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Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts

Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts

BELGRADE, Serbia — Vaccines from the West, Russia or China? Or none at all? That dilemma faces nations in southeastern Europe, where coronavirus vaccination campaigns are off to a slow start — overshadowed by heated political debates and conspiracy t

Body of worker whose bulldozer fell through ice on inactive tailings pond recovered

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Oilpatch giant Suncor says the body of a man whose bulldozer fell through the ice on one of its inactive tailings ponds earlier this week has now been recovered.
Auto sector sees hope in tentative GM deal to spend $1B on electric vehicle plant

Auto sector sees hope in tentative GM deal to spend $1B on electric vehicle plant

TORONTO — A tentative deal that could see General Motors Canada pour a billion dollars into Ontario's beleaguered automotive sector could bring the province one step closer to modernizing its economy and keeping local production afloat, according to
Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election, and expanded their efforts in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Alimentations Couche-Tard, Carrefour consider partnerships after takeover talks end

Alimentations Couche-Tard, Carrefour consider partnerships after takeover talks end

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche–Tard Inc. and the French grocer it was courting say they have abandoned takeover talks but will consider future operational partnerships.
GM Canada announces tentative deal for $1 billion electric vehicle plant in Ontario

GM Canada announces tentative deal for $1 billion electric vehicle plant in Ontario

INGERSOLL, Ont. — GM Canada says it has reached a tentative deal with Unifor that if ratified will see it invest $1 billion to transform its CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., to make commercial electric vehicles.
NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

New York prosecutors conducted an hourslong interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump's business dealings, according to three people familiar with the meeting.
Couche-Tard chairman fails to convince French minister about Carrefour deal

Couche-Tard chairman fails to convince French minister about Carrefour deal

The founder of Alimentation Couche-Tard walked away empty-handed Friday after trying to convince France's finance minister to drop his objection to it acquiring grocery giant Carrefour. Alain Bouchard met with Bruno Le Maire in Paris.
Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The U.S.
Quebec threatens construction, manufacturing sectors with more COVID-19 restrictions

Quebec threatens construction, manufacturing sectors with more COVID-19 restrictions

MONTREAL — Quebec's labour minister on Friday threatened to impose more restrictions on the province's construction and manufacturing sectors for allegedly flouting health orders.