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Google fires 28 workers in aftermath of protests over big tech deal with Israeli government

Google fires 28 workers in aftermath of protests over big tech deal with Israeli government

Google has fired 28 employees in the aftermath of protests over technology that the internet company is supplying the Israeli government amid the Gaza war , further escalating tensions surrounding a hot-button deal.
TD's Masrani hopes to tell shareholders more on anti-money laundering probe soon

TD's Masrani hopes to tell shareholders more on anti-money laundering probe soon

TORONTO — TD Bank chief executive Bharat Masrani says he hopes to be able to say more soon on the investigation into the bank's anti-money laundering measures.
Creators should disclose when they've used AI: social media mogul Randi Zuckerberg

Creators should disclose when they've used AI: social media mogul Randi Zuckerberg

TORONTO — Randi Zuckerberg says she thinks creators should start disclosing when they've used artificial intelligence to produce work because it's "becoming harder and harder to tell what's real.
Getting the lowest mortgage rates in a high interest rate world

Getting the lowest mortgage rates in a high interest rate world

TORONTO — Mortgage shopping isn’t getting much easier these days.
Plant-based sector focused on better price, taste and texture amid consumer wariness

Plant-based sector focused on better price, taste and texture amid consumer wariness

TORONTO — The plant-based protein industry is focused on improving the price, taste and texture of its products as it weathers a period of consumer wariness brought on by the rising cost of living.
These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

TORONTO — Canadians are continuing to be laid off as part of a wave of job cuts that began in 2023 as companies assessed their operations after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic passed.
The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits holds steady as labor market remains strong

The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits holds steady as labor market remains strong

The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits didn't change last week as the labor market continues to defy efforts by the Federal Reserve to cool hiring.
Electric vehicle maker Lion Electric cuts about 120 jobs as it looks to reduce costs

Electric vehicle maker Lion Electric cuts about 120 jobs as it looks to reduce costs

MONTREAL — The Lion Electric Co. says it's cutting about 120 jobs as part of a plan to reduce costs. The Montreal-based maker of electric trucks and buses says the cuts are mostly Canadian employees in overhead and product development roles.
Solving shortage of construction workers key to housing growth: experts

Solving shortage of construction workers key to housing growth: experts

Solving a longstanding construction worker shortage will be key to boosting housing supply, experts say, as Canada's national housing agency continues to forecast housing start levels that fall short of growing demand.
Tech industry warns budget's capital gains proposals could cause 'irreparable harm'

Tech industry warns budget's capital gains proposals could cause 'irreparable harm'

TORONTO — The federal budget is being met with disdain from Canada's innovation industry, including tech darling Shopify, which called the capital gains measures in the fiscal plan a potential cause of "irreparable harm.