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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Virtual Roundup The Association for Mineral Exploration opens its annual Roundup conference on Monday in an all-virtual format.

Cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea; 3 dead, 6 rescued

ISTANBUL — A cargo ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead, Turkish authorities said. Six others were rescued.

Austria extends lockdown to Feb. 7, toughens some measures

BERLIN — The Austrian government is extending the country's lockdown until Feb. 7 in a drive to push down still-high infection figures as officials worry about the possible impact of new coronavirus variants.
Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts

Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts

BELGRADE, Serbia — Vaccines from the West, Russia or China? Or none at all? That dilemma faces nations in southeastern Europe, where coronavirus vaccination campaigns are off to a slow start — overshadowed by heated political debates and conspiracy t

Body of worker whose bulldozer fell through ice on inactive tailings pond recovered

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Oilpatch giant Suncor says the body of a man whose bulldozer fell through the ice on one of its inactive tailings ponds earlier this week has now been recovered.
Auto sector sees hope in tentative GM deal to spend $1B on electric vehicle plant

Auto sector sees hope in tentative GM deal to spend $1B on electric vehicle plant

TORONTO — A tentative deal that could see General Motors Canada pour a billion dollars into Ontario's beleaguered automotive sector could bring the province one step closer to modernizing its economy and keeping local production afloat, according to
Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Extremists exploit a loophole in social moderation: Podcasts

Major social platforms have been cracking down on the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories in the leadup to the presidential election, and expanded their efforts in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Alimentations Couche-Tard, Carrefour consider partnerships after takeover talks end

Alimentations Couche-Tard, Carrefour consider partnerships after takeover talks end

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche–Tard Inc. and the French grocer it was courting say they have abandoned takeover talks but will consider future operational partnerships.
GM Canada announces tentative deal for $1 billion electric vehicle plant in Ontario

GM Canada announces tentative deal for $1 billion electric vehicle plant in Ontario

INGERSOLL, Ont. — GM Canada says it has reached a tentative deal with Unifor that if ratified will see it invest $1 billion to transform its CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., to make commercial electric vehicles.
NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances

New York prosecutors conducted an hourslong interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump's business dealings, according to three people familiar with the meeting.
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