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Calgary home sales in June set record for the month, real estate board says

Calgary home sales in June set record for the month, real estate board says

CALGARY — Home sales in Calgary in June rose compared with a year ago to a new record for the month. The Calgary Real Estate Board says sales totalled 2,915 in June, up 65.3 per cent compared with a year ago.
Gas prices climb across the country, with analysts expecting more rises down the road

Gas prices climb across the country, with analysts expecting more rises down the road

A gas price analyst said fuel prices hit an all-time high in Vancouver Friday and have risen dramatically across the country, with further increases expected down the road.
Air Canada seeks dismissal of US$26-million fine from U.S. over unpaid refunds

Air Canada seeks dismissal of US$26-million fine from U.S. over unpaid refunds

MONTREAL — Air Canada is seeking the dismissal of the U.S. Department of Transportation's US$25.5-million fine over the airline's alleged failure to provide prompt refunds after cancelling flights amid the COVID-19 pandemic dismissed.

Trump ally in Pennsylvania raises 2020 election audit plan

HARRISBURG, Pa.
'Perfect storm' of chip shortage, soaring demand pushes used car prices to new highs

'Perfect storm' of chip shortage, soaring demand pushes used car prices to new highs

Canadian car shoppers hoping to buy a used vehicle ahead of a summer road trip can expect two things: Fewer options and higher prices.
Researcher says N.L. wrong to 'double down' on fossil fuels with offshore subsidies

Researcher says N.L. wrong to 'double down' on fossil fuels with offshore subsidies

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Canada posts $1.4B trade deficit in May as imports rose and exports fell

Canada posts $1.4B trade deficit in May as imports rose and exports fell

OTTAWA — Canada posted a merchandise trade deficit of $1.4 billion in May compared with a surplus in April as imports rose and exports fell.
US trade deficit increases to $71.2 billion in May

US trade deficit increases to $71.2 billion in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in May to $71.2 billion as a small increase in exports was offset by a bigger rise in imports. The Commerce Department reported Friday that the deficit rose 3.1% from the revised April deficit of $69.

Explosion at Romanian oil refinery kills 1, injures several

BUCHAREST (AP) — A large explosion at Romania's largest oil refinery outside the port city of Constanta on Friday left one person dead and several injured, authorities said.
130 countries back deal on global minimum tax for companies

130 countries back deal on global minimum tax for companies

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Some 130 countries have agreed on a global minimum tax backed by President Joe Biden as part of a worldwide effort to keep multinational firms from dodging taxes by shifting their profits to countries with low rates.
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