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Workers on strike after failing to reach deal with Bombardier by deadline, union says

Workers on strike after failing to reach deal with Bombardier by deadline, union says

OTTAWA — More than a thousand Bombardier aircraft assembly workers went on strike as of Sunday after their union failed to reach an agreement with the company.
'Bulldozing our history': Alberta man working to restore town's grain elevators

'Bulldozing our history': Alberta man working to restore town's grain elevators

NANTON, Alta. — When Leo Wieser worked in the movie biz, he built a million-dollar swimming pool that was used for one day.
Canada’s missing navigation tool in the push to lower emissions

Canada’s missing navigation tool in the push to lower emissions

It would be possible to get around a city if there were no agreed-upon street names, but it would take longer, people would get lost and international travellers might just give the place a pass.
Economists say BoC could cut interest rates again in July if inflation keeps cooling

Economists say BoC could cut interest rates again in July if inflation keeps cooling

OTTAWA — Economists are forecasting inflation slowed further in May, which would be welcome progress for the Bank of Canada after it cut its key lending rate for the first time in four years.
Wildfire near Churchill Falls in Labrador stable, but weather not co-operating

Wildfire near Churchill Falls in Labrador stable, but weather not co-operating

CHURCHILL FALLS, N.L. — Officials in central Labrador say the wildfire threatening the evacuated town of Churchill Falls remained stable Saturday, but there was no sign of significant rainfall in the forecast until Tuesday night.
Oil and gas industry making risky play in response to greenwashing law: experts

Oil and gas industry making risky play in response to greenwashing law: experts

The oil and gas industry is taking a risk in its response to new greenwashing rules, communications experts say, but they add the opinions of Canadians are already so divided that the actions may have little effect.
US will gradually resume avocado inspections in conflictive Mexican state, ambassador says

US will gradually resume avocado inspections in conflictive Mexican state, ambassador says

MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. government inspections of avocados and mangoes in the Mexican state of Michoacan will gradually resume, U.S. Ambassador Ken Salazar announced Friday, a week after they were suspended over an assault on inspectors. The U.S.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,554.86, down 26.49 points): Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Down 17 cents, or 0.7 per cent, to $25.58 on 46.8 million shares.
Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

CALGARY — Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek has promised a wide-ranging examination of the city's underground infrastructure as it enters its third week of water use restrictions after a catastrophic pipeline break.
S&P/TSX composite index closes down, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite index closes down, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed lower Friday, weighed down by losses in base metal stocks, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.