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Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

When the remains of 215 missing children were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, the local Tim Hortons became more than a pit stop for coffee and doughnuts.
Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Plastic resins — tiny plastic pellets used to make everything from bread bags to milk containers — are undergoing a triple whammy of high demand, tight supply and soaring prices.
Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, just after a top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies rea
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (20,402.66, down 59.27 points.) Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN). Utilities. Down 11 cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $19.
Meat packers call for changes to foreign worker cap to address labour shortage crisis

Meat packers call for changes to foreign worker cap to address labour shortage crisis

CALGARY — Canadian meat packers are lobbying the federal government to let them bring in more temporary foreign workers in light of a labour shortage crisis they say has reached an "all-time high.
S&P/TSX composite ends down for third straight week on events coming out of China

S&P/TSX composite ends down for third straight week on events coming out of China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index concluded its third losing week in a row by giving back some of its recent gains amid concerns out of China about the real estate market and the country's ban on cryptocurrencies.
Canadian railways could run out of grain to transport due to drought: analyst

Canadian railways could run out of grain to transport due to drought: analyst

TORONTO — Canada's two largest railways may run out of grain to move and face revenue challenges in the coming year as the domestic grain crop is expected to decrease 37 per cent due to drought conditions across the Prairies despite a slight improvem
PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

PG&E charged in California wildfire last year that killed 4

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric was charged Friday with manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, prosecutors said.
NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

NY hospitals, schools fear staff shortage from vaccine rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the nation's most aggressive COVID-19 vaccine mandates are scheduled to take effect Monday in New York amid continued resistance from some to the shots, leaving hospitals and nursing homes across the state and schools in New Y
Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect

Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect

With the introduction of every new pandemic measure, The Hearty Hooligan restaurant in Hamilton has faced fake one-star reviews, online harassment, and disruptions at their location.