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Alaska oil plan opponents lose 1st fight over Willow project

Alaska oil plan opponents lose 1st fight over Willow project

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Environmentalists lost the first round of their legal battle over a major oil project on Alaska’s petroleum-rich North Slope on Monday as a judge rejected their requests to halt immediate construction work related to the Willow
Syncrude Canada faces five charges in death of worker at oilsands project in 2021

Syncrude Canada faces five charges in death of worker at oilsands project in 2021

FORT MCKAY, ALBERTA — Oilsands giant Syncrude Canada Ltd. has been charged in the death of a worker north of Fort McMurray, Alta.
Oil producers' cuts could boost gasoline prices, help Russia

Oil producers' cuts could boost gasoline prices, help Russia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Major oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia said they're cutting supplies of crude — again. This time, the decision was a surprise and is underlining worries about where the global economy might be headed.
Energy stocks boost S&P/TSX composite as oil prices rise — along with inflation fears

Energy stocks boost S&P/TSX composite as oil prices rise — along with inflation fears

MONTREAL — The second quarter kicked off with a bang Monday after a spike in oil prices boosted Canada’s main stock index by nearly 180 points, even as fears of further inflation and a looming recession grew.
Rogers CEO pledges reduced prices as company finalizes $26-billion merger with Shaw

Rogers CEO pledges reduced prices as company finalizes $26-billion merger with Shaw

TORONTO — The head of Rogers Communications Inc. pledged to lower costs for customers and brushed aside competition concerns after the company closed its $26-billion purchase of Shaw Communications Inc. on Monday.
Downtown Vancouver office vacancy breaks 10% for first time since 2004: Avison Young

Downtown Vancouver office vacancy breaks 10% for first time since 2004: Avison Young

VANCOUVER — Avison Young says Vancouver's downtown office vacancy rate has hit 10 per cent for the first time in almost 20 years. The real estate firm says the first quarter of this year brought Vancouver's downtown office vacancy rate to 10.
Spoon spotted: Arizona Dairy Queen's big red spoon found

Spoon spotted: Arizona Dairy Queen's big red spoon found

PHOENIX (AP) — A giant red spoon that was stolen from an Arizona Dairy Queen and sparked a mystery on social media was found Monday morning, and it's partly thanks to Pokémon GO.
Companies challenged by labour shortage seek to recruit, retain Indigenous workers

Companies challenged by labour shortage seek to recruit, retain Indigenous workers

CALGARY — A growing number of Canadian corporations are pursuing cultural awareness training in order to get better at recruiting and retaining Indigenous employees.
Calgary housing market sees lowest March inventory since 2006: CREB

Calgary housing market sees lowest March inventory since 2006: CREB

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says last month delivered the market's lowest March inventory level since 2006 as home sales fell about 41 per cent from a year ago.
Teck Resources rejects unsolicited takeover offer from Swiss mining giant Glencore

Teck Resources rejects unsolicited takeover offer from Swiss mining giant Glencore

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. said Monday it had rejected an unsolicited takeover offer from Swiss mining giant Glencore that comes as the Vancouver-based miner is working toward its own restructuring.