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North American stock markets rally to pare early losses over inflation concerns

North American stock markets rally to pare early losses over inflation concerns

TORONTO — North American stock markets rallied to pare morning losses prompted by worries about rising inflation. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 87.84 points to 19,274.04 after dropping by as much as 272 points earlier Tuesday.
Tangerine, RBC highest rated banks as overall satisfaction with banks drops: report

Tangerine, RBC highest rated banks as overall satisfaction with banks drops: report

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada and Tangerine ranked highest among Canadian banks this year as overall customer satisfaction among major financial institutions dropped during the pandemic, a prominent market research company reported Tuesday. J.D.
N.B. redistributes $163 million in carbon tax revenue, cuts personal income tax

N.B. redistributes $163 million in carbon tax revenue, cuts personal income tax

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's finance minister is returning $28 million to New Brunswickers through a personal income tax cut.
MLB tells Athletics to explore relocation if no new ballpark

MLB tells Athletics to explore relocation if no new ballpark

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Major League Baseball has instructed the Athletics to explore relocation options as the team tries to secure the new ballpark it hopes for to stay in Oakland.
Oilsands producer Suncor and utility Atco to pursue 'world-class' hydrogen project

Oilsands producer Suncor and utility Atco to pursue 'world-class' hydrogen project

CALGARY — Oilsands producer Suncor Energy Inc. is partnering with utility Atco Ltd. on a "multibillion-dollar" project to produce more than 300,000 tonnes per year of hydrogen.
British PM seeks to bolster economy, union in new parliament

British PM seeks to bolster economy, union in new parliament

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.
Impact of Colonial Pipeline hack on Canadian gasoline prices 'negligible': analyst

Impact of Colonial Pipeline hack on Canadian gasoline prices 'negligible': analyst

TORONTO — An expert is reassuring Canadians to not be worried about a spike in gasoline prices after a cyberattack on a critical U.S. pipeline.
Employers say virtual recruiting from universities has quickly become the norm

Employers say virtual recruiting from universities has quickly become the norm

TORONTO — Darrell Wellington heads a growing tech company that used to do almost all its employee recruitment in person, except for a few overseas candidates — until last year.
Quebec government worries about repercussions of a prolonged ArcelorMittal strike

Quebec government worries about repercussions of a prolonged ArcelorMittal strike

MONTREAL — Quebec's Labour Minister says he is concerned about the economic repercussions of a strike involving 2,500 ArcelorMittal workers announced Monday evening.
US job openings soar to highest level on record

US job openings soar to highest level on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses seeking to find new workers as the economy expands.
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