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EU sets out virus pass plan to allow free travel by summer

EU sets out virus pass plan to allow free travel by summer

BRUSSELS — The European Union's executive body proposed Wednesday issuing certificates that would allow EU residents to travel freely across the 27-nation bloc by the summer as long as they have been vaccinated, tested negative for COVID-19 or recove

Here's a list of February inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.1 per cent in February, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list February inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.1 per cent in February, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 1.2 per cent (1.5) — Prince Edward Island: 1.
US housing construction tumbled 10.3% in February

US housing construction tumbled 10.3% in February

WASHINGTON — Severe winter weather in much of the country pushed home construction down a sharp 10.3% in February while applications for new construction fell by 10.8%.
Uber to give UK drivers minimum wage, pension, holiday pay

Uber to give UK drivers minimum wage, pension, holiday pay

LONDON — Uber is giving its U.K. drivers the minimum wage, pensions and holiday pay, following a recent court ruling that said they should be classified as workers and entitled to such benefits.
Chorus Aviation to get cash infusion to help weather COVID-19 challenges, pay debt

Chorus Aviation to get cash infusion to help weather COVID-19 challenges, pay debt

HALIFAX — As the airline industry continues to struggle with plummeting passenger volumes and no government bailout plan, Halifax-based Chorus Aviation Inc.

Florida teen sentenced in hack of celebrity Twitter accounts

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Grammy Award ratings drop 51 per cent to record low

Grammy Award ratings drop 51 per cent to record low

NEW YORK — Grammy producers avoided the Zoom awkwardness of other pandemic-era awards shows and gave music-starved fans performances by the industry's biggest stars. And viewers still stayed away. CBS' Grammys telecast reached 9.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,874.01, down 80.74 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Down $1.72, or 4.25 per cent, to $38.71 on 25.4 million shares.
Rogers-Shaw deal raises questions on pricing power, political will

Rogers-Shaw deal raises questions on pricing power, political will

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed deal to buy Shaw Communications Inc. is raising questions about how far regulators and elected politicians will go to encourage competitive pricing in the Canadian telecom industry.