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Turkey's president fires central bank governor by decree

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president has fired the central bank governor, who in his four months in office had won the praise of investors for hiking interest rates and promising tighter monetary policies.

Saudi Arabia: Drones attack Riyadh oil facility, no damage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A drone attack struck an oil installation in Saudi Arabia’s capital of Riyadh on Friday, the Saudi state-run news agency reported, igniting a blaze at the facility deep in the kingdom's territory.
Infrastructure bank launches Indigenous initiative, advocates say money not enough

Infrastructure bank launches Indigenous initiative, advocates say money not enough

TORONTO — The Canada Infrastructure Bank is launching a program dedicated to upgrading transportation, clean power and internet networks in Indigenous communities, but advocates say the initiative doesn't go far enough.
Chevron to stop flow of funds after failing to sell stake in Kitimat LNG project

Chevron to stop flow of funds after failing to sell stake in Kitimat LNG project

CALGARY — The decision by Chevron Canada Ltd. to stop funding its proposed Kitimat LNG project on B.C.'s north coast isn't surprising given its failed attempt to sell its stake over the past 15 months, an analyst says.
Laurentian Bank unionized employees vote 56.6 per cent to decertify, CIRB says

Laurentian Bank unionized employees vote 56.6 per cent to decertify, CIRB says

MONTREAL — The Laurentian Bank of Canada's unionized employees have voted to decertify, reversing the position they took three years ago. The Montreal-based bank says it was informed by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) that 56.
Ontario loosening pandemic capacity restrictions on restaurants

Ontario loosening pandemic capacity restrictions on restaurants

TORONTO — Ontario is loosening restrictions on restaurants, allowing outdoor dining in Toronto and Peel Region while increasing capacity in other regions starting Saturday.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,854.00, up 17.53 points.) Denison Mines Corp. (TSX:DML). Materials. Up three cents, or 2.14 per cent, to $1.43 on 27.5 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite inches higher on gains from consumer discretionary and energy

S&P/TSX composite inches higher on gains from consumer discretionary and energy

TORONTO — The consumer discretionary sector responded positively to retail sales numbers and prompted Canada's main stock index to inch higher to conclude a relatively flat week.
Rogers, governments to split cost of boosting wireless service in Eastern Ontario

Rogers, governments to split cost of boosting wireless service in Eastern Ontario

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. has entered into a public-private partnership to build more than 300 new towers to improve wireless service in underserved parts of Eastern Ontario.
Imperial Oil urges shareholders to reject 'premature' net-zero 2050 carbon motion

Imperial Oil urges shareholders to reject 'premature' net-zero 2050 carbon motion

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd.. is recommending investors attending its annual meeting in May vote against a shareholder resolution that it adopt a corporate wide target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.