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B.C. liquor servers to get pay boost on par with general minimum wage increase

B.C. liquor servers to get pay boost on par with general minimum wage increase

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says the province's lowest-paid workers, liquor servers, are getting a pay boost to match the general minimum wage that's also set to increase in June.
Chipmaker TSMC says revenue up 16.7% as demand surges

Chipmaker TSMC says revenue up 16.7% as demand surges

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s biggest contract producer of processor chips, said Friday its revenue rose 16.7% in the latest quarter over a year ago as the global economy rebounded from the coronavirus pandemic.
Wholesale prices up 1% in March, energy leads the way again

Wholesale prices up 1% in March, energy leads the way again

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Wholesale prices jumped again in March pushed by another big increase in energy prices, the government reported Friday.
Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

Boeing sues subcontractor over work on Air Force One planes

FORT WORTH, Texas — Boeing is suing a subcontractor it hired for work on new Air Force One planes used to carry the president, saying the company ran into financial problems and missed deadlines.
Barrick accepts reduced ownership stake in deal to restart Papua New Guinea gold mine

Barrick accepts reduced ownership stake in deal to restart Papua New Guinea gold mine

CALGARY — Barrick Gold Corp.
MTY Food Group profit slips amid drop in fast-food sales at malls and office towers

MTY Food Group profit slips amid drop in fast-food sales at malls and office towers

MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. continued to grapple with the impact of the pandemic in its latest quarter as the drop in fast-food sales at malls and office towers took a bite out of profits.
Corus lands deal with U.S. streamer Hulu, CEO says Canadian ad revenue rising

Corus lands deal with U.S. streamer Hulu, CEO says Canadian ad revenue rising

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. announced a distribution deal with U.S. streaming service Hulu Friday as it reported better-than-expected second-quarter financial results.
Carolyn Wilkins named to financial policy committee at Bank of England

Carolyn Wilkins named to financial policy committee at Bank of England

LONDON — Former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins is joining a committee at the Bank of England responsible for financial stability.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in March. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 12.4 per cent (15.3) _ Prince Edward Island 8.