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Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm

Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm

The largest and oldest power co-operative in Texas is filing for bankruptcy protection, citing last month’s winter storm that left millions without power, and it is unlikely to be the last utility to seek shelter in the courts.
Saskatchewan's finance minister hints province won't eliminate deficit by 2024

Saskatchewan's finance minister hints province won't eliminate deficit by 2024

REGINA — Saskatchewan's finance minister says a slower recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic means it's going to be tough to eliminate the province's deficit by 2024 and the government is likely to pick a new goal.
Rally drives TSX to biggest gain in a month on relief from easing of bond yields

Rally drives TSX to biggest gain in a month on relief from easing of bond yields

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted its best performance in a month on relief from a stabilization of bond yields and further signs of a global economic recovery. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 239.36 points to 18,299.62.

How effective is the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine? What you need to know

Health Canada approved its third COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, authorizing the jab made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University after a lengthy review of clinical trial details.
Trudeau Liberals eye security threats to Canada's economy with governmentwide plan

Trudeau Liberals eye security threats to Canada's economy with governmentwide plan

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is pressing ahead with efforts to counter economic-based threats to national security, such as theft of valuable intellectual property and damage to critical energy and information networks.
Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for $11.5M

Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for $11.5M

LONDON — A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader.

No sign of arson found at Newman's camp; cause undetermined

ASHFORD, Conn. — A police investigation into the fire that tore through the Hole in the Wall Gang camp for seriously ill children in Connecticut could not determine the cause but found no indication it was set intentionally, officials said Monday.
Air Canada makes Jazz Aviation sole operator of Express regional flights

Air Canada makes Jazz Aviation sole operator of Express regional flights

TORONTO — Air Canada is simplifying its regional operations amid COVID pressures by reaching a deal to make Chorus Aviation Ltd.'s Jazz Aviation subsidiary the exclusive operator of Air Canada Express flights.
Milan designers hit reset button during digital fashion week

Milan designers hit reset button during digital fashion week

MILAN — Fashion is off the hamster wheel, taking a deep breath that is allowing some freshness to seep into the once relentless cycle.
Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low: CREB

Calgary home sales, prices spike in February while inventory remains low: CREB

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board said Monday that the market has faced low inventory levels compared to sales for the past several months, while prices continued to climb.