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How Ottawa's financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

How Ottawa's financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

The federal government's blockbuster financial aid plan for Air Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic shares similarities — and stark differences — with its contribution to the bailout of two Detroit automakers during the global financial crisis more tha
Nielsen, networks clash on stats showing fewer viewers

Nielsen, networks clash on stats showing fewer viewers

NEW YORK — People have been stuck at home for a year due to COVID-19 restrictions, with movie theatres closed, concert venues closed, restaurants closed, sports attendance restricted — yet television viewing is down? That makes no sense to networks a
Province approves construction of line to export Hydro-Quebec power to New England

Province approves construction of line to export Hydro-Quebec power to New England

MONTREAL — The Quebec government has approved construction of the Appalaches–Maine Interconnection Line project to export Hydro-Quebec power to New England. The project will increase the exchange capacity between Quebec and Maine by 1,200 megawatts.
TVA Group CEO stepping away from job for up to six months for family reasons

TVA Group CEO stepping away from job for up to six months for family reasons

MONTREAL — TVA Group Inc. says France Lauziere, the company's president and CEO and chief content officer of Quebecor Content, is stepping away from her duties for up to six months.
Retail and grocery magnate W. Galen Weston dead at 80 after 'long illness'

Retail and grocery magnate W. Galen Weston dead at 80 after 'long illness'

TORONTO — Canadian retail kingpin and philanthropist W. Galen Weston has died at age 80, George Weston Ltd. announced Tuesday. The Toronto-based company said he died peacefully at home Monday after "a long illness faced with courage and dignity.
WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June

WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June

CALGARY — WestJet says it will extend its temporary suspension of international sun flights to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean until June 4.
US recommends 'pause' for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

US recommends 'pause' for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Alberta's top doctor says new restrictions loom as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

Alberta's top doctor says new restrictions loom as COVID-19 cases continue to spike

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says new public-health restrictions might be needed if high daily COVID-19 case counts continue. Dr.

Colorado to auction off cannabis-themed license plates

DENVER — Cannabis-themed license plates in Colorado are being auctioned off to the highest bidder in a fundraiser for the Colorado Disability Funding Committee.
Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem

Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem

WASHINGTON — Top Federal Reserve policymakers on Tuesday underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues.