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Health units with low virus transmission urge caution as Ontario gradually reopens

Health units with low virus transmission urge caution as Ontario gradually reopens

TORONTO — Public health restrictions loosened in three Ontario regions with low rates of COVID-19 on Wednesday, with local officials warning that visitors from other areas weren't welcome at reopened businesses.
Powell stresses commitment to full employment and low rates

Powell stresses commitment to full employment and low rates

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday underscored the Fed's commitment to reducing unemployment to multi-decade lows, where it stood before the pandemic, while signalling little concern about the risk of potentially high infla
Keyera shares fall after it reports 23% rise in delayed pipeline cost to $1.6 billion

Keyera shares fall after it reports 23% rise in delayed pipeline cost to $1.6 billion

CALGARY — Estimated costs for a proposed Alberta natural gas liquids pipeline put on hold last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and commodity price uncertainty have jumped by $300 million to $1.6 billion, Keyera Corp. reported Wednesday.
Ontario using billions in pandemic funding by March, deficit still record high

Ontario using billions in pandemic funding by March, deficit still record high

TORONTO — Ontario will spend all of the $13.3 billion in pandemic funding it received from the federal government by the end of March, although that won't change the record deficit it expects to rack up this year.
Audit raises concerns about wildfire risks at US nuclear lab

Audit raises concerns about wildfire risks at US nuclear lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of the nation’s premier nuclear laboratories isn’t taking the necessary precautions to guard against wildfires, according to an audit by the U.S. Energy Department’s inspector general.
60% of Indigenous workers feel emotionally unsafe on the job: Catalyst survey

60% of Indigenous workers feel emotionally unsafe on the job: Catalyst survey

TORONTO — As Krystal Abotossaway navigated corporate Canada over the last decade, the Toronto woman with Anishinaabe Kwe heritage always paid always took care to be on time, to watch her drinking at after-work events and to be agreeable in meetings.
'I don't want to be a unicorn': Black founders struggle to raise venture capital

'I don't want to be a unicorn': Black founders struggle to raise venture capital

TORONTO — When Lola Adeyemi started a company making chickpea stews and roasted carrot soups like the ones she grew up eating in Africa, she was expecting an uphill battle.
Imperial, Suncor make contingency plans despite 'low probability' of Line 5 shutdown

Imperial, Suncor make contingency plans despite 'low probability' of Line 5 shutdown

CALGARY — Less than a month after U.S. President Joe Biden nixed the Keystone XL pipeline as part of a sweeping climate plan, another pipeline with implications for Canada is in the crosshairs of a U.S. politician.
Interfor buys South Carolina sawmill for US$59M as lumber prices set new records

Interfor buys South Carolina sawmill for US$59M as lumber prices set new records

VANCOUVER — Lumber producer Interfor Corp. is buying a sawmill in South Carolina from WestRock Co. for US$59 million in cash.
LVMH to put Fenty fashion collection on pause

LVMH to put Fenty fashion collection on pause

NEW YORK — LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group, has put Rihanna's Fenty fashion collection on hold.
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