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Feds release carbon pricing impact data as cost debate rages

Feds release carbon pricing impact data as cost debate rages

OTTAWA — Canada's greenhouse-gas emissions will be 12 per cent lower in 2030 with carbon pricing in place than they would be if it was scrapped, new federal data published Thursday suggest.
Canada to contribute $5B to Ukraine loan as G7 leaders reach accord on Russian assets

Canada to contribute $5B to Ukraine loan as G7 leaders reach accord on Russian assets

SAVELLETRI DI FASANO — Canada will contribute $5 billion toward a loan to Ukraine that will be based on future revenue from frozen Russian assets, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday in Italy.
Shipping industry looks for consensus on sustainable fuels ahead of net-zero goals

Shipping industry looks for consensus on sustainable fuels ahead of net-zero goals

MONTREAL — Global shippers convened in Montreal on Thursday to sort out which sustainable fuels their vessels should use — a key question given that boats built today will still be running in 2050.
Apparent Gaza activists hurl paint at homes of Brooklyn Museum leaders, including Jewish director

Apparent Gaza activists hurl paint at homes of Brooklyn Museum leaders, including Jewish director

NEW YORK (AP) — People purporting to be pro-Palestinian activists hurled red paint at the homes of top leaders at the Brooklyn Museum, including its Jewish director, and also splashed paint across the front of diplomatic buildings for Germany and the

Lauryn Hill, Tyla and more will perform at the 2024 BET Awards. Here's what to know about the show

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2024 BET Awards are fast approaching.
Americans celebrate their flag every year, and the holiday was born in Wisconsin

Americans celebrate their flag every year, and the holiday was born in Wisconsin

WAUBEKA, Wis. (AP) — Each June, the people of Waubeka venerate perhaps the nation's most enduring symbol, celebrating Flag Day, a holiday that escapes the notice of many Americans.
Military growing more reliant on contractors — a boon for CAE, chief executive says

Military growing more reliant on contractors — a boon for CAE, chief executive says

MONTREAL — CAE Inc. chief executive Marc Parent says a growing reliance on private contractors by Western armed forces — including Canada’s — bodes well for his company and global security, even as questions linger around spending and accountability.
South Africa's ANC says it has broad agreement with main opposition, others on coalition government

South Africa's ANC says it has broad agreement with main opposition, others on coalition government

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — A top official with South Africa’s African National Congress party said Thursday it has a broad agreement with the main opposition and other parties to form a coalition government.
Gospel group, basking in resurgence, releases first new music in nearly 50 years

Gospel group, basking in resurgence, releases first new music in nearly 50 years

BOSTON (AP) — She made a single gospel soul record in the 1970s with her brothers, when they were all teenagers. Then Annie Brown Caldwell moved on with her life.
Ukrainian winemakers visit California's Napa Valley to learn how to heal war-ravaged vineyards

Ukrainian winemakers visit California's Napa Valley to learn how to heal war-ravaged vineyards

RUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) — As the head of an association of winemakers in southern Ukraine, Georgiy Molchanov knows a lot about how to cultivate grapes; not so much how to grow them amid undetonated mines.