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Saudi Aramco sees third-quarter income rise to $30.4 billion

Saudi Aramco sees third-quarter income rise to $30.4 billion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world’s largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, reported $30.4 billion in third-quarter net income on Sunday, bolstered by a surge in oil prices and recovery in demand as the coronavirus pandemic eases.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Rogers v.
Airlines restoring capacity in bid for recovery from worst health crisis in history

Airlines restoring capacity in bid for recovery from worst health crisis in history

TORONTO — Airlines are adding flights and capacity in the hope that passengers are eager to jump back onto flights after more than 18 long months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enrolment drops in N.L.'s oil-focused engineering programs; students in it for change

Enrolment drops in N.L.'s oil-focused engineering programs; students in it for change

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's post-secondary institutions are seeing a steep drop in enrolment in oil-focused engineering programs as the province's offshore oil industry tries to claw its way out of a downturn.
US, EU reach agreement to settle rift over Trump-era tariffs

US, EU reach agreement to settle rift over Trump-era tariffs

ROME (AP) — The U.S. and European Union have reached an agreement to settle their diplomatic rift over Trump-era steel and aluminum tariffs, the White House announced Saturday, as President Joe Biden is in Rome attending the Group of 20 summit.
As UN climate conference begins, Alberta has much on the line

As UN climate conference begins, Alberta has much on the line

CALGARY — As world leaders descend on Glasgow this week for the start of the 2021 UN Climate Conference, Alberta — the Canadian jurisdiction with perhaps the most on the line — will be watching.
US to gauge climate damage from federal oil and gas sales

US to gauge climate damage from federal oil and gas sales

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S.
Big, messy, complicated: Biden's plan churns in Congress

Big, messy, complicated: Biden's plan churns in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s big. It’s messy. And it’s very politically complicated. That's President Joe Biden’s sweeping domestic policy package as Democratic leaders in Congress try to muscle it into law.
Aluminum shortage disrupts Montana license plate production

Aluminum shortage disrupts Montana license plate production

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana has become the latest state to stop making license plates because of disruption in the U.S. aluminum supply — another example of supply chain problems caused by the pandemic.
Maine voters torn by Hydro-Québec plan as referendum set for Tuesday

Maine voters torn by Hydro-Québec plan as referendum set for Tuesday

FORKS, MAINE — A major Hydro-Québec electricity export project is tearing apart the citizens of Maine, who will vote on its future in a referendum on Tuesday.