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Carolyn Wilkins named to financial policy committee at Bank of England

Carolyn Wilkins named to financial policy committee at Bank of England

LONDON — Former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins is joining a committee at the Bank of England responsible for financial stability.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in March. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 12.4 per cent (15.3) _ Prince Edward Island 8.

National employment numbers for March from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's March employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 7.5 per cent (8.2) Employment rate: 60.3 per cent (59.4) Participation rate: 65.2 per cent (64.
Helen Mirren finds bright side during the pandemic

Helen Mirren finds bright side during the pandemic

LONDON — Helen Mirren has been finding the bright side of the pandemic. Working from home? “Much more convenient,” she said. She bought a ring light for Zooms, balancing her laptop on two dictionaries. “I love it...
Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A South Korean oil tanker held for months by Iran amid a dispute over billions of dollars seized by Seoul was freed and sailed away early Friday, just hours ahead of further talks between Tehran and world powers over its
Review: 'In Another World,' Cheap Trick still on top of it

Review: 'In Another World,' Cheap Trick still on top of it

Cheap Trick, “In Another World” (BMG) In another world, it's still 1979, and Cheap Trick is arguably the biggest American rock band.
Events in the long life of Britain's Prince Philip

Events in the long life of Britain's Prince Philip

LONDON — 1921: Prince Philip is born on the Greek island of Corfu, the only son of Prince Andrew, younger brother of the king of Greece. His mother is Princess Alice of Battenberg.

Review: 'Thunder Force' is forced and lacking any thunder

Melissa McCarthy and her husband, filmmaker Ben Falcone, have managed to put out not one but two movies during this global pandemic.
GLAAD Media Awards presenters support transgender athletes

GLAAD Media Awards presenters support transgender athletes

LOS ANGELES — “Schitt’s Creek” and “The Boys in the Band” were winners at the GLAAD Media Awards, which included soccer’s Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger calling for transgender students to be accepted as “part of the team” in sports.