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Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction

Celebs join Instagram 'freeze' to protest Facebook inaction

LONDON — Kim Kardashian West, Katy Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrities are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” on Wednesday to protest against what they say is parent company Facebook's failure to tackle violent and hateful content

Here's a list of August inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list of August inflation rates for Canadian provinces

Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.1 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: -0.6 per cent (-0.4) — Prince Edward Island: -0.
5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring

5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring

NEW DELHI — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages.

Backup driver in fatal Arizona Uber autonomous crash charged

PHOENIX — The backup Uber driver involved in the first self-driving vehicle fatality has been charged with negligent homicide for being distracted in the moments before fatally striking a woman in suburban Phoenix.
WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights

WestJet Airlines Ltd. is offering refunds to customers with European flights cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Travellers with flights to or from Europe and scheduled to depart between March 1 and Oct.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,431.27, up 71.13 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 20 cents, or 1.12 per cent, to $17.62 on 10.2 million shares.
MEC's sale to investment firm signals more tough times ahead for retailers

MEC's sale to investment firm signals more tough times ahead for retailers

Retail analysts are cautioning that more Canadian stores could follow Mountain Equipment Co-op’s path toward restructuring in the coming months as the pandemic pushes an increasingly fractured retail market to the brink.
North American stock markets climb on continuing positive outlook for economy

North American stock markets climb on continuing positive outlook for economy

TORONTO — North American stock markets climbed amid positive signals in Canada and elsewhere about the strength of a post-pandemic rebound.
Rogers pursues options for Quebec, Ontario expansion amid industry's 5G push

Rogers pursues options for Quebec, Ontario expansion amid industry's 5G push

TORONTO — The chief executive of Rogers Communications Inc. said Tuesday that it's the right time in history to decide what to do with the company's sizable investment in Cogeco, which owns large cable systems in Quebec and Ontario.