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Pressure building on suppliers to reduce emissions: BMO Climate Institute

Pressure building on suppliers to reduce emissions: BMO Climate Institute

TORONTO — Small and medium-sized businesses should start thinking about building climate plans into their operations to stay competitive, said the head of the BMO Climate Institute.
China's Xi visits Saudi Arabia to cement Gulf Arab ties

China's Xi visits Saudi Arabia to cement Gulf Arab ties

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to attend meetings with oil-rich Gulf Arab nations crucial to his country's energy supplies as Beijing tries to revive an economy battered by its strict
Renting increased by three times the rate of home ownership in last decade: RBC

Renting increased by three times the rate of home ownership in last decade: RBC

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada economists say the country has reached a record number of renters as the number of people renting has increased at three times the rate of homeowners in the past decade.
Making 'indie' video games gets trickier as industry evolves

Making 'indie' video games gets trickier as industry evolves

Video game developer Ben Esposito’s first big break was a quirky game called Donut County starring a raccoon who dropped small objects and then entire neighborhoods into an ever-growing hole in the ground.
World stocks lower as China scales back many COVID curbs

World stocks lower as China scales back many COVID curbs

World shares slipped on Wednesday, with Hong Kong’s benchmark down more than 3%, even as Beijing announced it was scaling back its “zero-COVID” policies. U.S. futures and oil prices also dropped.
Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud Tuesday for helping executives dodge taxes on extravagant perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars, a repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business
San Francisco police can't use deadly robots for now

San Francisco police can't use deadly robots for now

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to put the brakes on a controversial policy that would let police use robots for deadly force.

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 (19,990.17, down 252.09 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.30, or 3.1 per cent, to $40.93 on 21.8 million shares.
Maryland bans TikTok in state agencies, latest state to act

Maryland bans TikTok in state agencies, latest state to act

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) — Maryland is banning the use of TikTok and certain China and Russia-based platforms in the state’s executive branch of government, Gov.
S&P/TSX composite ends down more than 250 points, U.S. stock markets also down

S&P/TSX composite ends down more than 250 points, U.S. stock markets also down

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down more than 250 points Tuesday in broad losses led by energy and technology over interest rate concerns and a drop in crude prices, while U.S. stock markets were also in the red.