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'It won't change overnight:' Workers push back as return-to-office plans roll out

'It won't change overnight:' Workers push back as return-to-office plans roll out

HALIFAX — Ian McGrath has made it clear to his bosses: If the company forces staff to return to the office, he'll tender his resignation. The Halifax-area tech worker says he's thriving working from home.
Sandstorm Gold signs pair of acquisitions worth a total of US$1.1 billion

Sandstorm Gold signs pair of acquisitions worth a total of US$1.1 billion

VANCOUVER — Sandstorm Gold Ltd. says it has signed a pair of acquisitions worth a total of US$1.1 billion. Under the first deal, the company will buy Nomad Royalty Company Ltd. in an all-stock deal valued at US$590 million.
European Union moves forward in antitrust case against Apple

European Union moves forward in antitrust case against Apple

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Monday it believes Apple abused its dominant position by limiting access to rivals to its mobile payment system Apple Pay.
World shares, oil decline as EU energy ministers to meet

World shares, oil decline as EU energy ministers to meet

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares fell Monday and oil prices lost about $3 a barrel as European energy ministers were set to meet to discuss Russian supply issues and sanctions. U.S. futures advanced after a rout Friday on Wall Street.
Spain: 2021 spyware attack targeted prime minister's phone

Spain: 2021 spyware attack targeted prime minister's phone

MADRID (AP) — Spanish officials said Monday that the cellphones of the prime minister and the defense minister were infected last year with Pegasus spyware that is only available to government agencies in an unauthorized operation.
Evacuations under way in Mariupol; Pelosi visits Ukraine

Evacuations under way in Mariupol; Pelosi visits Ukraine

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — A long-awaited evacuation of civilians from a besieged steel plant in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol was under way Sunday, as U.S.
Pelosi, in surprise Kyiv trip, vows unbending US support

Pelosi, in surprise Kyiv trip, vows unbending US support

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A top-level U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the “ferocity” and resolve of Ukrainians face to face with their leader in a weekend visit to Kyiv undertaken in extraordinary secrecy.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home sales Early signs of how the spring real estate market is shaping up for some of Canada's biggest cities will be out this week.
Cities in Western Canada consider gondolas as part of transit, tourism plans

Cities in Western Canada consider gondolas as part of transit, tourism plans

Residents and visitors could one day be using cable cars to cross rivers in two central Alberta cities.
Ukrainians plead for Mariupol rescue; Russian advance crawls

Ukrainians plead for Mariupol rescue; Russian advance crawls

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces fought village by village Saturday to hold back a Russian advance through the country’s east, while the United Nations worked to broker a civilian evacuation from the last defensive stronghold in the bombed-ou