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G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies agreed Friday to provide $19.8 billion in economic aid to Ukraine to ensure its finances do not hinder its ability to defend itself from Russia’s invasion .
Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

BERLIN (AP) — Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder plans to leave the board of directors of Russian state energy company Rosneft as a backlash over his ties with Russia and its energy sector mounts.
Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

CALGARY — The stakes are high as Canadian farmers take to the fields to plant 2022's crop, which some are saying could find a place in the record books as "the most expensive ever." On her family's farm northeast of Calgary near Acme, Alta.
B.C. to end fossil fuel subsidies under new oil and gas royalty system

B.C. to end fossil fuel subsidies under new oil and gas royalty system

VICTORIA — British Columbia is changing its decades-old royalty system, the fees it charges companies to extract publicly owned oil and gas, in an effort to align with provincial climate goals.
Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

Boeing crew capsule launches to space station on test redo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by flaws that could have doomed the spacecraft. Only a test dummy was aboard.
Ford recalls vehicles including nearly 3,000 SUVs in Canada over fire risk

Ford recalls vehicles including nearly 3,000 SUVs in Canada over fire risk

DETROIT — Ford has issued three recalls of more than 350,000 vehicles in North America, including nearly 3,000 in Canada and 39,000 in the U.S. due to a risk the engines could catch fire.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,181.92, up 80.54 points.) Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up $1.11, or 4.4 per cent, to $26.56 on 14.5 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite rebounds while U.S. markets fall further a day after heavy losses

S&P/TSX composite rebounds while U.S. markets fall further a day after heavy losses

TORONTO — Volatility continued to grip North American stock markets as a rebound of the technology and base metals sectors supported a recovery in Canada but Wednesday's weakness in the U.S. continued.
Globalive signs network sharing deal with Telus, boosting Freedom offer

Globalive signs network sharing deal with Telus, boosting Freedom offer

TORONTO — Globalive Capital says it has signed a network and spectrum sharing agreement with Telus Corp., in an effort to boost its bid to purchase Freedom Mobile. Freedom is up for sale as a result of Rogers Communications Inc.
Nova Scotia's finance minister ruling out cut to gasoline taxes as prices rise

Nova Scotia's finance minister ruling out cut to gasoline taxes as prices rise

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s finance minister says that as gas and food prices continue to soar, the province is working on another targeted package of relief for those with lower incomes.