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Biden to attend Kennedy Center Honors, resuming tradition

Biden to attend Kennedy Center Honors, resuming tradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be in the house for the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday.
Oilpatch keeping the lid on spending amid record-setting output

Oilpatch keeping the lid on spending amid record-setting output

CALGARY — Canadian oil and gas companies have been hesitant to loosen the purse strings in spite of this fall's commodity price boom, and the arrival of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant may help to explain why.
Helijet announces plans to add electric helicopters to its fleet in British Columbia

Helijet announces plans to add electric helicopters to its fleet in British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. — North America's largest helicopter airline has announced its plans to add electric helicopters to its fleet in British Columbia.
TD Bank's U.S. subsidiary settles lawsuit with data aggregator Plaid

TD Bank's U.S. subsidiary settles lawsuit with data aggregator Plaid

TORONTO — TD Bank Group's U.S. subsidiary has settled a lawsuit it filed against a data aggregator it accused of using the bank's logo to trick users into handing over personal data that can later be monetized.
U.S. to require all inbound foreign air passengers to get COVID test the day before

U.S. to require all inbound foreign air passengers to get COVID test the day before

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden set out to turn the tables on the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday with a 10-point winter offensive against the Omicron variant that further complicates flying from Canada to the United States on the eve of the holiday trav
Germany's Merkel at farewell ceremony: Don't tolerate hate

Germany's Merkel at farewell ceremony: Don't tolerate hate

BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Germans to stand up to hatred, at a military ceremony Thursday bidding her farewell after 16 years in office.

Securities regulator to establish national retail investor advisory panel

MONTREAL — The Canadian Securities Administrators said Thursday it plans to establish an advisory panel to represent the interests of retail investors on Canada-wide policy issues.
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq.
University of Maryland prof Marjoleine Kars wins McGill-run Cundill History Prize

University of Maryland prof Marjoleine Kars wins McGill-run Cundill History Prize

MONTREAL — University of Maryland professor Marjoleine Kars has won the US$75,000 Cundill History Prize. Kars received the honour on Thursday for "Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast," published by the New Press.
Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard not facing charges in hometown of Winnipeg: police

Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard not facing charges in hometown of Winnipeg: police

WINNIPEG — Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard will not be facing charges in his hometown after an investigation into sexual assault allegations from eight people.