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Carbon risk for Alberta's public pension manager AIMCo questioned

Carbon risk for Alberta's public pension manager AIMCo questioned

EDMONTON — Alberta's largest labour organization says public-service pensions are being used to prop up the province's struggling fossil fuels industry at a time when many large investment funds are moving away from the sector.
Alimentation Couche-Tard faces rival bidder for Australian company Caltex

Alimentation Couche-Tard faces rival bidder for Australian company Caltex

MONTREAL — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is facing a rival bidder for Caltex Australia Ltd. Australia's largest retail fuel and convenience chain says EG Group Ltd. has made a takeover offer for the company.
In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

BURBANK, Calif. — Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour that starts in England on Feb. 25 and runs through early April, with U.S.
US wholesale prices up 0.5% in January, most since late 2018

US wholesale prices up 0.5% in January, most since late 2018

WASHINGTON — U.S. producer prices climbed last month at fastest pace since October 2018 as higher prices for services more than offset a drop in the cost of energy.

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

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.4 per cent in January, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list January inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.4 per cent in January, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): - Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.2 per cent (2.0) - Prince Edward Island: 3.0 (2.

US home construction dips 3.6% in January

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes edged back slightly in January after a December surge that had pushed home construction to the highest level in 13 years. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that builders started construction on 1.
Cineworld's Cineplex takeover deal secures Ontario court approval

Cineworld's Cineplex takeover deal secures Ontario court approval

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says the takeover deal it signed with Cineworld PLC has received approval from the Ontario Superior Court. The approval brings U.K.
CN Rail laying off about 450 workers after shutting down Eastern Canada network

CN Rail laying off about 450 workers after shutting down Eastern Canada network

MONTREAL — CN Rail is laying off about 450 workers in its operations in Eastern Canada after cancelling more than 400 trains in the past week over a rail blockade protesting an LNG pipeline in British Columbia.
CRTC's MVNO proposal would weaken regional wireless networks, says Competition Bureau

CRTC's MVNO proposal would weaken regional wireless networks, says Competition Bureau

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