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UK investigates Google's plan to revamp Chrome browser

UK investigates Google's plan to revamp Chrome browser

LONDON — Britain's competition watchdog said Friday it launched an investigation into Google's plan to overhaul its ad data system over worries it could leave even less room for rivals in the online ad industry.
New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify image

New campaign, and logo, for GM in a bid to electrify image

DETROIT — General Motors is changing its corporate logo and launching an electric vehicle marketing campaign to reshape its image as clean vehicle company, rather than a builder of gas-powered pickups and SUVs.
Laurentian Bank names Yvan Deschamps new chief financial officer

Laurentian Bank names Yvan Deschamps new chief financial officer

MONTREAL — Laurentian Bank says chief financial officer Francois Laurin is retiring and will be replaced by Yvan Deschamps in April.
Domtar exits diaper business after nearly a decade with sale for US$920 million

Domtar exits diaper business after nearly a decade with sale for US$920 million

Domtar Corp. is selling its diaper and adult incontinence business for US$920 million, nearly a decade after adding the new line of products to offset declining paper sales.
WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government's 'Incoherent' policy

WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government's 'Incoherent' policy

The CEO of WestJet Airlines Ltd. is laying the blame squarely on "incoherent" policy from Ottawa as his carrier cuts staff and flights in response to new COVID-19 testing requirements for passengers returning to Canada.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by Canadian city

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 8.6 per cent in December. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by province

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for December, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 8.6 per cent in December. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): - Newfoundland and Labrador 12.3 per cent (12.2) - Prince Edward Island 10.
National employment numbers for December from Statistics Canada, at a glance

National employment numbers for December from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's December employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 8.6 per cent (8.5) Employment rate: 59.3 per cent (59.5) Participation rate: 64.9 per cent (65.
Head of Chinese bank behind foreign building spree jailed

Head of Chinese bank behind foreign building spree jailed

BEIJING — The former chairman of the main Chinese state bank behind Beijing's initiative to build railways and ports across dozens of Asian countries has been sentenced to life in prison on corruption charges, a court announced.
Chinese court finds #MeToo allegations defamed journalist

Chinese court finds #MeToo allegations defamed journalist

TAIPEI, Taiwan — In a potential blow to the #MeToo movement in China, a court ruled that two former journalists defamed a third journalist by publishing an account accusing him of sexual misconduct.