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Canadian employees want workplace flexibility to continue post-pandemic, says survey

Canadian employees want workplace flexibility to continue post-pandemic, says survey

TORONTO — An Ernst & Young survey has found that Canadian employees have embraced workplace flexibility and want it to continue post-pandemic.
How to avoid the temptation of 'revenge spending' as economic activity resumes

How to avoid the temptation of 'revenge spending' as economic activity resumes

As lockdown restrictions ease and more vaccinations are doled out, many Canadians are eager to make up for lost time when it comes to their spending.
EU investigates Google's conduct in digital ad tech sector

EU investigates Google's conduct in digital ad tech sector

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the U.S. tech giant is stifling competition in digital advertising technology.
US existing home sales fall again as prices continue to soar

US existing home sales fall again as prices continue to soar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of previously-occupied homes fell for the fourth straight month in May as soaring prices and a limited number of available properties discouraged many would-be buyers. Existing home sales dropped 0.
Australian pot company Little Green Pharma buys Canopy Growth facility in Denmark

Australian pot company Little Green Pharma buys Canopy Growth facility in Denmark

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — An Australian cannabis company says it has purchased a Canopy Growth Corp. property in Europe. Perth-based Little Green Pharma Ltd.
MLK estate reaches publishing agreement with HarperCollins

MLK estate reaches publishing agreement with HarperCollins

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has reached an international agreement with HarperCollins Publishers, which released his first book more than 60 years ago, for rights to his archive.

Total fines imposed by securities regulators in 2020-21 less than half of 2019-20

TORONTO — The total amount Canadian securities regulators levied in fines, administrative penalties and other sanctions in its latest fiscal year was less than half the previous year.

OSC takes action against British Virgin Islands cryptocurrency company Bybit

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission is taking action against another foreign cryptocurrency company after it failed to enter discussions about bringing its platforms into compliance with provincial laws. The OSC is pursuing Bybit Fintech Ltd.

1 officer, 1 suspect killed in shooting in Denver suburb

ARVADA, Colorado (AP) — A gunfight between two men and police officers at a shopping district in a Denver suburb left an officer and one of the suspects dead, authorities said Monday.
Alberta COVID-19 lottery adds hundreds of Stampede tickets, giveaways

Alberta COVID-19 lottery adds hundreds of Stampede tickets, giveaways

EDMONTON — Alberta's COVID-19 vaccine lottery offering million-dollar cash awards and trips to Cancun is adding the Calgary Stampede to its stable of prizes.