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US economic growth for last quarter is revised up slightly to a 1.4% annual rate

US economic growth for last quarter is revised up slightly to a 1.4% annual rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American economy expanded at a 1.4% annual pace from January through March, the slowest quarterly growth since spring 2022, the government said Thursday in a slight upgrade from its previous estimate.
Musicians and magicians: Avril Lavigne, David Ben among Order of Canada appointees

Musicians and magicians: Avril Lavigne, David Ben among Order of Canada appointees

When David Ben learned he would be appointed to the Order of Canada, his mind immediately went to the great magicians who received the honour before him.
Supreme Court halts enforcement of the EPA's plan to limit downwind pollution from power plants

Supreme Court halts enforcement of the EPA's plan to limit downwind pollution from power plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting the Environmental Protection Agency’s air pollution-fighting “good neighbor” plan on hold while legal challenges continue, the conservative-led court’s latest blow to federal regulations.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse take 'big unplanned break,' cancel tour dates due to illness

Neil Young & Crazy Horse take 'big unplanned break,' cancel tour dates due to illness

TORONTO — Neil Young & Crazy Horse are taking a "big unplanned break" from their tour after some of the rockers fell ill.
Bill Cobbs, prolific and sage character actor, dies at 90

Bill Cobbs, prolific and sage character actor, dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cobbs, the veteran character actor who became a ubiquitous and sage screen presence as an older man, has died. He was 90.
Movie Review: Shhhh...the novelty is gone in 'A Quiet Place' prequel

Movie Review: Shhhh...the novelty is gone in 'A Quiet Place' prequel

Not all successful movies need to be franchises. Most really shouldn’t be. That’s not how Hollywood works, of course, but it’s worth repeating.
MDA Space awarded $1-billion contract for next phases of Canadarm3

MDA Space awarded $1-billion contract for next phases of Canadarm3

BRAMPTON, Ont. — MDA Space Ltd. has won a $1-billion contract with the Canadian Space Agency for the next phases of the Canadarm3 robotics system.
B.C. Investment Management earned 7.5% annual combined pension plan return

B.C. Investment Management earned 7.5% annual combined pension plan return

VICTORIA — British Columbia Investment Management Corp. says it earned an annual combined pension plan return of 7.5 per cent for its latest year.
Avril Lavigne, Stephen Poloz: A look at the newest Order of Canada appointments

Avril Lavigne, Stephen Poloz: A look at the newest Order of Canada appointments

OTTAWA — The Governor General's office has announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada. A look: Companions: -Monique Forget Leroux, C.C., O.Q., Outremont, Que., a promotion within the Order for a leading figure in Canadian finance.
US sanctions Boeing for sharing information about 737 Max 9 investigation

US sanctions Boeing for sharing information about 737 Max 9 investigation

Boeing is being sanctioned by U.S. investigators for sharing information about a federal investigation of a door plug blowout that left a gaping hole in a Boeing 737 Max 9.