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UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kongers from January

UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kongers from January

LONDON — Britain’s government announced Wednesday that it will open a new special pathway to obtaining U.K. citizenship for up to 3 million eligible Hong Kongers as of January, taking another step toward solidifying a policy denounced by China.
Slack files anti-competitive complaint vs. Microsoft in EU

Slack files anti-competitive complaint vs. Microsoft in EU

Workplace chatting service Slack has filed a complaint in the European Union against Microsoft, accusing the software company of anti-competitive behaviour .
Empire to invest $2.1 billion over three years to expand, grow earnings

Empire to invest $2.1 billion over three years to expand, grow earnings

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Company Ltd. plans to spend $2.
June inflation rate turns positive amid early stages of economic reopening

June inflation rate turns positive amid early stages of economic reopening

OTTAWA — The country's inflation barometer turned positive last month after two months of deflation as the consumer price index increased by 0.7 per cent in June compared to a year earlier, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.
CP Rail forecasts earnings growth despite drop in second-quarter profits

CP Rail forecasts earnings growth despite drop in second-quarter profits

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is forecasting adjusted earnings growth in 2020 despite a sharp drop in profits in the second quarter.
2 more ex-Wirecard managers arrested, ex-CEO back in custody

2 more ex-Wirecard managers arrested, ex-CEO back in custody

BERLIN — Two more former executives at bankrupt German payment company Wirecard were arrested on Wednesday in the fraud scandal that brought down the one-time tech star and its former CEO was taken back into custody after the case against him was exp
Here's a list of June inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

Here's a list of June inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.7 per cent in June, Statistics Canada says.
Here's a list of June inflation rates for Canadian provinces

Here's a list of June inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.7 per cent in June, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 0.1 per cent (-1.3) — Prince Edward Island: -0.
US sales of existing homes jump 20% after a 3-month slump

US sales of existing homes jump 20% after a 3-month slump

BALTIMORE — Americans stepped up their home purchases in June by a robust 20.7% after the pandemic had caused sales to crater in the prior three months.
Bombardier burns through less cash and obtains US$1B loan to operate during COVID

Bombardier burns through less cash and obtains US$1B loan to operate during COVID

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. says it has the liquidity to operate through the COVID-19 pandemic after using less cash in the second quarter and securing a loan of up to US$1 billion.
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