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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ottawa OKs return of Boeing Max aircraft to Canadian skies

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ottawa OKs return of Boeing Max aircraft to Canadian skies

OTTAWA — Transport Canada has announced that it will allow the return of Boeing Max aircraft to service in Canadian airspace on Jan. 20, concluding the government's review process.

A timeline of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project:

July 2008: TC Energy Corp. — then called TransCanada Corp. — and ConocoPhillips, joint owners of the Keystone Pipeline, propose a major extension to the network.
CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts down in December

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts down in December

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts in December fell compared with November, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. The monthly seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts for all areas in Canada, excluding Kelowna, B.C.

Carmaker Stellantis shares jump in Milan, Paris on first day

MILAN — Stellantis, the car company combining PSA Peugeot and Fiat Chrysler, was launched Monday on the Milan and Paris stock exchanges, giving life to the fourth-largest auto company in the world. Stellantis shares rallied 7.6% in Milan to 13.
Asia Today: Philippine cases hit 500K amid vaccine struggles

Asia Today: Philippine cases hit 500K amid vaccine struggles

MANILA, Philippines — Coronavirus infections in the Philippines have surged past 500,000 in a new bleak milestone with the government facing criticism for failing to immediately launch a vaccination program amid a global scramble for COVID-19 vaccine

EU gender pay gap still significant, warn trade unions

BRUSSELS — Women in Europe doing jobs requiring the same skills as jobs done by men are still being paid significantly less, according to a study by the the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).
Upbeat entrepreneurs signal improved investment intentions for 2021: Survey

Upbeat entrepreneurs signal improved investment intentions for 2021: Survey

MONTREAL — A growing number of Canadian entrepreneurs say they plan to invest more in 2021 than they did last year as the vaccine rollout, improving cash flow and a quick rebound in some sectors buoys optimism for the year ahead.
12 workers trapped week ago in China mine blast are alive

12 workers trapped week ago in China mine blast are alive

BEIJING — Chinese state media say 12 out of 22 workers trapped for a week by an explosion in a gold mine are alive, as hundreds of rescuers seek to bring them to safety.
N. Korea's parliament rubber stamps new development plans

N. Korea's parliament rubber stamps new development plans

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea’s rubber-stamp parliament has passed decisions made by a major ruling party meeting where leader Kim Jong Un vowed to bolster his nuclear deterrent and established plans to salvage the country's battered econom
Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection.