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Iran's Revolutionary Guard seizes a container ship near Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Israel

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seizes a container ship near Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Israel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Commandos from Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard rappelled down from a helicopter onto an Israeli-affiliated container ship near the Strait of Hormuz and seized the vessel Saturday, the latest in a series of a
Alberta distillery behind jumbo vodka jugs wants apology after getting 'load of hate'

Alberta distillery behind jumbo vodka jugs wants apology after getting 'load of hate'

EDMONTON — An Alberta distillery behind four-litre vodka jugs that stirred controversy this week says it was unfairly targeted on social media and wants an apology from the cabinet minister who said the product was not responsibly priced.
Oil and gas companies must pay more to drill on federal lands under new Biden administration rule

Oil and gas companies must pay more to drill on federal lands under new Biden administration rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil and gas companies will have to pay more to drill on federal lands and satisfy stronger requirements to clean up old or abandoned wells under a final rule issued Friday by the Biden administration.
Canadian Airbus workers reach tentative agreement with company

Canadian Airbus workers reach tentative agreement with company

MIRABEL, Que. — Airbus Canada says it has reached a tentative agreement with the union representing employees at the company's assembly facility in Mirabel, Que.
Stormy weather, 'sluggish' spending push MTY Food Group's Q1 profits, revenue down

Stormy weather, 'sluggish' spending push MTY Food Group's Q1 profits, revenue down

Inclement weather and "sluggish" consumer spending delivered a double whammy to MTY Food Group Inc. in its first quarter, pushing the fast-food chain owner's profits down from a year ago.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,899.99, down 210.12 points): TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Down 54 cents, or 1.07 per cent, to $49.73 on 11.1 million shares.
TSX down almost 1% Friday, U.S. stock markets fall sharply as rate cut hopes wane

TSX down almost 1% Friday, U.S. stock markets fall sharply as rate cut hopes wane

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost almost one per cent on Friday as the market saw broad-based weakness, while U.S. markets also fell. The downward slide comes as investors have had to swallow a bitter pill this week, with U.S.
Stock market today: Wall Street falls sharply to close out its worst week since October

Stock market today: Wall Street falls sharply to close out its worst week since October

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell sharply following a mixed start to earnings reporting season. The S&P 500 sank 1.5% Friday. The Dow dropped 1.2%, and the Nasdaq composite fell 1.6% from its record.
Striking crab fishers vow to resume protests at Newfoundland and Labrador legislature

Striking crab fishers vow to resume protests at Newfoundland and Labrador legislature

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The man who led a fish harvesters protest that shut down the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature building last month says he and his colleagues plan to return on Monday to keep up their fight for what he calls "free enterprise.
Asking rent prices in March up 8.8% from year ago, but down from February: Urbanation

Asking rent prices in March up 8.8% from year ago, but down from February: Urbanation

TORONTO — A new report says the asking rent for a home in Canada in March was up 8.8 per cent compared with a year ago, but down from February. The report by Urbanation, which analyzes monthly listings from Rentals.