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Realtors, consumers facing racism on the job and when buying and selling homes: OREA

Realtors, consumers facing racism on the job and when buying and selling homes: OREA

TORONTO — Realtors and their clients are facing racism and discrimination during the home buying and selling process, but there are no efficient ways for consumers to report such incidents, says new research from the Ontario Real Estate Association (

Germany to keep 2 of its 3 nuclear plants running into April

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Economy and Energy Minister says the country will keep two of its remaining three nuclear power plants running until April to help prevent a potential energy shortage in the coming months.
Discussing inheritances with loved ones now more important than ever: experts

Discussing inheritances with loved ones now more important than ever: experts

When it comes to uncomfortable conversations, matters of inheritance may be near the top of the list. But as the cost of living rises and the generational wage gap grows wider, experts say it is now more important than ever to open up that dialogue.
Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: survey

Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: survey

TORONTO — Canadian employers are anticipating the highest salary increase in two decades as they try to balance inflationary pressures, surging interest rates, recession risks and a tight labour market, a new survey has found.

Blaze at state oil giant PKN Orlen plant in Poland kills 2

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials say two people have died in a fire at a facility belonging to state-owned oil giant PKN Orlen in central Poland.
Dye & Durham to buy back up to 5% of its shares in normal course issuer bid

Dye & Durham to buy back up to 5% of its shares in normal course issuer bid

TORONTO — Dye & Durham Ltd. says it is planning to buy back up to five per cent of its shares in an normal course issuer bid.
Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Ukraine , Meta revealed Tuesday.
Asian shares mixed after Dow falls into bear market

Asian shares mixed after Dow falls into bear market

NEW YORK — Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after closing broadly lower on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell into what’s known as a bear market. Tokyo, Sydney and Shanghai advanced while Hong Kong and Seoul declined. U.S.
Dye & Durham reports $3.3M fourth-quarter net loss

Dye & Durham reports $3.3M fourth-quarter net loss

Toronto-based Dye & Durham Ltd. says it saw a 54 per cent boost to revenue in the fourth quarter compared with last year, while net income swung to a loss. The provider of cloud-based legal and business software says it had a net loss of $3.
Atlantic airports resume operations after hurricane Fiona triggers cancellations

Atlantic airports resume operations after hurricane Fiona triggers cancellations

HALIFAX — Airports in Atlantic Canada are resuming operations after hurricane Fiona stopped most flights in and out of the region over the weekend. WestJet spokeswoman Morgan Bell says flights to and from Charlottetown Airport in P.E.I.