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Biden to urge G-7 leaders to call out, compete with China

Biden to urge G-7 leaders to call out, compete with China

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — The United States plans to push democratic allies on Saturday to publicly call out China for forced labor practices as the Group of Seven leaders gather at a summit where they will also unveil an infrastructure plan meant t
G-7 pledge to share, but jostle for ground in the sandbox

G-7 pledge to share, but jostle for ground in the sandbox

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Group of Seven leaders brought pledges to share vaccine doses and make a fairer global economy Friday to a seaside summit in England, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus pandemic should not be al
Queen Elizabeth honors key women in UK's rapid vaccine drive

Queen Elizabeth honors key women in UK's rapid vaccine drive

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has used her birthday honors list to celebrate those at the forefront of the U.K.
'Really good news': Ontarians celebrate reopening with patio visits, shopping trips

'Really good news': Ontarians celebrate reopening with patio visits, shopping trips

TORONTO — Ontario stores and restaurants were teeming with customers Friday as the province lifted some of its COVID-19 restrictions for the first time in months.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,138.35, up 88.88 points.) Hut 8 Mining Corp. (TSX:HUT). Technology. Down $1.18, or 19.31 per cent, to $4.93 on 9.9 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite moves deeper into record territory on broad-based rally

S&P/TSX composite moves deeper into record territory on broad-based rally

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved further into record territory on a broad-based rally led by energy as crude prices climbed on increased demand from economic reopenings. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 88.
B.C. to launch compulsory skilled trades certification system

B.C. to launch compulsory skilled trades certification system

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is launching a compulsory skilled trades certification system that it says will strengthen economic recovery by addressing labour shortages and supporting higher-paying, more stable jobs.
Clock runs out for Tory-led debate over internet bill's impact on freedoms

Clock runs out for Tory-led debate over internet bill's impact on freedoms

OTTAWA — The minority Liberal government pushed forward a key piece of its legislative agenda Friday, as a House of Commons committee wrapped up clause-by-clause review of a bill to give Canada more regulatory power over digital streaming platforms.
Growth in Canadian household wealth on track to slow down as economy reopens

Growth in Canadian household wealth on track to slow down as economy reopens

Statistics Canada said Friday that household financial assets rose for a fourth consecutive quarter and the debt-to-income ratio fell, but some economists predict the gains may slow down as the economy reopens and spending ramps up.

Fashion brand Forever 21 returns to Canada with collections in Hudson's Bay stores

The low-cost fashion brand Forever 21 will have its full collections available at certain Hudson's Bay Co. stores across the country, as the U.S.-brand returns to the Canadian market.