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Suncor delays maintenance project as COVID-19 cases plague Fort McMurray area

Suncor delays maintenance project as COVID-19 cases plague Fort McMurray area

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc.
Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Aramco said Tuesday its profits soared by 30% in the first quarter of the year, compared to last year, riding on the back of higher crude oil prices.
Imperial Oil shareholders defeat shareholder motion to set net-zero emission target

Imperial Oil shareholders defeat shareholder motion to set net-zero emission target

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. investors have voted 86 per cent to defeat a shareholder resolution that it adopt a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
More homes on Metro Vancouver market, but board says demand still high as prices grow

More homes on Metro Vancouver market, but board says demand still high as prices grow

VANCOUVER — Increasing values are prompting homeowners to sell, but the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says more supply is still needed to meet active market demands.
Nova Scotia offers extra $12 million to businesses hit by latest COVID-19 lockdown

Nova Scotia offers extra $12 million to businesses hit by latest COVID-19 lockdown

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal government announced more than $12 million in additional support Tuesday for businesses hit by the latest COVID-19 lockdown in the province.
Bausch Health preparing for fall eyecare spinoff, open to better alternative: CEO

Bausch Health preparing for fall eyecare spinoff, open to better alternative: CEO

Bausch Health Companies Inc. is preparing to spin off its eyecare business this fall while also considering suitable alternatives including a sale of the business, the company's CEO said Tuesday. "We have a value in our mind for that business.
Bruce Springsteen receives this year's Woody Guthrie Prize

Bruce Springsteen receives this year's Woody Guthrie Prize

TULSA, Okla. — Bruce Springsteen has won the 2021 Woody Guthrie Prize, which is given to an artist seen as carrying on the spirit of the folk singer whose music focused on the plight of the poor and disenfranchised.
Fox gains US English-language rights to Copa América

Fox gains US English-language rights to Copa América

LOS ANGELES — This June's Copa América will be televised in the United States on Fox's networks. The network said Tuesday it had reached a six-year agreement with the South American governing body CONMEBOL for English-language U.S.
Jimmie Johnson to make Indy 500 debut - for NBC Sports

Jimmie Johnson to make Indy 500 debut - for NBC Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson will make his first Indianapolis 500 start this year after all — with the television crew, not on the racetrack.
Desjardins drops disease-related liability, property damage coverage for some claims

Desjardins drops disease-related liability, property damage coverage for some claims

Insurance experts say consumers can expect more companies to introduce exclusions around COVID-19 after Desjardins dropped liability and property damage coverage related to communicable diseases.