austin After 65 Days: September 25, 2020 - InsideEVs

2020-09-27T12:08:00Z  |   by InsideEVs

Activity at the Tesla Giga Austin (known also as Terafactory) in Texas is probably at its highest level so far, as the site expands rapidly.

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Who needs a car? Electric unicycles among new forms of micro urban transportation - Vancouver Sun

2020-09-27T12:01:36Z  |   by Vancouver Sun

“I think people see a bit of The Jetson’s future — we didn’t get the flying cars but we have mono wheels riding down the street.” — Gary Saville on people's…

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Chevy Bolt EV electric cargo van: Little-known official upfit makes it so - Green Car Reports

2020-09-27T12:00:00Z  |   by Green Car Reports

A cargo-oriented version of the Bolt EV deletes the rear seat and could be a good option for some small-business owners.

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Canada's 'me first' COVID-19 vaccine strategy may come at the cost of global health - The Conversation Canada

2020-09-27T11:47:00Z  |   by The Conversation Africa

With $1 billion in advance purchase agreements for COVID-19 vaccines, Canada has joined the vaccine nationalists: rich countries buying up more than half the global short-term supply of vaccine.

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Quebec ticket holder wins Saturday night's $8.4-million Lotto 649 jackpot - CTV News

2020-09-27T11:31:00Z  |   by

A ticket holder in Quebec won Saturday night's $8.4-million Lotto 649 jackpot.

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Saudi Arabia Sends Blue Ammonia to Japan in World-First Shipment - Yahoo Canada Finance

2020-09-27T11:11:00Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

(Bloomberg) -- The world’s first shipment of blue ammonia is on its way from Saudi Arabia to Japan, where it will be used in power stations to produce electricity without carbon emissions.Saudi Aramco, which made the announcement Sunday, produced the fuel, wh…

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How to stay in shape if you never leave the house - The Globe and Mail

2020-09-27T11:00:00Z  |   by The Globe And Mail

Take notes and your health may just survive the next lockdown

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ASK AMY: This episode of ‘The Brady Bunch’ never aired - Toronto Sun

2020-09-27T10:05:28Z  |   by Toronto Sun

Dear Amy:

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Russian ruble is one of the most attractive emerging market currencies in post-pandemic world – Goldman Sachs - RT

2020-09-27T09:33:00Z  |   by RT

Goldman Sachs analysts have named the Russian ruble as one of their three top picks for emerging market currencies to back once the panic over the coronavirus pandemic eases.

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US Reportedly Curbs Exports From Chinese Chipmaker SMIC For ‘Unacceptable Risks’ - Sputnik International

2020-09-27T09:04:00Z  |   by Sputnik International

Previously, reports suggested the US Department of Defense was considering adding Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) to an Entity List along...

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European airlines cutting fares to woo back passengers - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post

2020-09-27T08:35:00Z  |   by Jakarta Post

With the coronavirus crisis putting a chill on travel, European airlines are reducing fares to attract passengers and fill the planes that are still flying.

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Natural Gas Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast - Bulls Hoping Cold Shots Lead to Smaller EIA Weekly Builds - FX Empire

2020-09-27T08:04:29Z  |   by FX Empire

To sustain a rally in the deferred futures contracts, we’re going to have to see a series of average to lower builds and increasing LNG exports.

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Most Unlikely Country Comes Up Trumps In Whisky Bible Rankings 2020 - DMARGE

2020-09-26T23:59:37Z  |   by DMARGE

Hunting for an exciting new single malt to add to your liquor cabinet? Forget Islay: looks like Goa's where you should be looking.

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Natural Gas Will Rule The US Energy Market For Decades -

2020-09-26T23:00:00Z  |   by

Though natural gas is not entirely emission-free, it will play a key role in the U.S. energy transition for at least the next 20 years

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Staff member at New Westminster retirement home tests positive for COVID-19 -

2020-09-26T22:32:00Z  |   by CBC News

Fraser Health is working to identify anyone who may have been exposed after a staff member at a New Westminster seniors residence tested positive for COVID-19.

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2020 Chevy Corvette C8 Has Serious Braking Issue - CarBuzz

2020-09-26T22:00:32Z  |   by CarBuzz

Just as the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette overcomes an issue with its key fob that caused several drivers...

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Ring Will Launch a Drone as Security Camera for Your Home Next Year - Fstoppers

2020-09-26T22:00:13Z  |   by Fstoppers

The Always Home Cam is a drone that flies through your home to make sure everything is intact when you’re not there. When the alarm goes off, it gets out of its dock and flies to the breach. The cameras are blocked when in the dock, so it only records when in…

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WATCH: 'Virtual' Rotaryfest 2020 at 7 pm - SooToday

2020-09-26T22:00:00Z  |   by

Join us for the virtual version of one of Sault Ste. Marie’s longest-running traditions

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Can Tesla Really Produce A $25,000 Self-Driving Electric Car -

2020-09-26T21:00:00Z  |   by

Despite the underwhelming response to Tesla's Battery Day, CEO Elon Musk laid out some very ambitious plans for the company, though achieving them poses some major challenges

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E Naming Controversy May Have A Silver Lining - CleanTechnica

2020-09-26T20:15:58Z  |   by CleanTechnica

In November 2019, Ford unveiled its first ground-up all-electric vehicle, a much anticipated entry to the electric vehicle (EV) market. In what has been seen as a controversial move, Ford decided to call it a Mustang

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How nine people beat Sault Ste. Marie parking tickets - SooToday

2020-09-26T19:00:00Z  |   by

Toys for Tickets campaign may become a yearly thing

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Honda Shows Off SUV e:concept And CR-V PHEV Ahead Of Auto China 2020: - InsideEVs

2020-09-26T18:33:16Z  |   by InsideEVs

Honda today has shown images of its all-new electric concept model, the Honda SUV e:concept, which will be unveiled at the Auto China 2020 in Beijing.

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It’s Official — Consumer Reports Confirms EV Owners Spend Half As Much On Maintenance - CleanTechnica

2020-09-26T17:55:44Z  |   by CleanTechnica

Consumer Reports has examined its most recent data and determined that the cost of maintenance for an electric car is half that for a conventional car.

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Six Instagram-friendly fall destinations in and around Montreal - Montreal Gazette

2020-09-26T17:45:55Z  |   by Montreal Gazette

There’s something special about autumn in Montreal that makes you want to get out and explore — and take photos along the way.

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Chinese Americans look to new platforms as WeChat's future remains uncertain - NBC News

2020-09-26T16:26:00Z  |   by NBC News

Chinese Americans look to new platforms as WeChat's future remains uncertain.

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Watch The VW ID.R Take Down Another Lap Record - Motor1

2020-09-26T16:21:53Z  |   by Motor1

Volkswagen proudly announces that the ID.R has brought down another record. It's the fifth record set by the electric race car.

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Why SpaceX, Virgin, & Blue Origin Are Betting On Space Tourism - CNBC

2020-09-26T16:00:05Z  |   by Google News

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Hyundai Presents Electrified RM20e Racing Midship Sports Car - InsideEVs

2020-09-26T15:59:26Z  |   by InsideEVs

Hyundai announced the unveiling of an all-new high-performance sports car RM20e (Hyundai N brand prototype) and presentation of the Prophecy concept EV.

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3 TSX Stocks to Buy if the Market Crashes - The Motley Fool Canada

2020-09-26T15:13:51Z  |   by The Motley Fool Canada

Canadians worried about a second market crash should target dependable TSX stocks like Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS) and others.

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Brookfield Property (TSX:BPY.UN) Cut Staff: Is the Dividend Next? - The Motley Fool Canada

2020-09-26T15:13:51Z  |   by The Motley Fool Canada

Brookfield Property Partners (TSX:BPY.UN)(NASDAQ:BPY) has cut staff this week. However, its dividend seems secure despite the crisis.

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Staff COVID-19 case shuts down McDonald's at Square One in Mississauga -

2020-09-26T15:07:24Z  |   by

McDonald’s Canada has announced the temporary closure of one of its Mississauga location after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

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China’s Xpeng unveils flying car prototype at major Beijing auto show - RT

2020-09-26T14:48:00Z  |   by RT

Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng revealed it is working on a flying car model and showed off a prototype of the vehicle at the Beijing motor show – the biggest international event held for the industry since the pandemic began.

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Austrian Airlines Dash 8-400 Returns Over Cabin Pressure Problems - Simple Flying

2020-09-26T14:31:12Z  |   by Simple Flying

After experiencing a problem with cabin pressure, an Austrian Airlines Dash 8-400 operating a flight from Vienna to…

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Sold (Bought): Contemporary-style North Van home snapped up in one day - Vancouver Sun

2020-09-26T14:22:13Z  |   by Vancouver Sun

Detached home occupies a 9,513-square-foot lot in North Vancouver's Forest Hills district with nearby access to trails, schools and Edgemont Village.

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Warren Buffett: His Tech IPO Price Just Went Through the Roof! - The Motley Fool Canada

2020-09-26T14:05:48Z  |   by The Motley Fool Canada

Warren Buffett’s second IPO investment is a tech startup. It was successful, given the $800 million gain on the first day. However, it’s still surprising why he ditched the Restaurant Brands stock, which has been doing brisk business since Q2 2020.

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Multi-family homes market adjusting to new reality - Calgary Herald

2020-09-26T14:04:42Z  |   by Calgary Herald

Calgary’s new multi-family homes market — rental, townhome and condominium — has muddled through major economic headwinds so far this year, but held its own…

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Better Buy: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners vs. Brookfield Asset Management - The Motley Fool

2020-09-26T14:01:00Z  |   by Motley Fool

The difference between this parent child pairing is getting increasingly obvious. Here's some key factors to consider before you choose one.

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Feds Continuing Talks with Husky to Make White Rose Work - VOCM

2020-09-26T13:30:00Z  |   by VOCM

Husky says the $320-million package for the oil and gas industry will do nothing to get the West White Rose pr...

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Daimler's designated chairman Zetsche renounces job - Reuters

2020-09-26T13:16:00Z  |   by Reuters

Daimler's Dieter Zetsche will not seek to become chairman of the German carmaker's supervisory board, he told Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper.

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Kia Motors reveals new K5 and Carnival at Auto China 2020 - PRNewswire

2020-09-26T12:23:00Z  |   by PRNewswire

/PRNewswire/ -- Dongfeng Yueda Kia Motors Co. (DYK) is welcoming the start of a new era for the brand with the Chinese-market debut of the new Kia K5 and Kia...

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COVID and candy: Should kids in Ottawa go out trick-or-treating for Halloween? - Ottawa Citizen

2020-09-26T12:06:35Z  |   by Ottawa Citizen

"It’s all about going with the flow this time."

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N.L. consumer advocate applauds 'Atlantic Loop' - The Telegram

2020-09-26T10:44:54Z  |   by The Telegram

Thursday’s federal throne speech contained an idea that could mean money for the province to offset the cost of the beleaguered Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project. “The government will ensure Canada is the most competitive

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Anil Ambani discloses worldwide assets; tells UK court that he 'leads disciplined, not lavish lifestyle' - The Tribune India

2020-09-26T10:10:00Z  |   by The Tribune India

Ambani denies providing authority for any such guarantee, resulting in the High Court action in the UK – the jurisdiction agreed upon as part of the terms of the loan agreement

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Neiman Marcus Exits Bankruptcy, Looks to Reimagine Business - HYPEBEAST

2020-09-26T08:29:00Z  |   by HYPEBEAST

Clearing more than $4 billion USD in debt.

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Demand for sports equipment and home gyms booms as Canadians prepare for pandemic winter -

2020-09-26T08:00:00Z  |   by CBC News

Canadians learned a lesson in the spring, when sports and fitness equipment became a scarce commodity due to the pandemic. As winter approaches, many are buying now for the season ahead, driving up prices for used goods and prompting retailers to start wait l…

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Polestar confirms Precept concept to rival Model S, Lucid Air - Green Car Reports

2020-09-26T04:30:00Z  |   by Green Car Reports

China-based Polestar, which channels Volvo engineering and design and Geely's supply chain, says that it will build the flagship EV.

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2021 Audi Q5 Sportback Revealed With Sleeker Look, Same Features - Motor1

2020-09-26T04:02:08Z  |   by Motor1

The new 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback ditches the traditional SUV shape for a sleeker, more streamlined look.

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WestJet tells workers their pay will be cut by half due to wage... -

2020-09-26T01:25:46Z  |   by

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. is warning workers receiving the federal wage subsidy they will see their pay cut by up to 53 per cent starting Sunday. A company memo sent to WestJetters on Wednesday states that the maximum weekly payment for employees on the…

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What is the Benadryl Challenge? FDA issues warning about alleged TikTok trend. -

2020-09-26T01:16:00Z  |   by

High doses of diphenhydramine can cause seizures or prove fatal.

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Plaza Pointe-Claire is for sale, leading to questions about its future - CTV News Montreal

2020-09-26T01:15:00Z  |   by

Plaza Pointe-Claire is up for sale, and that's leading to questions about its future. The mall has been a popular spot for the community since the 1950s, but its 92-year-old owner has decided it was time to sell.

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Ottawa, Newfoundland pour cash support into offshore energy sector - The Globe and Mail

2020-09-26T00:38:44Z  |   by The Globe And Mail

Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan said the money will go toward clean technology, environmental upgrades and research and development

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Tesla's Nemesis in China Is a Tiny $5000 Electric Car From GM - BNN

2020-09-26T00:02:17Z  |   by

Known globally for its trucks and muscle cars, General Motors Co. has scored a surprise hit in China with its local partners: a petite electric vehicle that sells for less than $5,000.

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Local collaboration, innovation celebrated as face shield goes into production -

2020-09-25T23:39:00Z  |   by BayToday

“The ProtectON face shield can be sterilized and reused, which is a big improvement over other designs"

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Airbus Wants ZEROe To Be 1st Zero-Emission Commercial Aircraft In The World … By 2035 (Videos) - CleanTechnica

2020-09-25T23:32:30Z  |   by CleanTechnica

Airbus wants to develop the "world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft," but its timeline for doing so is "by 2035."

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Air traffic controller Nav Canada closing in Halifax after COVID-induced downturn - CTV News Atlantic

2020-09-25T23:15:00Z  |   by

Air traffic control company Nav Canada is closing its Halifax operations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to squeeze the global airline industry.

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A McDonald's location inside a Walmart in Mississauga has temporarily closed down due to a COVID-19 case -

2020-09-25T22:37:22Z  |   by

A McDonald’s location in Mississauga has temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, McDonald’s Canada announced. According to a statement issued by the company, an employee from the 100 City Centre Drive location reported that they tes…

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Burnaby casino company gets $200-million fed loan - Burnaby Now

2020-09-25T21:55:00Z  |   by Burnaby Now

A federal program aimed at giving loans to some of the largest companies in the country is rolling the dice with $200 million to a casino chain based out of Burnaby. The loan is the first from . . .

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Will gold prices hold above the 100-day moving average? - Kitco NEWS

2020-09-25T21:44:00Z  |   by Kitco NEWS

Exclusive to Kitco News, technical analyst Gary Wagner provides a daily recap of what happened in the gold market, highlighting important events that captured investors' attention during the U.S. trading session. Wagner's commentary features a mix of fundamen…

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Two people fined for not wearing masks on Edmonton LRT - Edmonton Journal

2020-09-25T21:28:23Z  |   by Edmonton Journal

Two people have been fined for not wearing masks while riding Edmonton’s LRT system.

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