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Quebec financial regulator says Apple agrees to pay $175,000 penalty

Quebec financial regulator says Apple agrees to pay $175,000 penalty

MONTREAL — Quebec's financial regulator says Apple Canada Inc. has agreed to pay a penalty of $175,000 after an investigation into the company's AppleCare+ Plan.

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 9 The Washington Post says freed hostages are good, now it's time for a truce Some 245 days after Hamas kidnapped them from an outdoor music festival on Oct.
Uber says new B.C. rules will increase costs, Eby says companies can 'suck it up'

Uber says new B.C. rules will increase costs, Eby says companies can 'suck it up'

VANCOUVER — Uber says regulation changes for ride-share and delivery workers in British Columbia will drive up costs and reduce demands for local restaurants, but Premier David Eby says complaining companies can "suck it up.
Zero-emission vehicle registrations jump 53 per cent in the first quarter: StatCan

Zero-emission vehicle registrations jump 53 per cent in the first quarter: StatCan

OTTAWA — Significantly more Canadians were driving zero-emissions vehicles in the first quarter compared with a year ago. Statistics Canada says zero-emission vehicle registrations jumped 53 per cent in the first quarter year-over-year.
Stellantis CEO cites failures in US operations, ready to compete head-on with Chinese EVs

Stellantis CEO cites failures in US operations, ready to compete head-on with Chinese EVs

MILAN (AP) — Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares expressed dissatisfaction at the operation of some U.S.
Natural gas opposition 'ideological,' new Ontario energy minister says

Natural gas opposition 'ideological,' new Ontario energy minister says

CLARINGTON, Ont. — Ontario's new energy minister is unapologetic about the province's use of natural gas to partly fuel growing energy needs, calling opposition to it "ideological.
Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Just before 2 a.m. on a chilly April night in Seattle, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup stopped at an electric vehicle charging station on the edge of a shopping center parking lot. Two men, one with a light strapped to his head, got out.
B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

B.C. sets minimum wage, other rules for app-based ride-hailing, delivery work

VICTORIA — British Columbia has finalized regulations to provide a minimum-wage and basic protections for ride-hailing and delivery workers using app-based platforms such as Uber, DoorDash and SkipTheDishes.

Thousands of displaced residents in southern Mexico fear returning to their homes after violence

YAJALON, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of residents displaced by violence that intensified this week in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas remained fearful Tuesday of returning to their homes.
Watchdog investigates UAW president Shawn Fain, accuses union of being uncooperative

Watchdog investigates UAW president Shawn Fain, accuses union of being uncooperative

NEW YORK (AP) — United Auto Workers president Shawn Fain is under investigation by a court-appointed watchdog who has been working to stamp out corruption at the union in the wake of its stunning bribery and embezzlement scandal several years ago.