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Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Shaw Communications says year off to great start despite pandemic

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says its fiscal year got off to…

Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Air Canada logo is seen on a hangar at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, March 20, 2020. Air Canada has advised airports in Atlantic Canada that it will suspend more routes in the region until further notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Air Canada reduces first-quarter capacity by 25 per cent, cuts 1,700 jobs

MONTREAL — Air Canada says it will cut 1,700 jobs as it…

The Air Canada logo is seen on a hangar at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, March 20, 2020. Air Canada has advised airports in Atlantic Canada that it will suspend more routes in the region until further notice. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The website of the social media platform Parler is displayed in Berlin, Jan. 10, 2021. The platform’s logo is on a screen in the background. The conservative-friendly social network Parler was booted off the internet Monday, Jan. 11, over ties to last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol, but not before hackers made off with an archive of its posts, including any that might have helped organize or document the riot. (Christophe Gateau/dpa via AP)

YouTube suspends Trump’s channel for at least a week

Tech companies move to suspend Trump’s online postings

  • Jan 13, 2021
The website of the social media platform Parler is displayed in Berlin, Jan. 10, 2021. The platform’s logo is on a screen in the background. The conservative-friendly social network Parler was booted off the internet Monday, Jan. 11, over ties to last week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol, but not before hackers made off with an archive of its posts, including any that might have helped organize or document the riot. (Christophe Gateau/dpa via AP)
Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Shaw Communications logos are shown on display at the company’s annual meeting in Calgary, Jan. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Quebec restaurant files class action against ‘abusive’ delivery fees during pandemic

Quebec restaurant files class action against ‘abusive’ delivery fees during pandemic

FILE - This July 19, 2002, file photo, shows the Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac from Mackinaw City, Mich. Supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath the Great Lakes channel are making their case to federal officials. The Army Corps of Engineers hosted an online public hearing Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, on Enbridge's application for a permit. The Canadian pipeline company wants to drill a nearly 4-mile (6.4-kilometer) tunnel through bedrock under the Straits of Mackinac that would house a replacement for twin pipes that have run along the bottom of the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan for 67 years.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Enbridge rejects Michigan’s demand to shut down oil pipeline

Enbridge rejects Michigan’s demand to shut down oil pipeline

FILE - This July 19, 2002, file photo, shows the Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac from Mackinaw City, Mich. Supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath the Great Lakes channel are making their case to federal officials. The Army Corps of Engineers hosted an online public hearing Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, on Enbridge's application for a permit. The Canadian pipeline company wants to drill a nearly 4-mile (6.4-kilometer) tunnel through bedrock under the Straits of Mackinac that would house a replacement for twin pipes that have run along the bottom of the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan for 67 years.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
A branch of Scotiabank is pictured in downtown Toronto on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Scotiabank $500 million program to help disadvantaged groups earn economic resilience

Focusing on increasing graduation rates and post-secondary enrolment

A branch of Scotiabank is pictured in downtown Toronto on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
FILE - This July 19, 2002, file photo, shows the Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac from Mackinaw City, Mich. Supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath the Great Lakes channel are making their case to federal officials. The Army Corps of Engineers hosted an online public hearing Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, on Enbridge’s application for a permit. The Canadian pipeline company wants to drill a nearly 4-mile (6.4-kilometer) tunnel through bedrock under the Straits of Mackinac that would house a replacement for twin pipes that have run along the bottom of the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan for 67 years.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Enbridge rejects Michigan’s demand to shut down oil pipeline

Enbridge won’t close Line 5

  • Jan 12, 2021
FILE - This July 19, 2002, file photo, shows the Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac from Mackinaw City, Mich. Supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath the Great Lakes channel are making their case to federal officials. The Army Corps of Engineers hosted an online public hearing Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, on Enbridge’s application for a permit. The Canadian pipeline company wants to drill a nearly 4-mile (6.4-kilometer) tunnel through bedrock under the Straits of Mackinac that would house a replacement for twin pipes that have run along the bottom of the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan for 67 years.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Right-wing app Parler booted off internet over ties to siege

Right-wing app Parler booted off internet over ties to siege

FILE - In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. nbsp;The superintendent of one of Canada’s financial regulators won’t consider allowing banks and insurers to hike dividends, offer share buybacks or increase executive compensation until COVID-19 lockdowns have subsided. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan

Bank and insurer dividend hikes, share buybacks won’t return during lockdown: OSFI

Bank and insurer dividend hikes, share buybacks won’t return during lockdown: OSFI

Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto's financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. nbsp;The superintendent of one of Canada’s financial regulators won’t consider allowing banks and insurers to hike dividends, offer share buybacks or increase executive compensation until COVID-19 lockdowns have subsided. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan
An Air Canada jet takes off from Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Thursday, March 8, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Airports in N.B., N.S. without commercial service after Air Canada cuts

Airports in N.B., N.S. without commercial service after Air Canada cuts

An Air Canada jet takes off from Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Thursday, March 8, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The CBC logo is projected onto a screen during the CBC's annual upfront presentation at The Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Canada's telecommunications regulator will launch a multi-day review today of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s broadcasting licences. The CRTC says electronic hearings will begin at 10 a.m. before its five-member panel. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

CRTC chairman questions CBC head over transparency amid broadcaster’s online push

CRTC chairman questions CBC head over transparency amid broadcaster’s online push

The CBC logo is projected onto a screen during the CBC's annual upfront presentation at The Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Canada's telecommunications regulator will launch a multi-day review today of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s broadcasting licences. The CRTC says electronic hearings will begin at 10 a.m. before its five-member panel. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
A sign board in Toronto displays the TSX close on Monday March 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

North American stock markets fall from Friday records in broad-based decrease

North American stock markets fall from Friday records in broad-based decrease

A sign board in Toronto displays the TSX close on Monday March 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Parler squeezed as Trump seeks new online megaphone

President Donald Trump has been kicked off of most mainstream social media…

In this Thursday, June 18, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at his phone during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
In this April 9, 2014, file photo, oil rigs stand in the Loco Hills field on U.S. Highway 82 in Eddy County near Artesia, N.M., one of the most active regions of the Permian Basin. In the closing months of the Trump administration energy companies stockpiled enough drilling permits for western public lands to keep pumping oil for years. That stands to undercut President-elect Joe Biden's plans to block new drilling on public lands to address climate change. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing, File)

Oil companies lock in drilling, challenging Biden on climate

BILLINGS, Mont. — In the closing months of the Trump administration, energy…

In this April 9, 2014, file photo, oil rigs stand in the Loco Hills field on U.S. Highway 82 in Eddy County near Artesia, N.M., one of the most active regions of the Permian Basin. In the closing months of the Trump administration energy companies stockpiled enough drilling permits for western public lands to keep pumping oil for years. That stands to undercut President-elect Joe Biden's plans to block new drilling on public lands to address climate change. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing, File)
Comedian Brad Pierce poses for a photo at a friend's house in front of a portable backdrop he uses for gigs in Warwick, R.I., Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. Pierce was finally doing well with his comedy when the pandemic hit. Now he wonders if he can possibly build up his career again. He has a friend who drives for Amazon and fears having to get a job like that while talking about the good old days when he was an entertainer. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Once again, job losses fall unequally across the US economy

WASHINGTON — Ten months into America’s viral outbreak, low-income workers are still…

Comedian Brad Pierce poses for a photo at a friend's house in front of a portable backdrop he uses for gigs in Warwick, R.I., Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. Pierce was finally doing well with his comedy when the pandemic hit. Now he wonders if he can possibly build up his career again. He has a friend who drives for Amazon and fears having to get a job like that while talking about the good old days when he was an entertainer. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
This radar image shows the flight path of Indonesian Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 before it dropped off radar, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (Flightradar24.com via AP)

Indonesia jet carrying 62 goes missing on domestic flight

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people lost contact…

This radar image shows the flight path of Indonesian Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 before it dropped off radar, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. (Flightradar24.com via AP)

Cruise companies postpone Alaska trips amid virus guidelines

Cruise companies postpone Alaska trips amid virus guidelines

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino holds a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

New work permit being offered to keep more international students in Canada

New work permit being offered to keep more international students in Canada

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marco Mendicino holds a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A worker smooths concrete at a construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Statistics Canada is expected to release its snapshot of the Canadian job market for December this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Canadian economy lost 63,000 jobs in Dec., first decline since April

Canadian economy lost 63,000 jobs in Dec., first decline since April

A worker smooths concrete at a construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Statistics Canada is expected to release its snapshot of the Canadian job market for December this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston