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New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

New census data shows how commuting dropped during pandemic, labour force aging

OTTAWA — New census data shows commuting levels dropped significantly in 2021 compared to 2016, and while some of that decline has rebounded, transit ridership hasn't fully recovered. According to Statistics Canada, there were 2.
Alta. sovereignty act damaging to business: Calgary Chamber of Commerce

Alta. sovereignty act damaging to business: Calgary Chamber of Commerce

CALGARY — Alberta's proposed sovereignty act threatens to scare off investors and talent and derail the province's plans for economic growth, a prominent business group warned Wednesday.
House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
BRP reports Q3 profit and revenue up from year ago, raises guidance

BRP reports Q3 profit and revenue up from year ago, raises guidance

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. reported its third-quarter profit and revenue rose compared with a year ago and raised guidance for its full year.
Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says it will be breaking out its Canadian cannabis operations into a stand-alone business unit and laying off 55 staff. Brenna Eller, the Smiths Falls, Ont.
Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

VANCOUVER — Western Forest Products Inc. says it will temporarily reduce its lumber production levels for the rest of the year. The Vancouver-based forest products company says the reduction will amount to about 200 million fewer board feet.

German gas importer Uniper seeks damages from Gazprom

BERLIN (AP) — German energy company Uniper said Wednesday it's suing Gazprom for damages over natural gas that hasn't been delivered since June, when the Russian supplier started reducing amounts to Germany.
Desjardins buying Guardian insurance, fund and investment distribution networks

Desjardins buying Guardian insurance, fund and investment distribution networks

MONTREAL — Desjardins Group has signed a deal to buy Guardian Capital Group Ltd.'s life insurance, mutual fund and investment distribution networks for $750 million.
Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, releases financial guidance for 2023

Enbridge raising quarterly dividend, releases financial guidance for 2023

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. is raising its quarterly dividend to shareholders. The pipeline company says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 88.75 cents per share, up from 86 cents per share. Based on Enbridge's closing share price of $55.
Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced a panel of experts that will lead a statutory review of the country's Cannabis Act. Panel members include Dr.
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