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'Steer the market': Study finds $23B in federal, provincial pipeline support

'Steer the market': Study finds $23B in federal, provincial pipeline support

Taxpayer dollars are heavily distorting Canada's financial marketplace in favour of fossil fuel pipelines, new research suggests.

R. Kelly's lawyer wants trial delayed due to jail quarantine

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly’s new lawyers are asking a judge to postpone his Aug. 9 sex trafficking trial in New York City , arguing they haven’t had enough time to prepare because he’s under a mandatory jail quarantine since his transfer from Chicago.
Government of Alberta takes 50 per cent stake in Sturgeon Refinery for $825 million

Government of Alberta takes 50 per cent stake in Sturgeon Refinery for $825 million

CALGARY — The Alberta government is taking 50 per cent ownership of the controversial Sturgeon Refinery by paying $825 million to reduce tolling costs at the facility northeast of Edmonton.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,281.46, up 55.35 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 10 cents, or 7.52 per cent, to $1.43 on 13.7 million shares.

Deadly accident at Iowa amusement ride is 2nd since 2016

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of an accident that killed a boy on a popular boat ride at an Iowa amusement park — the second deadly incident on the ride in five years.
The Latest: COVID-19 cases grow in hard-hit area of Missouri

The Latest: COVID-19 cases grow in hard-hit area of Missouri

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S&P/TSX composite sets new record as crude surpasses US$76 a barrel

S&P/TSX composite sets new record as crude surpasses US$76 a barrel

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index set a new high to start the trading week as the energy sector was driven higher by crude oil prices surpassing US$76 a barrel for the first time since the fall of 2018. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 55.
Dior returns to the real-world runway with textured show

Dior returns to the real-world runway with textured show

PARIS (AP) — Dior ventured back into the real world Monday after more than a year away, with an in-person show for its fall-winter 2021-22 Haute Couture collection in Paris.
Ottawa to launch procurement for high frequency rail between Quebec City, Toronto

Ottawa to launch procurement for high frequency rail between Quebec City, Toronto

HALIFAX — The federal government is set to announce a new high frequency rail corridor to improve the connection between some of Ontario and Quebec’s major cities.
Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is easing strict restrictions on travel from Britain, Portugal and some other countries that were imposed because of the rise of the more contagious delta virus variant.