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Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 314K virus cases

Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 314K virus cases

NEW DELHI — India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically short of hosp
'Let them go with it': Teachers lead talks on Floyd case

'Let them go with it': Teachers lead talks on Floyd case

As she watched a broadcast of the verdict in the murder trial of the police officer charged with killing George Floyd with her last-period class, middle school teacher Diana Garcia-Allen did her best to stifle her own emotions and keep from crying.
Vancouver star Ludi Lin says 'Mortal Kombat' is an 'apt metaphor' for world divisions

Vancouver star Ludi Lin says 'Mortal Kombat' is an 'apt metaphor' for world divisions

TORONTO — "Mortal Kombat" may be based on a hit video-game franchise, but Vancouver-raised star Ludi Lin says it serves as an "apt metaphor" for divisions in the world.
JetBlue expanding wings with service to Vancouver from New York and Boston

JetBlue expanding wings with service to Vancouver from New York and Boston

VANCOUVER — Discount U.S. airline JetBlue is expanding its operations with its first flights to Canada.
SNC-Lavalin chief executive gets $8.02M in compensation in first full year at helm

SNC-Lavalin chief executive gets $8.02M in compensation in first full year at helm

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin's chief executive received a big pay raise in his first full year at the helm of the engineering firm as his total compensation surpassed $8 million, according to a regulatory filing.
CP Rail asks U.S. regulator to rule on its and CN's rival Kansas City Southern bids

CP Rail asks U.S. regulator to rule on its and CN's rival Kansas City Southern bids

CALGARY — The CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says a rival bid for Kansas City Southern by Canadian National Railway Co. carries a bigger price tag but can't win U.S. regulatory approval because of its negative affects on competition.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,143.25, up 102.47 points.) Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Up one cent, or 10.53 per cent, to 10.
Digital services tax a step forward as OECD works on multilateral deal, Freeland says

Digital services tax a step forward as OECD works on multilateral deal, Freeland says

TORONTO — The federal budget's new digital services tax on large corporations is a step forward as the government works toward a multilateral agreement it hopes to reach with other countries, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday.
Loonie rises after Bank of Canada takes action because of stronger rebound

Loonie rises after Bank of Canada takes action because of stronger rebound

TORONTO — The loonie had its best performance in about five weeks after the Bank of Canada was the first global central bank to take action because of a stronger economic rebound. The Canadian dollar reached a high of 80.
New data reassuring for COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy

New data reassuring for COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy

One of the largest reports on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy bolsters evidence that it is safe although the authors say more comprehensive research is needed. The preliminary results are based on reports from over 35,000 U.S.