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Cybersecurity experts say Canadian businesses can learn from U.S. pipeline attack

Cybersecurity experts say Canadian businesses can learn from U.S. pipeline attack

TORONTO — Cybersecurity experts say that Canadian businesses often can, and should, do more to thwart the types of attack that temporarily shut down a major U.S. gasoline pipeline.
Natural gas straddle plant designed to reduce oilsands emissions with cleaner fuel

Natural gas straddle plant designed to reduce oilsands emissions with cleaner fuel

CALGARY — In the latest project designed to green the oilsands industry, Wolf Midstream says it will build a facility to strip petroleum liquids from natural gas used in operations near Fort McMurray, Alta.
Global chip shortage, pandemic demand drive up home appliance prices

Global chip shortage, pandemic demand drive up home appliance prices

GUELPH, Ont. — A global shortage of computer chips, along with a surge in demand during the pandemic, is driving up prices of home appliances.
Transat extends flight suspension until end of July due to COVID travel restrictions

Transat extends flight suspension until end of July due to COVID travel restrictions

MONTREAL — Air Transat has extended the suspension of its flights until July 29, due to continued travel restrictions in Canada and abroad.
Former investment executive gets 3 months in college scam

Former investment executive gets 3 months in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment fund with U2′s Bono was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme. William McGlashan, Jr.
Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

RALEIGH (AP) — State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S.
Consumer prices shot up 0.8% in April as worries escalate

Consumer prices shot up 0.8% in April as worries escalate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A worrisome bout of inflation struck the U.S. economy in April, with consumer prices for goods and services surging 0.
Freshii records million-dollar loss in first quarter amid ongoing COVID-19 closures

Freshii records million-dollar loss in first quarter amid ongoing COVID-19 closures

TORONTO — Freshii Inc. has recorded a million-dollar loss in its first quarter as many of its restaurants remain temporarily closed due to COVID-19. The Toronto-based company reported a net loss of $1.
S&P/TSX composite down as tech and base metal sectors fall, U.S. markets also down

S&P/TSX composite down as tech and base metal sectors fall, U.S. markets also down

TORONTO — Losses in the base metal and technology sectors helped lead Canada's main stock index lower in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 85.44 points at 19,188.60.
Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

Internal emails reveal WHO knew of sex abuse claims in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Shekinah was working as a nurse’s aide in northeastern Congo in January 2019, she said, she was offered a job from a World Health Organization doctor at double her salary — in exchange for sex.