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FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.
Manufacturers call for greater support in transition to net-zero: survey

Manufacturers call for greater support in transition to net-zero: survey

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturers are calling on Ottawa to provide greater support in the form of investments and partnerships to help businesses of all sizes in the transition to net-zero.
A heat pump might help you save on utility costs, but do your research first

A heat pump might help you save on utility costs, but do your research first

As energy prices soar and consumers look for ways to save on their utility bills, experts say Canadians should consider whether installing a heat pump could be part of the solution.
Germany faces natural gas 'crisis,' raises warning level

Germany faces natural gas 'crisis,' raises warning level

BERLIN (AP) — Germany activated the second phase of its three-stage emergency plan for natural gas supplies Thursday, warning that Europe's biggest economy faces a “crisis” and storage targets for the winter are at risk after Russia reduced energy de
Fewer Americans file for jobless aid

Fewer Americans file for jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the U.S. job market remains robust despite four-decade high inflation and a myriad of other economic pressures.
Nearly half of Canadian renters expect to stay tenants indefinitely: survey

Nearly half of Canadian renters expect to stay tenants indefinitely: survey

Almost half of Canadians who rent say they will continue to do so indefinitely and aren't sure when they'll be able to get into the housing market, says a new survey.

Bombardier workers approve five-year contract with raises every year

MONTREAL — About 1,800 unionized workers at Bombardier have voted to approve a new contract proposal. Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have voted by more than 73 per cent to accept management's offer.
Crowds flock to Yellowstone as park reopens after floods

Crowds flock to Yellowstone as park reopens after floods

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Throngs of tourists gleefully watched the legendary Old Faithful geyser shoot towering bursts of steaming water while others got stuck in “bison jams” on picturesque valley roads as visitors returned Wednesday for the
Amid travel chaos, regulator unveils new passenger rights rules to fill refund 'gap'

Amid travel chaos, regulator unveils new passenger rights rules to fill refund 'gap'

Canada's transport regulator aims to beef up its passenger rights charter, placing more stringent rules around reimbursement by airlines — though some advocates say the rules fall short of frameworks in other countries.

BlackBerry, CI Financial shareholders vote no to executive compensation approaches

TORONTO — Shareholders of BlackBerry Ltd. and CI Financial Corp. have rejected the companies' approaches to executive pay. The Waterloo, Ont., tech company's shareholders voted 55.