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Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

Ohio House expels former Republican speaker in historic vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Members of the Ohio House expelled a defiant Larry Householder, the indicted Republican ex-speaker, in a bipartisan vote Wednesday, invoking their powers to remove a member for the first time in 150 years.
Stocks dip, yields rise as Fed hints at dialing back support

Stocks dip, yields rise as Fed hints at dialing back support

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell on Wall Street and bond yields rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve officials signaled they may start easing off the acclerator on their massive support for markets and the economy earlier than previously thought.
Viavi Solution makes takeover offer for Exfo, but founder Germain Lamonde says no

Viavi Solution makes takeover offer for Exfo, but founder Germain Lamonde says no

QUEBEC — Viavi Solutions Inc. says it has made a takeover offer for Quebec-based Exfo Inc. that values the maker of test, monitoring and analytics equipment for the communications industry at US$430 million.
Canadian hotel occupancy to hit 38%, average daily rate will reach $131 in 2021: CBRE

Canadian hotel occupancy to hit 38%, average daily rate will reach $131 in 2021: CBRE

TORONTO — CBRE says it expects Canadian hotels will recover only slightly from the COVID-19 pandemic this year as travel restrictions linger.
Transat plans flights to nearly 50 destinations this winter as travel set to resume

Transat plans flights to nearly 50 destinations this winter as travel set to resume

MONTREAL — Air Transat plans to offer flights to nearly 50 cities this winter as Canadians look to resume travelling after the industry came to standstill during the pandemic.
Annual inflation rate climbs to 3.6 per cent in May, highest in a decade

Annual inflation rate climbs to 3.6 per cent in May, highest in a decade

OTTAWA — Prices across the country rose at their fastest annual rate in a decade last month, with the promise of similar numbers through to the fall as the national economic reopening from pandemic measures allows consumers to spend more freely .
Fed sees faster time frame for rate hikes as inflation rises

Fed sees faster time frame for rate hikes as inflation rises

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it may act sooner than previously planned to start dialing back the low-interest rate policies that have helped fuel a swift rebound from the pandemic recession but have also coincided wit
COVID-19 cases delay long-awaited Royal Caribbean cruise

COVID-19 cases delay long-awaited Royal Caribbean cruise

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the U.S. since the pandemic began because eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19, the company's CEO said.
The Latest: Biden stresses human rights in talks with Putin

The Latest: Biden stresses human rights in talks with Putin

GENEVA — President Joe Biden says he stressed human rights issues in his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. That includes the cases of two Americans who Biden says are “wrongfully imprisoned” in Russia.
DavidsTea takes step toward exiting insolvency after Quebec court approves plan

DavidsTea takes step toward exiting insolvency after Quebec court approves plan

MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. has taken a step toward exiting insolvency after the Quebec Superior Court approved its plan to pay creditors $18 million. The company said the U.S.