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North American stock markets recover to end week slightly off record highs

North American stock markets recover to end week slightly off record highs

TORONTO — A broad-based rally led by energy and financials helped North American stock markets to recover from big losses early in the week over concerns about rising inflation.
An Oscar winner, more 'Law & Order' for NBC next season

An Oscar winner, more 'Law & Order' for NBC next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger is coming to network TV next season in a dramatization of a murder case recounted by “Dateline NBC.
Restaurants seek exemption from reduced wage subsidy as Ontario keeps dining shut

Restaurants seek exemption from reduced wage subsidy as Ontario keeps dining shut

Restaurant owners are voicing concerns they'll be able to keep operating when federal subsidies begin to wind down, even as provinces like Ontario extend stay-at-home orders or lockdown measures.
California is awash in tax revenue and budget reflects it

California is awash in tax revenue and budget reflects it

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a $268 billion state budget that is one-third larger than the state's current spending plan, fueled by surging state tax revenues and federal stimulus money.

Gaetz associate agrees to cooperate in federal investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the federal investigation into Rep.
Methane-capturing biogas projects in Canada reach 279, says association report

Methane-capturing biogas projects in Canada reach 279, says association report

CALGARY — Thanks to a decade of rapid growth, there are 279 facilities across Canada creating biogas from methane emitted by agricultural waste, landfills, green bin programs and municipal wastewater treatment facilities.
Onetime wunderkind Massachusetts mayor guilty of corruption

Onetime wunderkind Massachusetts mayor guilty of corruption

BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts mayor first elected at the age of 23 by touting himself as a successful entrepreneur was convicted Friday of stealing money from investors in his start-up to bankroll his lavish lifestyle and soliciting bribes fro
Centerra Gold stock falls after Kyrgyz Republic state firm says it will divest shares

Centerra Gold stock falls after Kyrgyz Republic state firm says it will divest shares

CALGARY — The Kyrgyz Republic state company that owns 26 per cent of the shares of Canadian miner Centerra Gold Inc. says in a regulatory filing it intends to sell about 19 per cent of its holdings. Centerra's shares fell by as much as 6.
Quebec businessman Pierre Karl Peladeau no longer interested in buying Transat AT

Quebec businessman Pierre Karl Peladeau no longer interested in buying Transat AT

MONTREAL — Transat A.T. says negotiations about a takeover offer from Pierre Karl Peladeau ended Thursday, while the Quebec businessman says that he was no longer interested in acquiring the tour operator.
Statistics Canada says wholesale and manufacturing sales climbed higher in March

Statistics Canada says wholesale and manufacturing sales climbed higher in March

OTTAWA — Canadian wholesale and manufacturing sales in both climbed higher in March after pulling back in February. Statistics Canada said Friday manufacturing sales hit their highest level since June 2019 as they climbed 3.5 per cent to $57.