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General strike at Port of Montreal set to begin on Monday, says dockworkers union

General strike at Port of Montreal set to begin on Monday, says dockworkers union

MONTREAL — A general strike at the Port of Montreal is set to begin on Monday after the union representing dockworkers issued the required 72-hour notice to the Maritime Employers Association.
Powwows across US adapt to pandemic for a second year

Powwows across US adapt to pandemic for a second year

The coronavirus pandemic brought powwow season largely to a screeching halt last year. Some powwows cancelled their annual events; others went online only.
CN fires latest salvo in battle with CP Rail; analyst survey says shippers prefer CP

CN fires latest salvo in battle with CP Rail; analyst survey says shippers prefer CP

CALGARY — Railroad shippers have a much more negative view of a bid by Canadian National Railway Co. to take over the Kansas City Southern railroad than a competing offer by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,102.33, up 70.69 points.) Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (TSX:TBP). Health care. Up seven cents, or 26.92 per cent, to 33 cents on 14.
North American stock markets recover from tax-hike fears, end week near record closes

North American stock markets recover from tax-hike fears, end week near record closes

TORONTO — Investors shook off U.S. tax hike concerns as strong economic data pushed North American stock markets to end the week hovering around record territory. Markets were rattled Thursday following a report that U.S.
Canada joins U.S. in creating Net-Zero Producers Forum to reduce GHG emissions

Canada joins U.S. in creating Net-Zero Producers Forum to reduce GHG emissions

CALGARY — Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan says Canada will join the U.S.
'Super competitive': Warehouse demand soars amid shift to online shopping

'Super competitive': Warehouse demand soars amid shift to online shopping

TORONTO — A boom in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic is making it tough to find warehouse space in many provinces, industry insiders say.
UK sees budget deficit rise to highest rate since 1946

UK sees budget deficit rise to highest rate since 1946

LONDON — Britain has seen its budget deficit rise during the coronavirus pandemic to its highest level since the year after the end of World War II, official figures showed Friday.

China, global recovery boost profit at automaker Daimler

FRANKFURT — German car and truck maker Daimler AG says net profit rebounded strongly to 4.4 billion euros ($5.
Colombia police, military raid illegal gold mining operation

Colombia police, military raid illegal gold mining operation

MAGUI PAYAN, Colombia — From the air, the illegal gold mines look like wounds in the dense jungle of southern Colombia — scars of red, gray and brown dirt surrounding toxic ponds.
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