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Hyundai announces $5.5B electric vehicle plant in Georgia

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group officials confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.
Via Rail Canada CEO Cynthia Garneau stepping down: federal transport minister

Via Rail Canada CEO Cynthia Garneau stepping down: federal transport minister

MONTREAL — The federal transport minister says Via Rail Canada Inc. president and CEO Cynthia Garneau has resigned. Omar Alghabra says Garneau's resignation is effective Friday and comes three years after she was appointed CEO in May 2019.
Unifor members ratify new contract at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills

Unifor members ratify new contract at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills

MONTREAL — Unifor says workers it represents at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills in Canada have voted to approve a new contract reached last week. The union says 89.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

CALGARY — Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Ottawa to conduct public interest assessment of WestJet-Sunwing deal

Ottawa to conduct public interest assessment of WestJet-Sunwing deal

OTTAWA — The federal government will conduct a public interest assessment of WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s deal to buy Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations.
Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it has deployed the first of hundreds of electric vehicle fast chargers that will be available at 200 locations across North America over the next two years.
The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — The top U.S.

NFI Group closing factory in Pembina, N.D., as part of cost-cutting plan

WINNIPEG — NFI Group Inc. says it is closing a factory in Pembina, N.D., later this year as part of a new cost-cutting plan. The company says the Motor Coach Industries manufacturing facility is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin's demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday,
G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies agreed Friday to provide $19.8 billion in economic aid to Ukraine to ensure its finances do not hinder its ability to defend itself from Russia’s invasion .