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Highlights of the 2021-22 Nova Scotia provincial budget

Highlights of the 2021-22 Nova Scotia provincial budget

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Finance Minister Labi Kousoulis tabled the 2021-22 Nova Scotia budget Thursday. Here are some highlights. - A deficit of $584.9 million is projected on a spending program of $12.5 billion, with total debt hitting $17.
What's an NFT? Blockchain technology poised to move beyond art world

What's an NFT? Blockchain technology poised to move beyond art world

TORONTO — The recent auction of an artwork has created a stir in the art and tech worlds, and not just because of the US$69.4-million final bid it fetched.
As freeze in air travel begins to thaw, United adds flights

As freeze in air travel begins to thaw, United adds flights

With confidence rising that the end of the pandemic is growing closer, airports have begun to grow more crowded and airlines are starting to revive flights that vanished last year as people cancelled vacations and business trips.
Powell likens Fed's pandemic response to British at Dunkirk

Powell likens Fed's pandemic response to British at Dunkirk

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell compared the actions taken by the central bank early in the pandemic as the economy barrelled toward a recession to British efforts in World War II to evacuate troops at Dunkirk.
Chrissy Teigen deletes Twitter account, citing negativity

Chrissy Teigen deletes Twitter account, citing negativity

LOS ANGELES — Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life. “For over 10 years you guys have been my world,” Teigen wrote to her 13.7 million followers Wednesday night.
US jobless claims fall to 684,000, fewest since pandemic

US jobless claims fall to 684,000, fewest since pandemic

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign that the economy is improving.
UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal 'wife beater' ruling

UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal 'wife beater' ruling

LONDON — A British court on Thursday refused Johnny Depp permission to appeal a judge’s ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard, saying his attempt to overturn the decision had “no real prospect of success.
Government revises 4th quarter GDP up slightly to 4.3%

Government revises 4th quarter GDP up slightly to 4.3%

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.
Nova Scotia Liberals to table first deficit budget in six years because of COVID-19

Nova Scotia Liberals to table first deficit budget in six years because of COVID-19

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's budget is to be tabled Thursday and will include a plan to bring the province back to fiscal balance within four years, according to a government source.
CEO says Harry hire is a natural fit, not a publicity stunt

CEO says Harry hire is a natural fit, not a publicity stunt

SAN FRANCISCO — The CEO of BetterUp Inc.
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