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Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it has deployed the first of hundreds of electric vehicle fast chargers that will be available at 200 locations across North America over the next two years.
The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — The top U.S.

NFI Group closing factory in Pembina, N.D., as part of cost-cutting plan

WINNIPEG — NFI Group Inc. says it is closing a factory in Pembina, N.D., later this year as part of a new cost-cutting plan. The company says the Motor Coach Industries manufacturing facility is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin's demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday,
G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies agreed Friday to provide $19.8 billion in economic aid to Ukraine to ensure its finances do not hinder its ability to defend itself from Russia’s invasion .
Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

BERLIN (AP) — Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder plans to leave the board of directors of Russian state energy company Rosneft as a backlash over his ties with Russia and its energy sector mounts.
Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

CALGARY — The stakes are high as Canadian farmers take to the fields to plant 2022's crop, which some are saying could find a place in the record books as "the most expensive ever." On her family's farm northeast of Calgary near Acme, Alta.
B.C. to end fossil fuel subsidies under new oil and gas royalty system

B.C. to end fossil fuel subsidies under new oil and gas royalty system

VICTORIA — British Columbia is changing its decades-old royalty system, the fees it charges companies to extract publicly owned oil and gas, in an effort to align with provincial climate goals.
Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft. Only a test dummy was aboard.
Ford recalls vehicles including nearly 3,000 SUVs in Canada over fire risk

Ford recalls vehicles including nearly 3,000 SUVs in Canada over fire risk

DETROIT — Ford has issued three recalls of more than 350,000 vehicles in North America, including nearly 3,000 in Canada and 39,000 in the U.S. due to a risk the engines could catch fire.