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Alberta's premier faces down restive United Conservative caucus over COVID-19 crisis

Alberta's premier faces down restive United Conservative caucus over COVID-19 crisis

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has faced down a restive and divided United Conservative Party caucus, focusing on COVID-19 while managing to avoid a straw vote on his leadership.
Commodities propel S&P/TSX composite to best day in two months, U.S. markets also up

Commodities propel S&P/TSX composite to best day in two months, U.S. markets also up

TORONTO — Commodities propelled Canada's main stock index to its best day in two months, while the Federal Reserve signalled that interest rates will increase earlier than expected as the economic recovery continues.
Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opens Milan Fashion Week

Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opens Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday with her debut runway collection, a concrete success for a movement to promote diversity in Italian fashion just a year after launching.
Aurora Cannabis to close Edmonton facility, says 8% of its workforce to be impacted

Aurora Cannabis to close Edmonton facility, says 8% of its workforce to be impacted

Aurora Cannabis Inc. said eight per cent of its global workforce will be impacted by the forthcoming closure of one of its Alberta facilities.
Fendi, Del Core lead Milan fashion's runway return

Fendi, Del Core lead Milan fashion's runway return

MILAN (AP) — Italy’s fashion capital is again alive with the sound of shoppers swarming boutiques and editors filling socially distanced fashion week venues, a sign of a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.
The Globe and Mail wins the most 2020 SABEW awards, The Canadian Press wins two

The Globe and Mail wins the most 2020 SABEW awards, The Canadian Press wins two

The Globe and Mail led news outlets for reporting awards from the Canadian chapter of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, with 12 silver and gold medals at the 2020 awards.
Toronto Pearson ranks low among North American mega airports in J.D. Power survey

Toronto Pearson ranks low among North American mega airports in J.D. Power survey

Toronto Pearson International Airport has ranked near the bottom among major North American flight hubs in J.D. Power's latest customer satisfaction ranking.
Made-in-Canada cleaning robots increasingly visible amid pandemic

Made-in-Canada cleaning robots increasingly visible amid pandemic

HALIFAX — Canadians venturing out into commercial spaces for the first time since the pandemic began may spot some made-in-Canada technology whizzing around, keeping the high-traffic floors squeaky clean.
France's envoy to return to US after Macron, Biden talks

France's envoy to return to US after Macron, Biden talks

PARIS (AP) — France will send its ambassador back to Washington next week after French President Emmanuel Macron and President Joe Biden agreed in a phone call Wednesday to meet next month over a submarine spat that sent relations between the longtim

California man charged with perjury in Hollywood execs suit

NEW YORK (AP) — A Los Angeles man has been charged by New York federal prosecutors with perjury for allegedly falsifying emails to support his lawsuit against entertainment industry executives.