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US hiring surges in July, but the variant is the wild card

US hiring surges in July, but the variant is the wild card

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S employers added 943,000 jobs in July and drove the unemployment rate down to 5.4% in another sign the economy is bouncing back with surprising vigor from COVID-19.
Pembina Q2 revenues climb on elevated commodity prices while profit dips

Pembina Q2 revenues climb on elevated commodity prices while profit dips

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. says its net profit dipped in the second quarter despite higher total revenues as elevated commodity prices drove up volumes on its pipeline systems and facilities.
Magna cuts 2021 revenue forecast as chip shortages expected to reduce vehicle output

Magna cuts 2021 revenue forecast as chip shortages expected to reduce vehicle output

TORONTO — Magna International Inc. has cut its revenue forecast for the year due to an expected reduction in global light vehicle production caused by ongoing semiconductor chip shortages.
'Not where we want to be': Canopy Growth CEO says market share softened in Q1

'Not where we want to be': Canopy Growth CEO says market share softened in Q1

Canopy Growth Corp.'s chief executive says the company's hold on the cannabis market has been threatened in the last few months, even as it went on an acquisition spree and tried to overhaul its business.
Sheriff: Aide who accused Cuomo files criminal complaint

Sheriff: Aide who accused Cuomo files criminal complaint

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping her breast at the governor's state residence filed a criminal complaint against him, the Albany County Sheriff's office said Friday.

Hezekiah Walker looks to bring gospel music center to HBCU

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hezekiah Walker became a student at Virginia Union University two years ago, but the Grammy-winning gospel singer took his collegiate experience to the next level by opening a gospel music center on the campus.

Inter Pipeline Q2 profit more than doubles to $145.5 million on revenue boost

CALGARY — Inter Pipeline Ltd. says its net profit more than doubled in its latest quarter as revenues increased 30 per cent. The Calgary-based pipeline firm reported after markets closed Thursday that it earned $145.

Constellation Software misses expectations despite improved Q2 results

TORONTO — Constellation Software Inc. missed expectations despite posting improved second-quarter results. The Toronto-based technology firm, which reports in U.S.
Hezbollah, Israel trade fire in dangerous Mideast escalation

Hezbollah, Israel trade fire in dangerous Mideast escalation

BEIRUT (AP) — The militant Hezbollah group fired a barrage of rockets toward Israel on Friday, and Israel hit back with artillery in a significant escalation between the two sides.

Shareholder advisory firm backs rejecting Exfo privatization offer

QUEBEC — Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis has differed from Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. in recommending that minority shareholders of Exfo Inc. vote against the founder's proposal to take the company private.
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