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UK's new government announces legislation for 'national renewal' as Parliament opens with royal pomp

UK's new government announces legislation for 'national renewal' as Parliament opens with royal pomp

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s new Labour Party government promised to calm the country’s febrile politics and ease its cost-of-living crisis as it set out its plans for “national renewal” at the grand State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday.
Extreme weather hit profits at over half of Canadian businesses: survey

Extreme weather hit profits at over half of Canadian businesses: survey

TORONTO — A new survey of business leaders finds the vast majority are concerned that climate change will hit their operations this year while more than half report that it's already affected profits.
Torrential rain causes major flooding in Toronto, parts of GTA

Torrential rain causes major flooding in Toronto, parts of GTA

TORONTO — Torrential rain that pummelled Toronto flooded a major highway, several thoroughfares and a key transit hub on Tuesday – requiring emergency crews to rescue people from stranded cars and other spaces – while large parts of the city were lef
LCBO bargaining to resume Wednesday, union says

LCBO bargaining to resume Wednesday, union says

TORONTO — The union representing about 10,000 striking workers at Ontario's main liquor retailer says they're heading back to the bargaining table Wednesday.
Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

Alberta, B.C. toast wine deal after tiff over taxing direct sales to consumers

EDMONTON — The Alberta-British Columbia wine fight appears to be coming to an end. The premiers of both provinces announced Tuesday a one-year deal to again allow Albertans to directly order wine from more than 300 B.C.
Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

Yukon water regulator said miner 'flouted' licence, saved millions, long before spill

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Two years before the disastrous ore slide and spill of cyanide solution last month at the Eagle Gold mine in Yukon, the former head of the Yukon Water Board accused the mine's owner of violating conditions of its water lic
TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

TC Energy's US$15B Keystone XL claim thrown out by trade tribunal

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp., the Canadian company behind the ill-fated Keystone XL pipeline, has suffered a major blow after a trade tribunal tossed out its claim to US$15 billion in damages.
S&P/TSX composite up almost 250 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also rise

S&P/TSX composite up almost 250 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also rise

TORONTO — Gains in industrial and technology stocks led Canada's main stock index up more than one per cent on Tuesday, outweighing weakness in energy, while U.S. stock markets also rose, led by a rally on the Dow.
Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Former TV personality Carlos Watson was convicted Tuesday in a federal financial conspiracy case about Ozy Media, an ambitious startup that collapsed after another executive impersonated a YouTube executive to hype the company’s succe
Indigo to remove portraits of Alice Munro from stores, keep books on shelves

Indigo to remove portraits of Alice Munro from stores, keep books on shelves

TORONTO — Canada's biggest bookseller will remove enlarged photos of Alice Munro from stores, but bookstores large and small say they plan to keep her published works on the shelves.
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