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PepsiCo beats Q1 revenue forecasts as price increases moderate

PepsiCo beats Q1 revenue forecasts as price increases moderate

PepsiCo reported better-than-expected revenue in the first quarter on strong international demand for its snacks and beverages. The Purchase, New York-based company said revenue rose 2% to $18.3 billion for the January-April period.
Soft skills, preparation can help new graduates land jobs, experts say

Soft skills, preparation can help new graduates land jobs, experts say

TORONTO — Landing a job isn't as easy as it was a few years ago, especially for younger Canadians, as the labour market continues to loosen.
AtkinsRéalis wins contract as part of consortium building new Île d'Orléans bridge

AtkinsRéalis wins contract as part of consortium building new Île d'Orléans bridge

MONTREAL — AtkinsRéalis says it has won a contract as part of the project to build the new Île d'Orléans bridge in Quebec. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

Quebec farmers have been protesting since December. Is anyone listening?

SHERBROOKE, Que. — On Monday morning in Sherbrooke, Que., dozens of tractors slowly rolled along a stretch of road between the regional offices of Quebec's farmers association and the Agriculture Department a few hundred meters away.
‘Trying not to die’: Tourism operators face heavy debt, even as business roars back

‘Trying not to die’: Tourism operators face heavy debt, even as business roars back

Maureen Gordon has weathered hard times before. She and her husband began running ecotourism outfit Maple Leaf Adventures out of Vancouver about a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks devastated international travel in 2001.
Jury: BNSF Railway contributed to 2 deaths in Montana town where asbestos sickened thousands

Jury: BNSF Railway contributed to 2 deaths in Montana town where asbestos sickened thousands

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal jury on Monday said BNSF Railway contributed to the deaths of two people who were exposed to asbestos decades ago when tainted mining material was shipped through a Montana town where thousands have been sickened.
Alberta introduces legislation to reduce high power bill fees for Calgarians

Alberta introduces legislation to reduce high power bill fees for Calgarians

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is stepping in to stop Calgary residents from being forced to pay hefty surcharges on their power bills.
Labour minister announces inquiry into costly 2023 port strike in B.C.

Labour minister announces inquiry into costly 2023 port strike in B.C.

GATINEAU, Que. — Federal Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan says he has appointed an Industrial Inquiry Commission to dig deeper into the underlying causes of B.C.'s port strike last summer.
Canada to force plastic makers to report how much they make, reuse and recycle

Canada to force plastic makers to report how much they make, reuse and recycle

OTTAWA — Canada is creating a national registry to track plastic production and pollution, Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said Monday, with Ottawa set to host another round of negotiations toward a global treaty to end plastic waste.
Gildan replacing five directors ahead of AGM, will back two Browning West nominees

Gildan replacing five directors ahead of AGM, will back two Browning West nominees

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. is making changes to its board of directors in an attempt to head off a move by an activist shareholder looking to replace a majority of the board at its annual meeting next month. U.S.