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TFI International more than doubles Q1 profits amid surge in trucking demand

MONTREAL — TFI International Inc. more than doubled its profits in its first quarter as surging demand for consumer items, raw materials and manufacturing components fuels growth across the shipping industry.
Activist investor Elliott Investment Management seeking changes at Suncor Energy

Activist investor Elliott Investment Management seeking changes at Suncor Energy

CALGARY — One of North America's most aggressive activist investors has set its sights on Suncor Energy Inc., seeking an overhaul of the company's board and management team, along with the possible sale of Petro-Canada.

Moderna prepares to seek Health Canada COVID-19 vaccine approval for kids under 6

Moderna says it's working on a submission to Health Canada for the approval a COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of six. The biotech company on Thursday asked U.S.
Rogers to bring 500 jobs to Calgary with national technology centre

Rogers to bring 500 jobs to Calgary with national technology centre

Rogers Communications Inc. said Thursday that it will bring 500 jobs to Calgary with a new national technology centre that it intends to establish following the close of the company's proposed merger with Shaw Communications Inc.
US economy shrinks, threats loom, but growth likely to last

US economy shrinks, threats loom, but growth likely to last

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
Girls hockey programs show promise in nontraditional markets

Girls hockey programs show promise in nontraditional markets

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Megan Grenon stretched outside the rink before a rare showcase of women’s hockey in the Washington, D.C, area when a young girl approached with her parents. “Are you a hockey player? Are you playing today?” the girl asked.
Poilievre's populism sees him vow to audit the Bank of Canada, ban digital currency

Poilievre's populism sees him vow to audit the Bank of Canada, ban digital currency

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre took his campaign against Canada's central bank to its doors Thursday, vowing to have it audited and to bar it from using its own digital currency.
FDA issues plan to ban menthol in cigarettes, cigars

FDA issues plan to ban menthol in cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday released its long-awaited plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, citing the toll on Black smokers and young people.
Prince Andrew stripped of 'freedom of city' by York council

Prince Andrew stripped of 'freedom of city' by York council

LONDON (AP) — Prince Andrew has lost another ceremonial honor as groups throughout Britain cut ties to the royal disgraced by allegations of sexual misconduct.
Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal tackles Monsanto herbicide case in new doc

Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal tackles Monsanto herbicide case in new doc

TORONTO — After directing and producing a film as expansive as 2018's "Anthropocene: The Human Epoch," which spanned six continents and 20 countries in an examination of the human impact on the planet, one might consider taking a break.