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B.C. needs dedicated, cross-government wildfire strategy: former minister

B.C. needs dedicated, cross-government wildfire strategy: former minister

A former British Columbia forests minister says the province is on the right track as it responds to worsening wildfires, but the scale of the challenge is so great, it's falling behind and needs to prioritize a "whole-of-society" approach.
'It came from the sky:' Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

'It came from the sky:' Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

Barry Sawchuk doesn’t usually concern himself with space or the final frontier. The 66-year-old Saskatchewan farmer is much more focused on seeding.
Saputo announces transition plan for president, CEO in August

Saputo announces transition plan for president, CEO in August

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. says its president and CEO Lino Saputo plans to transition to the role of executive chair of the board. The Montreal-based dairy processor says the transition will take effect Aug.
LifeLabs class-action payments of $7.86 start flowing to more than 900,000 claimants

LifeLabs class-action payments of $7.86 start flowing to more than 900,000 claimants

TORONTO — Canadians who applied to be part of a class-action lawsuit against LifeLabs Inc. are now receiving cheques and e-transfers.
Îles-de-la-Madeleine pauses mandatory $30 visitor fee, citing logistical issues

Îles-de-la-Madeleine pauses mandatory $30 visitor fee, citing logistical issues

CAP-AUX-MEULES, Que. — Quebec’s Îles-de-la-Madeleine says it won't charge a mandatory $30 fee for visitors travelling to the archipelago, citing logistical issues for the system some said infringed on people's freedom to travel within the country.
ExxonMobil readying to drill exploratory deepwater oil well off Newfoundland

ExxonMobil readying to drill exploratory deepwater oil well off Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — One of the world's largest oil companies is preparing to drill an exploratory deepwater oil well about 500 kilometres off the eastern coast of Newfoundland.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,243.34, down 15.83 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.18, or 2.28 per cent, to $50.50 on 24.5 million shares.
Meme stocks are roaring again. This time may be different

Meme stocks are roaring again. This time may be different

NEW YORK (AP) — Meme stocks are shaking Wall Street once again. That shouldn't be much of a surprise.
S&P/TSX composite edges lower, U.S. stock markets climb as Nasdaq posts new record

S&P/TSX composite edges lower, U.S. stock markets climb as Nasdaq posts new record

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged lower Tuesday, led by weakness in energy stocks, while U.S. markets rose and the Nasdaq posted a new record high.
Via Rail hopes to beat 2019 ridership levels this year, even as losses deepen

Via Rail hopes to beat 2019 ridership levels this year, even as losses deepen

MONTREAL — Via Rail notched a big jump in ridership last year, continuing a three-year trend ahead of an expected record number of customers in 2024. In its annual report Tuesday, the Crown corporation said some 4.