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at 22:37 on August 24, 2016, EDT.

California lawmakers approve extension of climate change law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.

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at 19:00 on August 24, 2016, EDT.

Federal, provincial Liberals signing $1.49-billion transit funding agreement

OTTAWA — The federal treasury is doling out $1.49 billion worth of transit funding among cities in Ontario for track upgrades, new buses and improvements and accessibility upgrades to stations, the prime minister announced Tuesday.

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at 17:22 on August 24, 2016, EDT.

Toronto stock market sheds more than 100 points amid lower gold and oil prices

TORONTO — Lower commodity prices weighed on the Toronto stock market Wednesday, pulling the index down more than 100 points at the close.

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at 16:52 on August 24, 2016, EDT.

Wilderness group wants Tolko logging roads shut down when Manitoba mill closes

THE PAS, Man. — An environmental group wants logging roads built by a forest products company in northern Manitoba to be shut down when its plant closes.

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at 16:39 on August 24, 2016, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:

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at 16:39 on August 24, 2016, EDT.

Newfoundland boasts about latest oil and gas data from the Orphan Basin

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland and Labrador government has delivered some encouraging news about its potential offshore oil and gas resources, saying new seismic data is pointing to huge reserves in West Orphan Basin.

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24.08.2016

California lawmakers approve extension of climate change law

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24.08.2016

Federal, provincial Liberals signing $1.49-billion transit funding agreement

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24.08.2016

Toronto stock market sheds more than 100 points amid lower gold and oil prices

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24.08.2016

Wilderness group wants Tolko logging roads shut down when Manitoba mill closes

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