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Art rental market surges as pandemic pushes Canadians to reimagine spaces

Art rental market surges as pandemic pushes Canadians to reimagine spaces

TORONTO — When the COVID-19 pandemic sent droves of office workers home, it didn't take long for some to decide that their living rooms or spare bedrooms were in need of a makeover.
Autobus Séguin orders 55 electric school buses from Lion Electric

Autobus Séguin orders 55 electric school buses from Lion Electric

MONTREAL — Lion Electric Co. says Groupe Autobus Séguin has ordered 55 electric school buses to be delivered by 2025. The price to be paid for the 45 LionA and 10 LionC model buses was not immediately available.
U.S. jobless claims drop seventh straight week to 268,000

U.S. jobless claims drop seventh straight week to 268,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the seventh straight week to a pandemic low of 268,000. U.S. jobless claims dipped by 1,000 last week from the week before, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
Deere workers approve 3rd contract offer, will end strike

Deere workers approve 3rd contract offer, will end strike

DETROIT (AP) — Deere & Co. workers approved a new contract Wednesday that will deliver 10% raises immediately and end a monthlong strike for more than 10,000 employees.

Couple's $86M reward in Monsanto pesticide case stands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's highest court rejected on Wednesday a challenge by Monsanto Co.'s to $86.2 million in damages to a couple who developed cancer after spraying the company's Roundup weed-killer in their yards for three decades.
B.C. storm disrupts supply chain, could have lasting impacts on economy: experts

B.C. storm disrupts supply chain, could have lasting impacts on economy: experts

VANCOUVER — Highway and railway closures caused by severe storms in British Columbia will have a significant and lasting impact on the province's economy, the president of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce says.
Under pressure, Apple allows self-repairs to iPhones, Macs

Under pressure, Apple allows self-repairs to iPhones, Macs

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple is letting some iPhone users fix their own phones, a sharp turnaround for a company that has long prohibited anyone but company-approved technicians from fiddling with its proprietary parts and software.
Electric vehicles get spotlight at Los Angeles Auto Show

Electric vehicles get spotlight at Los Angeles Auto Show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battery-powered vehicles will get top billing at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opens this week after a year's hiatus due to the novel coronavirus. Subaru, which has seen strong sales growth in the U.S.
Exit of Rogers CEO prompts questions about the telecom giant's direction

Exit of Rogers CEO prompts questions about the telecom giant's direction

The departure of Rogers Communications Inc. CEO Joe Natale raises further questions about the company's direction as it looks to put a boardroom power struggle behind it and focus on the acquisition of rival Shaw Communications, experts say.

Court sides with expelled student over memes deemed a threat

HARRISBURG, Pa.