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Experts warn of economic implications from Rogers wireless outage

Experts warn of economic implications from Rogers wireless outage

A massive wireless outage that has left customers of Rogers Communications Inc. without phone or texting services since early Monday has broad economic ramifications across Canada, experts said.
Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears

Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears

WASHINGTON — As President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday with 40 world leaders, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will have a tangible impact on
Annual pace of housing starts posts 21.6 per cent increase in March

Annual pace of housing starts posts 21.6 per cent increase in March

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts in Canada soared 21.6 per cent in March compared with February, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.'s latest report.
North American stock markets down in midday trading to start the week

North American stock markets down in midday trading to start the week

TORONTO — Losses in the technology and energy sectors weighed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in midday trading as Canada's main stock index slumped and U.S. stock markets stepped back. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 113.44 points at 19,237.
Foxconn, Wisconsin reach new deal on scaled back facility

Foxconn, Wisconsin reach new deal on scaled back facility

MADISON, Wis. — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics maker, has reached a new deal with reduced tax breaks for its scaled back manufacturing facility in southeast Wisconsin, Gov.
Japan asks Myanmar junta to release arrested journalist

Japan asks Myanmar junta to release arrested journalist

TOKYO — Japan's government said Monday it is asking Myanmar to release a Japanese journalist who was arrested by security forces in its largest city of Yangon the previous day.
India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown Monday night to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital's health system, which authorities said had been pushed to its limit amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases.
Johnson scraps Delhi trip; UK puts India on virus 'red list'

Johnson scraps Delhi trip; UK puts India on virus 'red list'

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called off a trip to New Delhi amid surging coronavirus cases in India, as the U.K. imposed a travel ban on most visitors from the vast Asian nation.
Bidding wars, record prices, viewing lineups: Halifax's housing market heats up

Bidding wars, record prices, viewing lineups: Halifax's housing market heats up

HALIFAX — Two years after moving to Halifax from Ireland, Sarah and Nick Moriarty began house hunting.
Nutrien CEO Chuck Magro steps down, Mayo Schmidt named as new CEO

Nutrien CEO Chuck Magro steps down, Mayo Schmidt named as new CEO

SASKATOON — Nutrien Ltd. says chief executive Chuck Magro is stepping down and will be succeeded by Mayo Schmidt, the company's chair. The fertilizer company says Magro is leaving to pursue new opportunities, effective immediately.