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New rules would allow N.L. to cut bonuses at provincial energy corporation Nalcor

New rules would allow N.L. to cut bonuses at provincial energy corporation Nalcor

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is proposing new rules that would end the big bonuses regularly paid to executives at provincial corporation Nalcor Energy.
Cirque du Soleil plans reopening of shows after shutting down due to the pandemic

Cirque du Soleil plans reopening of shows after shutting down due to the pandemic

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group says it is resuming shows after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic. The company says "O" at the Bellagio and Mystere at Treasure Island will reopen this summer in Las Vegas.
Rogers CEO 'deeply disappointed' software upgrade caused wireless outage

Rogers CEO 'deeply disappointed' software upgrade caused wireless outage

TORONTO — The chief executive of Rogers Communications Inc. said Wednesday that he and his team are "deeply disappointed" by the widespread outage that affected many of its wireless customers this week.
Grocery and drugstore retailer Metro pushes ahead with tech upgrades despite pandemic

Grocery and drugstore retailer Metro pushes ahead with tech upgrades despite pandemic

Metro Inc. is pressing ahead with technology upgrades despite the pandemic, with the food retailer planning to roll out more self-checkout machines, electronic shelf-labels and new automated distribution centres in the coming months.
Behind production of a top-selling bourbon, push to go green

Behind production of a top-selling bourbon, push to go green

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The process of making fine whiskey involves aging spirits to a golden brown, but a bourbon producing giant is going green along the way.
Amazon begins rollout of pay-by-palm at Whole Foods near HQ

Amazon begins rollout of pay-by-palm at Whole Foods near HQ

NEW YORK — Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.
New enrollments push Anthem beyond expectations in Q1

New enrollments push Anthem beyond expectations in Q1

INDIANAPOLIS — Anthem delivered a better-than-expected first quarter and pushed its 2021 forecast past expectations as enrolment growth lifted the health insurer.
Annual pace of inflation leaps higher in March to 2.2%, Statistics Canada says

Annual pace of inflation leaps higher in March to 2.2%, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation jumped higher in March due in large part to a plunge in prices a year ago at the start of the pandemic. Statistics Canada said Wednesday the consumer price index in March was up 2.

Here's a list of March inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in March, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list March inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in March, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.7 per cent (1.2) — Prince Edward Island: 3.