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WHO downgrades COVID pandemic, says it's no longer emergency

WHO downgrades COVID pandemic, says it's no longer emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies and killed mi
US adds a solid 253,000 jobs despite Fed's rate hikes

US adds a solid 253,000 jobs despite Fed's rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers added a healthy 253,000 jobs in April, evidence of a labor market that still shows surprising resilience despite rising interest rates, chronically high inflation and a banking crisis that could weaken the econom
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by Canadian city

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

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 5.0 per cent in April. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by province

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

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 5.0 per cent in April. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 10.1 per cent (10.3) _ Prince Edward Island 7.
National employment numbers for April from Statistics Canada, at a glance

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

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's April employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 5.0 per cent (5.0) Employment rate: 62.4 per cent (62.4) Participation rate: 65.6 per cent (65.
Hydro One reports Q1 profit down from year ago, revenue higher

Hydro One reports Q1 profit down from year ago, revenue higher

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. reported its first-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago due higher operation, maintenance and administrative costs, offset in part by higher revenues.
Magna International reports Q1 profit down from year ago, sales up 11%

Magna International reports Q1 profit down from year ago, sales up 11%

TORONTO — Magna International Inc. upgraded its outlook for its sales and profit for the year as it reported its first-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago and its sales rose 11 per cent. The auto parts company, which keeps its books in U.S.
Robot vs. human: Saskatoon brewer goes head to head with ChatGPT-designed beer

Robot vs. human: Saskatoon brewer goes head to head with ChatGPT-designed beer

SASKATOON — It may have been the greatest battle between robots and humans to ever take place inside a Saskatchewan brewery.
Leaders express disappointment with changes to Canadian North airline

Leaders express disappointment with changes to Canadian North airline

YELLOWKNIFE — Northern leaders say they are disappointed with changes that allow Canadian North to increase prices and reduce flight service in remote communities, but the airline says it will be better able to meet demand.
Pilots decry industry push for solo flying

Pilots decry industry push for solo flying

MONTREAL — Pilots are speaking out against an aviation industry push toward having a sole crew member in the cockpit.