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Climate-related extreme weather puts oil and gas assets, production at risk

Climate-related extreme weather puts oil and gas assets, production at risk

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. filed a disclosure document last year laying out what would happen if extreme weather were to force a 10-day shutdown of its massive Base Plant oilsands mine in northern Alberta.
Small fashion houses sowing sustainability with sewing pattern releases

Small fashion houses sowing sustainability with sewing pattern releases

When Michelle Larsen started her fashion brand, she planned on making each item herself, with an eye to transparency, sustainability and fair labour practices.
In Newfoundland, a town rejoices after seven fishers feared lost return home safe

In Newfoundland, a town rejoices after seven fishers feared lost return home safe

NEW-WES-VALLEY, N.L. — A Newfoundland community is holding a parade today to celebrate the safe and astonishing return of seven fishermen rescued from a life raft after days at sea.
Canada's airports, hospitals begin returning to normal after global IT outage

Canada's airports, hospitals begin returning to normal after global IT outage

MONTREAL — Airports, hospitals and police services across Canada continued their gradual return to normal operations on Saturday as they recovered from a global technology outage caused by a defective update to computers using Microsoft Windows.
LCBO confirms strike over, stores to reopen Tuesday after deal was put on hold

LCBO confirms strike over, stores to reopen Tuesday after deal was put on hold

TORONTO — Questions surrounding the end of a two-week-long strike at Ontario's main liquor retailer appeared to be resolved for good on Saturday after the Liquor Control Board of Ontario announced a deal to end the walkout by about 10,000 staff was b
Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions issues

Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions issues

COLD LAKE, ALTA. — In Cold Lake, Alta., drivers leaning through windows at the McDonald’s drive-thru have been ambushed by people running by and snatching food right out of their hands.
In Montreal, services for the vulnerable trigger backlash, but no easy solutions

In Montreal, services for the vulnerable trigger backlash, but no easy solutions

MONTREAL — Officials in Montreal are struggling to get the public on board with the city's approach to treating people with severe addiction and homelessness, as those social crises become fodder for political attacks.
A faulty software update causes havoc worldwide for airlines, hospitals and governments

A faulty software update causes havoc worldwide for airlines, hospitals and governments

NEW YORK (AP) — A faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide on Friday, grounding flights, knocking down some financial companies and news outlets, and disrupting hospitals, small businesses and government offices.
Canadian flights, hospitals, border disrupted during global technology outage

Canadian flights, hospitals, border disrupted during global technology outage

TORONTO — A global technology outage grounded flights, disrupted hospitals, backed up border crossings and even upended coffee orders in Canada on Friday, as issues persisted hours after problems with Microsoft services were said to be on the mend.
Internet outage latest | Airlines, businesses, border crossings hit by global tech disruption

Internet outage latest | Airlines, businesses, border crossings hit by global tech disruption

Businesses and governments worldwide experienced hours-long disruptions Friday as a widespread technology outage affected services across industries.
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