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CAE Inc. lowers forecast as profits plunge, but backlog grows

CAE Inc. lowers forecast as profits plunge, but backlog grows

MONTREAL — CAE Inc. reined in its earnings forecast for the year after reporting a 96 per cent year-over-year profit decrease last quarter due to supply chain problems and writedowns on a pair of pricey defence projects.
Mining company says Nova Scotia approves bid to raise tailings dam at Gold mine

Mining company says Nova Scotia approves bid to raise tailings dam at Gold mine

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s Environment Department has approved an application from the owners of the Touquoy gold mine to raise the height of the wall of its existing tailings waste pond.
Lower prices offer Americans slight reprieve from inflation

Lower prices offer Americans slight reprieve from inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Falling prices for gas, airline tickets and clothes gave Americans a little bit of relief last month, though overall inflation is still running at close to its highest level in four decades . Consumer prices jumped 8.
Trans Mountain names Dawn Farrell new CEO and president

Trans Mountain names Dawn Farrell new CEO and president

CALGARY — Trans Mountain Corp. says Dawn Farrell will become its new president and chief executive next week. The pipeline operator says Farrell has more than 35 years of experience in the energy business, where she has held senior level positions.
Run, Laal, run: Aamir Khan stars in Indian 'Forrest Gump'

Run, Laal, run: Aamir Khan stars in Indian 'Forrest Gump'

Indian actor Aamir Khan enjoyed “Forrest Gump” so much that he’s starring in a Hindi remake. Released in 1994, the original film went on to sweep the Oscars, taking six trophies including best picture and best actor for Tom Hanks.
Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online

Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online

Research that analyzed social media posts finds that hateful references to gays, lesbians and other LGBTQ people surged online after Florida passed a law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third gr
Brazil police recover art masterpieces stolen in elderly con

Brazil police recover art masterpieces stolen in elderly con

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday were seeking the arrest of six people accused of involvement in stealing 16 artworks together valued at more than 700 million reais ($139 million), some of which were recovered.
Unifor members elect Lana Payne as new president

Unifor members elect Lana Payne as new president

TORONTO — Unifor says Lana Payne has been elected as the new president of Canada's largest private sector union, the first woman to hold the position.
Reviving Mexico's groundbreaking muralism a century later

Reviving Mexico's groundbreaking muralism a century later

POXINDEJE, Mexico (AP) — A painter in orange overalls touches up the image of a hand holding a rifle while an artist perched on scaffolding painstakingly places bits of colorful ceramic in a mosaic of a guerrilla fighter.
Alan Tudyk infuses 'Resident Alien' with the art of clowning

Alan Tudyk infuses 'Resident Alien' with the art of clowning

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Tudyk owes his teachers more than a few measly apples. In school, he received sound career guidance from those who recognized his nascent talent.