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Under-fire Boris Johnson denies lying about lockdown parties

Under-fire Boris Johnson denies lying about lockdown parties

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday denied misleading Parliament about lockdown-breaching parties, and confirmed he has given an account of events to an inquiry probing alleged violations of coronavirus rules by the governme
S&P/TSX composite down more than 200 points amid broad selloff led by tech sector

S&P/TSX composite down more than 200 points amid broad selloff led by tech sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down 1.2 per cent Tuesday as part of a broad selloff caused by surging bond yields that also pushed U.S. stock markets down. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 262.88 points at 21,274.
How high will you go? Netflix price hike renews questions for streaming subscribers

How high will you go? Netflix price hike renews questions for streaming subscribers

TORONTO — Another year, another Netflix price increase.
Port of Prince Rupert set to master 2021 challenges with 2022 upgrades, improvements

Port of Prince Rupert set to master 2021 challenges with 2022 upgrades, improvements

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Port officials in Prince Rupert, B.C., say 2021 was a difficult year as cargo volumes fell, but they are optimistic about a strong recovery.
Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

CALGARY — The chief executive of Suncor Energy Inc. says the company must do more to improve workplace safety after a truck crash earlier this month resulted in the death of a contractor at the company's Base Mine site near Fort McMurray, Alta.
'Gamified' apps push DIY traders to make riskier investments: Study

'Gamified' apps push DIY traders to make riskier investments: Study

TORONTO — The "meme stock" phenomenon of early 2021, which saw social media-based investors push back against Wall Street by piling into stocks such as GameStop and BlackBerry, gave Marius Zoican an idea.
Grocery store closures loom amid labour, product shortages

Grocery store closures loom amid labour, product shortages

Grocery stores are struggling with rising labour and product shortages that could threaten Canada's food security, experts say.

Report highlights gap in sustainable finance skills, need for coordination

TORONTO — A new report is highlighting the need for more skills development in sustainable finance to meet the expected growth in demand as regulatory and stakeholder pressures increase.
Microsoft buys gamer Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

Microsoft buys gamer Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

Microsoft is paying nearly $70 billion for Activision Blizzard, the maker of “Candy Crush’’ and ‘’Call of Duty,’’ as it seeks an edge in the fiercely competitive businesses of mobile gaming and virtual-reality technology. The all-cash $68.
Stationery maker Bic to buy Toronto temporary tattoo company for US$65 million

Stationery maker Bic to buy Toronto temporary tattoo company for US$65 million

TORONTO — Bic is buying Inkbox, a Toronto-based temporary tattoo company, for US$65 million. The stationery and shaver giant says Inkbox will broaden its portfolio, which already includes BodyMark temporary tattoo markers.
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