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Alma Wahlberg, mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, dies at 78

Alma Wahlberg, mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, dies at 78

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series “Wahlburgers,” has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78. “My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark Wahlberg tweeted.
One year after crude turned negative, oilpatch relishes first-quarter profit outlook

One year after crude turned negative, oilpatch relishes first-quarter profit outlook

CALGARY — One year after oil prices crashed to their first and only negative close during a perfect storm of energy demand bad news, Canada's oilpatch is poised to report a first-quarter gush of cash flow thanks to a dramatic recovery in global deman
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Federal budget Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will release her first budget on Monday.
US, China agree to co-operate on climate crisis with urgency

US, China agree to co-operate on climate crisis with urgency

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to co-operate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the i
'It's more than just a fish:' Scientists worry cod will never come back in N.L.

'It's more than just a fish:' Scientists worry cod will never come back in N.L.

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The latest assessment of Atlantic cod stocks, whose collapse crushed the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador, has scientists worried the species will never recover without drastic change within the federal Fisheries Department.
Despite COVID-19 vaccines, Americans in D.C. not feeling celebratory — or charitable

Despite COVID-19 vaccines, Americans in D.C. not feeling celebratory — or charitable

WASHINGTON — This might make Canadians jealous of their American cousins for the first time in a while: the lineup Friday outside a downtown Washington D.C. Apple Store was longer than at one of the city's largest COVID-19 mass-vaccination sites.
After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill

After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill

NEW YORK — Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and others were injured. The U.S.
Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

Fashion industry evolves, as virus forces a rethink

PARIS — The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.
The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

WINDSOR, England — Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone.
Montreal dockworkers begin weekend strikes as talks drag on

Montreal dockworkers begin weekend strikes as talks drag on

MONTREAL — Dockworkers at the Port of Montreal kicked off a series of weekend strikes today, adding to the overtime strike launched earlier this week as negotiations over a collective agreement drag on.