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Key party in Malaysia ruling alliance pulls support for PM

Key party in Malaysia ruling alliance pulls support for PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The largest party in Malaysia’s ruling alliance said Thursday that it will withdraw support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin immediately and urged him to make way for a new leader.
'I quit': Wave of resignations prompts concerns over labour shortage

'I quit': Wave of resignations prompts concerns over labour shortage

CALGARY — If not for COVID-19, Valerie Whitt might never have summoned the courage to quit her job. The 50-year-old Markham, Ont. woman had been a project manager for Ontario Health for 13 years.
Nova Scotia premier wants his province to become Canada's startup capital

Nova Scotia premier wants his province to become Canada's startup capital

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government announced today it will eliminate all regulatory fees for new businesses during their first two years in operation.
US job openings rise to record high, layoffs hit record low

US job openings rise to record high, layoffs hit record low

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a record-high number of open jobs for the second straight month as a rapidly rebounding economy generates intense demand for workers. The number of available jobs on the last day of May rose slightly to 9.
Goodfood reports record third-quarter revenue amid growing grocery selection

Goodfood reports record third-quarter revenue amid growing grocery selection

MONTREAL — Goodfood Market Corp. reported a net loss of $2 million despite revenue rising to a record $107.8 million in its third quarter, a 24 per cent increase compared with a year ago at the start of the pandemic.
CIBC and a group of international banks look to set up new carbon credit market

CIBC and a group of international banks look to set up new carbon credit market

TORONTO — CIBC and a group of international banks have announced plans for a voluntary carbon marketplace pilot that they say will help make it easier for companies to buy carbon offsets.
West Fraser Timber to buy back up to $1 billion of its shares

West Fraser Timber to buy back up to $1 billion of its shares

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it plans to buy back up to $1 billion worth of its shares. The forestry company says it is conducting a "modified Dutch auction" with a tender price range of $85 to $98 per share.
Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence, according to a statement Wednesday from the country’s interim prime minister, who called the killing a “hateful, inhumane and barbari

Met Opera stagehands to return to work after lockout

NEW YORK (AP) — Stagehands at the Metropolitan Opera planned to return to work Wednesday after recommending their union ratify a new labor contract negotiated following a lockout that started last year.

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 (20,300.03, up 18.57 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 39 cents, or 0.45 per cent, to $87.25 on 25.
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