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Net-zero grid could spark flurry of deal-making in renewables sector: report

Net-zero grid could spark flurry of deal-making in renewables sector: report

Decarbonizing Canada's electricity grid could lead to a significant uptick in mergers and acquisitions in the renewable energy sector, a new report says.
US jobless claims fall to 238,000 from 10-month high, remain low by historical standards

US jobless claims fall to 238,000 from 10-month high, remain low by historical standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits slipped last week as the U.S. labor market remained resilient.
Empire Co. Ltd. reports Q4 profit down from year ago, raises quarterly dividend

Empire Co. Ltd. reports Q4 profit down from year ago, raises quarterly dividend

STELLARTON, N.S. — Grocery company Empire Co. Ltd. reported its fourth-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago, but raised its quarterly dividend.
Bank of England keeps main interest rate at 16-year high of 5.25% despite inflation fall

Bank of England keeps main interest rate at 16-year high of 5.25% despite inflation fall

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England on Thursday kept its main interest rate at a 16-year high of 5.25% even though inflation has fallen to its target of 2%, with several policymakers warning that a premature cut could stoke another bout of price rises.
Surveillance risks posed by AI among the technology's most urgent problems: Hinton

Surveillance risks posed by AI among the technology's most urgent problems: Hinton

TORONTO — Artificial intelligence pioneer Geoffrey Hinton has become synonymous with doomsday-like warnings that predict the technology could pose an existential threat, but on Wednesday, he put the spotlight on another risk he said is even more pres
Study finds coal mine contaminants blown onto snowpack in Alberta, British Columbia

Study finds coal mine contaminants blown onto snowpack in Alberta, British Columbia

Cancer-causing chemicals are being blown downwind from coal mines in southern British Columbia in concentrations that rival those next to oilsand mines, newly published research has concluded.
Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands affected after WestJet cancels flights in anticipation of mechanics strike

Thousands of WestJet customers are scrambling after the airline cancelled more than 30 flights ahead of a possible strike by its plane mechanics this Thursday.
S&P/TSX composite index closes down in broad-based decline

S&P/TSX composite index closes down in broad-based decline

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down Wednesday in a broad-based decline on subdued trading while U.S. markets were closed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed 94.40 points lower at 21,516.90.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,516.90, down 94.40 points): Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down 4 cents, or 0.09 per cent, to $47.23 on 9.
AI is making it easier to target people with more personalized scams: 1Password CEO

AI is making it easier to target people with more personalized scams: 1Password CEO

TORONTO — The head of one Canadian company fighting to bring safety to the online world says watch out for artificial intelligence because it's making hackers and scammers even better at targeting people.
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