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TC Energy reports $1.1-billion net loss after $2.2-billion writedown on Keystone XL

TC Energy reports $1.1-billion net loss after $2.2-billion writedown on Keystone XL

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. is reporting a first-quarter net loss of $1.1 billion after taking a $2.2-billion after-tax asset impairment charge on its cancelled Keystone XL export oil pipeline.
OSC to ban deferred sales charges on mutual funds next year

OSC to ban deferred sales charges on mutual funds next year

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission is moving to ban deferred sales charges on mutual funds — a move that will harmonize the watchdog's policy on such fees with the rest of the country.
Glenn Close on 8 Oscar nods with no wins: I am not a loser

Glenn Close on 8 Oscar nods with no wins: I am not a loser

NEW YORK — Though Glenn Close has been nominated for eight Oscars without any wins, the distinguished actor wants to make one thing clear: she is not a loser.
Angelina Jolie lets Taylor Sheridan drag her through hell

Angelina Jolie lets Taylor Sheridan drag her through hell

NEW YORK — Taylor Sheridan, initially brought on to rewrite the mountain thriller “Those Who Wish Me Dead,” gradually got more invested in the movie. When another filmmaker dropped out, he called the studio with an offer.
Telus CEO says it's on track to lower capital spending sharply in 2023

Telus CEO says it's on track to lower capital spending sharply in 2023

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. chief executive Darren Entwistle said Friday that the telecommunications company will be able to reduce capital spending to $2.5 billion a year or less in 2023, after an accelerated investment plant announced this week.
As MPs urge support, Trudeau demurs on whether government backs COVID-19 waiver

As MPs urge support, Trudeau demurs on whether government backs COVID-19 waiver

WASHINGTON — Justin Trudeau stopped well short Friday of endorsing efforts to lift the veil on the trade secrets behind COVID-19 vaccines, insisting instead that Canada is already doing plenty to improve access to doses around the world.
Alberta's Kenney urges federal government to push U.S. for surplus COVID-19 vaccines

Alberta's Kenney urges federal government to push U.S. for surplus COVID-19 vaccines

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney is urging the federal government to push hard to bring surplus COVID-19 vaccines in from the United States.
'Will I ever have the money to pay bills?' Retail worker faces third layoff in April

'Will I ever have the money to pay bills?' Retail worker faces third layoff in April

Joyce Garant has worked since she was 15 years old. Her first job was as a hostess for McDonald's before she became a dress store manager. Then in 1987, she was hired at the Hudson's Bay in her hometown of Windsor, Ont.
Big Three's Q1 average monthly wireless bills but some fees on the rise

Big Three's Q1 average monthly wireless bills but some fees on the rise

TORONTO — Quarterly reports from Rogers, Bell Canada and Telus show their average monthly billing per mobile phone user was down in early 2021 compared with last year's first quarter.
EU leaders attend summit in person for 1st time this year

EU leaders attend summit in person for 1st time this year

PORTO, Portugal — European Union leaders and their large following of diplomats and advisers met Friday in Portugal for two days of in-person talks, signalling their belief that the threat from COVID-19 on the continent is waning amid a quickening va