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Cheap rates, flexible cancellation policies won't last long, travel agencies say

Cheap rates, flexible cancellation policies won't last long, travel agencies say

As Canada slowly emerges from pandemic lockdown measures, bookings and inquiries at Kristin Hoogendoorn’s travel business have exploded.
US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since April despite widespread evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding steadily from the pandemic recession.
Pembina and TC Energy team up for carbon transportation and sequestration project

Pembina and TC Energy team up for carbon transportation and sequestration project

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. and TC Energy Corp. have announced a plan to develop a carbon transportation and sequestration system in Alberta.
Loblaw expands PC Optimum at Esso stations, points redeemable on gas, car washes

Loblaw expands PC Optimum at Esso stations, points redeemable on gas, car washes

TORONTO — Canada's biggest food and drugstore retailer is expanding its loyalty program at Esso gas stations, allowing PC Optimum members to both earn and redeem points when they fuel up. Loblaw Companies Ltd.
No apology: Tavis Smiley makes comeback bid after PBS firing

No apology: Tavis Smiley makes comeback bid after PBS firing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three years after workplace misconduct allegations cost veteran TV and radio talk-show host Tavis Smiley his job and a national forum, he’s ending his silence.

Global stocks lower after Fed moves up rate hike forecast

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought. London and Frankfurt opened lower while Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney fell.
Chinese crewed spaceship docks with new space station

Chinese crewed spaceship docks with new space station

JIUQUAN, China (AP) — State media say a Chinese spaceship carrying a three-person crew has docked with the country's new space station at the start of 3-month mission.
Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law

Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used a sweeping national security law against a pro-democracy newspaper for the first time Thursday, arresting five editors and executives on charges of collusion with foreign powers.
Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought.
Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of the Ohio House expelled Rep. Larry Householder, the federally indicted Republican ex-speaker, Wednesday in a bipartisan vote that invoked their powers to remove a member for the first time in 150 years.
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