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SKorean steelmaker to end partnership with Myanmar military

SKorean steelmaker to end partnership with Myanmar military

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A South Korean steelmaker on Friday said it plans to end a joint venture with a military-controlled firm in Myanmar following criticism that its business has benefited military leaders who have violently suppressed pro-dem
China's growth surges to 18.3% but rebound levelling off

China's growth surges to 18.3% but rebound levelling off

BEIJING — China’s economy grew by double digits in the latest quarter but an explosive rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is slowing abruptly as manufacturing and consumer spending return to normal. The economy grew by 18.
Vancouver Aquarium now owned by Dollywood theme park operator Herschend Enterprises

Vancouver Aquarium now owned by Dollywood theme park operator Herschend Enterprises

VANCOUVER — A privately owned American entertainment company is the new owner of the Vancouver Aquarium, after the previous owner couldn't maintain operations due to the financial impacts of the pandemic.
Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

Princes William, Harry won't walk side-by-side at funeral

LONDON — Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers who are grappling
CRTC to allow smaller wireless players better access to national networks

CRTC to allow smaller wireless players better access to national networks

Canada's biggest wireless network operators suffered a major setback Thursday as the CRTC issued orders that will make it easier for smaller rivals to compete, which in turn will likely reduce costs for mobile phone users.
A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

Delta Air Lines lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter, more than expected, but executives said Thursday that the airline could be profitable by late summer if the budding recovery in air travel continues.
Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

Plans for update to EI system coming soon, Qualtrough says in budget hint

OTTAWA — Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough says any changes to modernize the employment insurance system won't be done without considering the financial impact on workers and employers.
WestJet CEO Ed Sims finds Air Canada aid package 'bittersweet' as talks drag on

WestJet CEO Ed Sims finds Air Canada aid package 'bittersweet' as talks drag on

OTTAWA — WestJet CEO Ed Sims says the federal government's aid package for Air Canada could be "problematic" unless his company gets equitable treatment, as talks over pandemic relief continue between Ottawa and Canadian carriers.
S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

TORONTO — Broad-based optimism lifted Canada's main stock index to a record close on Thursday as U.S. markets also pushed higher on news suggesting a strong recovery from the pandemic slump. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 150.
AIMCo names former CMHC head Evan Siddall as next chief executive

AIMCo names former CMHC head Evan Siddall as next chief executive

Alberta Investment Management Corp. has named the former — and often outspoken — head of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. as its next chief executive.