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Ontario Teachers' buys stake in U.S. renewable energy portfolio from NextEra Energy

Ontario Teachers' buys stake in U.S. renewable energy portfolio from NextEra Energy

TORONTO — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board says it has signed a deal with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc. to buy a 50 per cent stake in a portfolio of 13 wind, solar and energy storage assets in the U.S. for US$849 million.
Most manufacturers facing labour shortage, rising costs, industry says

Most manufacturers facing labour shortage, rising costs, industry says

OTTAWA — A new survey of Canadian manufacturers has found 82 per cent are facing labour shortages and 75 per cent feel their hiring troubles are even worse than last year.
US home prices register 19.1% annual gain in September

US home prices register 19.1% annual gain in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose briskly in September, another sign that the housing market is booming in the aftermath of last year's coronavirus recession. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price climbed 19.
Millennial Money: Sustain generosity beyond the holidays

Millennial Money: Sustain generosity beyond the holidays

2020 asked a lot from us. We faced new challenges and reckoned with old ones, and often the world’s problems collided with our own individual needs.
Jessica Seinfeld encourages you to go vegan, no pressure

Jessica Seinfeld encourages you to go vegan, no pressure

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Seinfeld became a vegan almost by stealth. The cookbook author and philanthropist started quietly making separate meals for herself without dairy or meat.
Sweden's 1st female prime minister names a center-left govt

Sweden's 1st female prime minister names a center-left govt

COPENHAGEN, Denmark. (AP) — Sweden's first female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, on Tuesday presented her one-party center-left minority government with only a few changes compared to the previous Cabinet.
West Fraser says severe weather and flooding in B.C. affecting shipments

West Fraser says severe weather and flooding in B.C. affecting shipments

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says severe weather and flooding in B.C. that has disrupted highways and rail routes in the province is affecting its lumber and pulp shipments.
Outdoor decorating trends: natural, cozy, sustainable

Outdoor decorating trends: natural, cozy, sustainable

Home, as we know, has become more central to many of us during the pandemic, and that means outdoors as well as in. This holiday season, designers and retailers have suggestions for updating window, door and yard decorations.
What's streaming in December: Cumberbatch soars while 'Sex and the City' returns

What's streaming in December: Cumberbatch soars while 'Sex and the City' returns

With the Christmas holidays just around the corner, there's plenty of buzzworthy entertainment making its debut on streaming services.
Josh Duggar trial to begin over child pornography charges

Josh Duggar trial to begin over child pornography charges

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial over federal child pornography charges.