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Bell Canada network investments make it able to compete with Rogers, Starlink: CEO

Bell Canada network investments make it able to compete with Rogers, Starlink: CEO

TORONTO — BCE's Bell Canada is well-positioned to compete with longtime rival Rogers Communications Inc. or a new challenge from Elon Musk's Starlink satellite internet service, the CEO of Canada's largest telecom and media said Thursday.

GM: Software, new battery parts will solve Bolt fire issues

DETROIT — Engineers at General Motors have figured out how to fix a battery problem with the Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback that caused five of them to catch fire.
Canadian PPE manufacturers team up to lobby government to build industry standards

Canadian PPE manufacturers team up to lobby government to build industry standards

KELOWNA, B.C. — Some of Canada's largest medical mask manufacturers have joined forces to lobby government to establish industry standards for personal protective equipment.
Daimler Truck, Volvo to make fuel cells in Europe from 2025

Daimler Truck, Volvo to make fuel cells in Europe from 2025

FRANKFURT — Germany's Daimler Truck AG and Sweden's Volvo Group say they plan to jointly manufacture hydrogen fuel cells for trucks in Europe starting in 2025 and called on European Union policymakers to boost incentives for climate-neutral technolog
McDonald's comes roaring back as restrictions ease

McDonald's comes roaring back as restrictions ease

The bounce back for McDonald's as restrictions were lifted across the U.S. was so strong in the first quarter that the company surpassed sales during the same period even in 2019, long before the pandemic broadsided the country.
Student employment could remain challenging this summer but there's signs of hope

Student employment could remain challenging this summer but there's signs of hope

TORONTO — Experts are urging students not to get discouraged even though the COVID-19 pandemic could make finding summer employment challenging for the second year in a row.
Resolute Forest Products reports $87-million first-quarter profit, sales up

Resolute Forest Products reports $87-million first-quarter profit, sales up

MONTREAL — Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of $87 million compared with a loss a year ago as its sales climbed higher, helped by strong lumber prices. However shares in the forestry company fell $2.
More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in March

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in March

SILVER SPRING, Md. — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in March after two months of declines, pointing to a healthy housing market as summer approaches and the economy continues what is shaping up to be a rapid recovery.

Walmart Canada to open new distribution centre in Moncton in 2022 with 200 workers

MONCTON, N.B. — Walmart Canada is building a new distribution centre in Atlantic Canada to ship fresh and frozen groceries to the retailer's 43 stores in the region.
Canfor posts $427.8M Q1 profit compared with a loss a year ago as lumber prices soar

Canfor posts $427.8M Q1 profit compared with a loss a year ago as lumber prices soar

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. reported a first-quarter profit of $427.8 million compared with a loss a year ago, boosted by record results in its lumber business and improved results in its pulp and paper operations.