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California man gets prison for coercing women for sex films

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A producer for a now-defunct California porn website was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Monday for coercing or tricking women into appearing in sex videos.
Rethinking tequila: Premium brands aim to change perceptions

Rethinking tequila: Premium brands aim to change perceptions

LONDON (AP) — Love it or hate it, tequila conjures up strong feelings in many drinkers. “Forgive us for the old memories of bad quality tequila!” jokes Antonio Rodriguez, director of production at Patrón Tequila.
Canada's crude oil exports have increased 15-fold in 30 years: report

Canada's crude oil exports have increased 15-fold in 30 years: report

HALIFAX — The value of crude oil exports from Canada has increased over 15-fold in the last 30 years, according to a report from Statistics Canada and the Canada Energy Regulator.
Alberta opens COVID-19 lottery; 48,000 more first doses needed to lift health rules

Alberta opens COVID-19 lottery; 48,000 more first doses needed to lift health rules

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says 48,000 more Albertans must step up for a first dose of COVID vaccine to fully lift health restrictions, and hopes his new lottery plan will be that incentive.

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 (20,157.65, up 19.30 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Up 28 cents, or 0.62 per cent, to $45.53 on 28.
S&P/TSX composite posts late-day rally to record high ahead of Fed meeting

S&P/TSX composite posts late-day rally to record high ahead of Fed meeting

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index shrugged off some early weakness to rally to a record close ahead of a two-day meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve, where rising inflation is expected to be front and centre.
Air Canada announces routes for expanded cargo capacity

Air Canada announces routes for expanded cargo capacity

HALIFAX — Air Canada has announced a list of new international routes that will be a part of its cargo service expansion this fall.
N.L. oil workers gather in last-ditch effort to save Terra Nova offshore oilfield

N.L. oil workers gather in last-ditch effort to save Terra Nova offshore oilfield

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — About 100 oil workers gathered outside Newfoundland and Labrador’s legislature Monday, a day before Suncor Energy was expected to announce whether the Terra Nova offshore oilfield will be shut down for good.
Minnesota court affirms approval of Line 3 oil pipeline

Minnesota court affirms approval of Line 3 oil pipeline

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed state regulators' key approvals of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, in a dispute that drew over 1,000 protesters to northern Minnesota last week.
Canada's latest wireless spectrum auction expected to be critical for 5G networks

Canada's latest wireless spectrum auction expected to be critical for 5G networks

This week marks the beginning of a key event for Canada's telecom industry as up to 23 bidders compete for federal licences used in 5G wireless networks.