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Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

A dairy producers' lobbying group is asking farmers to consider alternatives to palm supplements in livestock feed pending the results of an investigation launched in response to consumers' concerns about perceived changes to the consistency of butte

Game on, again: GameStop surges and no one truly knows why

NEW YORK — Wall Street's GameStop saga won't stop. After weeks of going dormant, shares of GameStop have suddenly shot higher again, rising 18.6% Thursday after surging 75% in the last hour of trading Wednesday.
Banks carve out gains from wealth management, mortgages even as some sectors languish

Banks carve out gains from wealth management, mortgages even as some sectors languish

TORONTO — TD chief executive Bharat Masrani said on Thursday it was “too early to declare victory” against the COVID-19 pandemic — even as TD was one of six Canadian banks that reduced its provisions for bad debt, citing better prospects for the econ
Health innovation needs to return to Canada: Business Council of Canada CEO

Health innovation needs to return to Canada: Business Council of Canada CEO

TORONTO — The head of the Business Council of Canada is worried about the country's inability to produce vaccines and certain medical supplies, but hopes the pandemic will pressure governments to rectify the situation.
Twitter to let users charge followers to see premium posts

Twitter to let users charge followers to see premium posts

Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or regular people.

Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” by Bill Gates (Knopf) 4. “Firefly Lane” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Griffin) 5.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 4. “The Sanatorium” by Sarah Pearse (Viking/Dorman) 5.
Canada's top court says it won't hear appeals by Bell and several cable companies

Canada's top court says it won't hear appeals by Bell and several cable companies

OTTAWA — Canada's top court has decided against hearing a pair of appeals brought to it by Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and a number of cable companies seeking to overturn a CRTC decision that lowered the wholesale rates those companies charge

Author-editor Nadja Spiegelman to edit new literary magazine

NEW YORK — Author and editor Nadja Spiegelman is heading a new literary magazine that will highlight writing from around the world. Astra Quarterly will likely release its first issue later this year.
Canadian small businesses rack up $135 billion in debt to survive pandemic: Report

Canadian small businesses rack up $135 billion in debt to survive pandemic: Report

TORONTO — Canada’s small businesses have collectively taken on $135 billion in debt in an attempt to survive the pandemic, a dizzying amount that could hurt the country's economic recovery, according to a report released Thursday.