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Rounding life's second curve a hard road of self discovery

Rounding life's second curve a hard road of self discovery

NEW YORK (AP) — It took Jack Craven 20 years to grasp that running his family's wholesale business selling goods to discount stores wasn't how he wanted to spend the second half of his life.
Canadian companies expected to uphold ethical standards abroad under new strategy

Canadian companies expected to uphold ethical standards abroad under new strategy

OTTAWA — Canada has announced a new responsible businessstrategy to ensure companies prevent or ease negative effects to human rights and the environment in their operations overseas.
Fairfax Q1 shareholder net profit plunges, partially due to loss on investments

Fairfax Q1 shareholder net profit plunges, partially due to loss on investments

TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says its net income attributable to shareholders plunged to US$125.5 million in the first quarter, in part due to a loss on investments. The Toronto-based insurance company, which reports in U.S.

'March Madness' atmosphere lifts Vegas economy from pandemic

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos reported near-record March house winnings, while the airport in Las Vegas reported passenger traffic almost as heavy as pre-pandemic levels and tourism officials marked another big jump in visitor volume.
Yellen says more shocks likely to 'challenge the economy'

Yellen says more shocks likely to 'challenge the economy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday the global pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine highlight the possibility of big economic shocks in the future, adding that downturns are “likely to continue to challenge the econom
Twitter, in possibly last quarterly report, sees user growth

Twitter, in possibly last quarterly report, sees user growth

LONDON (AP) — Twitter’s quarterly profit, revenue and the number of daily users on its platform are rising but its quarterly report, released days after agreeing to be sold to billionaire Elon Musk, offered scant details about what it expects on the
Indigenous leaders say safe drinking water settlement with federal gov't is unfair

Indigenous leaders say safe drinking water settlement with federal gov't is unfair

OTTAWA — The federal government has set aside about $1.5 billion to compensate Indigenous people who have been without clean drinking water, the result of a class-action lawsuit initiated by First Nations communities.

West Fraser Q1 profit surges 64% despite significant winter transportation woes

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says its net profit soared 64 per cent from a year ago to US$1.09 billion in its latest quarter on higher revenues despite significant transportation and mill challenges in B.C.
Your dog's personality may have little to do with its breed

Your dog's personality may have little to do with its breed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Research confirms what dog lovers know — every pup is truly an individual.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,121.06, up 376.83 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $5.07, or 12 per cent, to $47.22 on 24.9 million shares.