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From bust to boom: N.L. oil workers finding new careers in province's tech sector

From bust to boom: N.L. oil workers finding new careers in province's tech sector

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Adam Lichter says he spent his last year in Newfoundland and Labrador's oil industry teaching himself to code while working on a supply vessel in an oilfield about 350 kilometres off the coast of St. John's.
B.C. expands disaster financial assistance program after flooding, landslides

B.C. expands disaster financial assistance program after flooding, landslides

British Columbia has expanded emergency financial assistance for people affected by extensive flooding and landslides over the last three weeks.
'All our margins are gone': Supply chain challenges squeeze small businesses

'All our margins are gone': Supply chain challenges squeeze small businesses

TORONTO — Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Helmi Ansari could get espresso makers and stainless steel water bottles manufactured within three months and delivered to Canada by boat for about US$4,500 per shipping container.
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: CP speech: Canadian Pacific executives are scheduled to address the BMO Capital Markets 2021 Growth & ESG Conference on Tuesday.
Cargill workers in Alberta vote 71 per cent in favour of contract offer

Cargill workers in Alberta vote 71 per cent in favour of contract offer

HIGH RIVER, Alta. — The threat of a strike at an Alberta beef processing plant has been averted after workers accepted the owner's latest offer.
Trans Mountain pipeline to restart Sunday after shutdown during B.C. floods

Trans Mountain pipeline to restart Sunday after shutdown during B.C. floods

The Trans Mountain pipeline was set to restart Sunday following a three-week precautionary shutdown in response to record-setting rainfall, devastating flooding and landslides in British Columbia last month. Trans Mountain Corp.
Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

Colorado supermarket shooting suspect incompetent for trial

DENVER (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to stand trial and ordered him to be treated at the state mental hospital to see if he can be made well e

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 (20,633.27, down 128.76 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 64 cents, or 2.07 per cent, to $30.29 on 24.2 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite falls to end a third-straight losing week on angst about Fed

S&P/TSX composite falls to end a third-straight losing week on angst about Fed

TORONTO — The rebound in Canada's main stock index was short-lived as it pushed lower Friday to end a third-consecutive losing week amid concerns about impending action by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 128.
All Rep. Pressley wants for Christmas is her Mariah album

All Rep. Pressley wants for Christmas is her Mariah album

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is upset that her beloved Mariah Carey Christmas album has gone missing, but she needn't worry — she was promised a replacement copy courtesy of the five-time Grammy winner herself.