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Atlantic premiers meet to discuss clean energy loop, COVID-19 management

Atlantic premiers meet to discuss clean energy loop, COVID-19 management

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston says he and his Atlantic counterparts heard encouraging statements from Ottawa on Tuesday about the importance of the proposed Atlantic Loop clean energy project, but no firm financial commitment.
Stocks end lower on Wall Street after another volatile day

Stocks end lower on Wall Street after another volatile day

TOKYO — Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street Tuesday after another volatile day of trading. Technology companies like Microsoft were again the biggest drag on the market. The S&P 500 gave up 1.
First Nation in Manitoba says province, logging company failed to consult

First Nation in Manitoba says province, logging company failed to consult

WINNIPEG — A First Nation in Manitoba is asking for a judicial review into commercial logging in a provincial park arguing it has not been properly included in sustainable forest management practices.
Grace Kelly's granddaughter appears on horseback for Chanel

Grace Kelly's granddaughter appears on horseback for Chanel

PARIS (AP) — Huge spinning wheels, “floating” wooden blocks and suspended geometric shapes hovered over a surreal mini golf course Tuesday at Chanel’s remarkable couture show.
Canada's performing arts sector ravaged by COVID-19 shutdowns: Statistics Canada

Canada's performing arts sector ravaged by COVID-19 shutdowns: Statistics Canada

TORONTO — Widespread capacity limits, venue closures and other government-mandated COVID-19 safety measures left Canada's performing arts sector facing a major financial downfall in 2020.
Canadian Bankers Association names Anthony Ostler as new CEO

Canadian Bankers Association names Anthony Ostler as new CEO

TORONTO — The Canadian Bankers Association has named Anthony Ostler as its new president and chief executive. He will step into the role at the end of February, replacing Neil Parmenter who resigned on Dec. 23, 2021.
Worker absenteeism — not trucker vaccine mandates — impacting store shelves: Metro

Worker absenteeism — not trucker vaccine mandates — impacting store shelves: Metro

Vaccine mandates for truckers have raised transportation costs — but haven't impacted the shipment of goods to stores, the head of one of Canada's largest grocery chains says.
Biscuit World workers say no to 1st W.Va. fast-food union

Biscuit World workers say no to 1st W.Va. fast-food union

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Workers at a West Virginia franchise of a regional fast-food restaurant on Tuesday rejected efforts to form a union that would have been the first its kind in the state.
Trucker convoy continues east to Winnipeg after making overnight stop near Regina

Trucker convoy continues east to Winnipeg after making overnight stop near Regina

A trucker convoy has left the Regina area and is expected to stop in Winnipeg today before making a final stop in Ottawa later this week. The Regina Police Service estimates about 1,200 trucks went through the city last night.
Manulife Bank names new CEO, current head Rick Lunny to retire

Manulife Bank names new CEO, current head Rick Lunny to retire

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says Rick Lunny, president and CEO of Manulife Bank, is retiring at the end of February.