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Scholars Choice closing all but three of its stores in a restructuring

LONDON, Ont. — Retailer Scholar's Choice is closing all but three of its stores as part of a restructuring of its operations to focus on its e-commerce and catalogue business.
Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

Shell's Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

CALGARY — Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture and storage project north of Edmonton has reached the milestone of five million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about 1.25 million cars.
Barrick joint venture takes Papua New Guinea mine scrap to World Bank arbitrator

Barrick joint venture takes Papua New Guinea mine scrap to World Bank arbitrator

TORONTO — Owners of the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea say they are going to the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes to try to resolve a battle with the federal government that resulted in closing of the min

Judge rejects Dakota Access pipeline request to stop closure

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge rejected a request from the operator of the Dakota Access Pipeline to halt an order to shut down the oil pipeline during a lengthy environmental review. U.S.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for June, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 12.3 per cent in June. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for June, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 12.3 per cent in June. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 16.5 per cent (16.3) — Prince Edward Island 15.

National employment numbers for June from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's June employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 12.3 per cent (13.7) Employment rate: 56.0 per cent (52.9) Participation rate: 63.8 per cent (61.
US wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs plunged

US wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs plunged

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices fell 0.2% in June as food costs dropped sharply, offsetting a big increase in energy prices.
MTY Food Group reports $99.1M second-quarter loss due to one-time charge

MTY Food Group reports $99.1M second-quarter loss due to one-time charge

MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. reported a second-quarter loss of $99.1 million as the company took a $120.3-million non-cash impairment charge related to property, plant and equipment, intangible assets and goodwill due to the pandemic.
Lawmakers vote closes down Philippines' largest TV network

Lawmakers vote closes down Philippines' largest TV network

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, one of the critical news agencies the president has repeatedly threatened, in a move that shut down a major news provider amid
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