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StatCan data shows youth unemployment rates have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic

HALIFAX — New data from Statistics Canada shows that while youth unemployment has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, finding full-time…

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MDA gets $35.3 million contract from Canadian Space Agency for Canadarm 3 components

The Canadian Space Agency has awarded a contract worth $35.3 million to MDA Ltd. to design a key component of…

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Massive internet outage briefly takes down corporate sites

A sweeping internet disruption on Thursday briefly took out a wide range of major corporate websites — from FedEx and…

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Bezos, under fire for ‘you guys paid for all this’ remark, donates US$200 million

NEW YORK — The world’s richest man wanted to say thanks to the people who made his brief trip into…

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How ‘Black Owned Toronto’ went from an Instagram page to opening its first store

TORONTO — It’s been a whirlwind year for Kerin John since she created the “Black Owned Toronto” Instagram page last…

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Top Olympic sponsor Toyota pulls Games-related TV ads

TOKYO — Toyota won’t be airing any Olympic-themed advertisements on Japanese television during the Tokyo Games despite being one of…

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Michigan, Enbridge say Line 5 mediation efforts likely to wrap up by end of August

WASHINGTON — The two sides in the ongoing dispute over the Line 5 pipeline say they expect their mediation efforts…

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Toronto family out thousands of dollars worth of clothes after dry cleaner never reopens

TORONTO — A Toronto woman says her family is out thousands of dollars worth of clothes after her dry cleaner…

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Volvo to resume production at Virginia plant despite strike

DUBLIN, VA. — Volvo Trucks North America says it will restart production at a plant in southwestern Virginia on Monday…

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China vows retaliation after U.S. blacklists companies

BEIJING — China on Sunday said it will take “necessary measures” to respond to the U.S. blacklisting of Chinese companies…

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