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Thousands of Dutch farmers protest, fearing government cuts

Thousands of Dutch farmers protest, fearing government cuts

STROE, Netherlands (AP) — Thousands of farmers gathered in the central Netherlands Wednesday to protest the Dutch government’s plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia, driving their tractors across the Netherlands and snarling traffi
Saudi crown prince visits Turkey as countries normalize ties

Saudi crown prince visits Turkey as countries normalize ties

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Ankara on Wednesday, making his first visit to Turkey following the slaying of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.
Canadian National Railway making new investments in Ontario and Alberta

Canadian National Railway making new investments in Ontario and Alberta

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. announced today plans to invest approximately $430 million in Ontario and $365 million in Alberta this year.
PBO says Trans Mountain pipeline to result in net loss for government

PBO says Trans Mountain pipeline to result in net loss for government

OTTAWA — The Parliamentary Budget Officer says the federal government now stands to lose money from its investment in the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Here's a list of May inflation rates for select Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 7.7 per cent in May, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list of May inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 7.7 per cent in May, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 8.0 per cent (6.6) — Prince Edward Island: 11.
Shopify launches Twitter partnership, tap-to-pay offering at product showcase

Shopify launches Twitter partnership, tap-to-pay offering at product showcase

Shopify Inc. presented a series of product enhancements and partnerships aimed at expanding its merchants' reach as the company grapples with shifts in pandemic shopping habits and a recent stock slide.

Hudbay announces completion of mining activities at 777 mine in Flin Flon, Man.

TORONTO — Hudbay Minerals Inc. says mining activities at the company’s 777 mine in Flin Flon, Man. have concluded after 18 years of steady production.

Top executives from Pornhub parent company resign but will remain shareholders.

MONTREAL — The head of Pornhub's parent company and its chief operating officer have resigned from MindGeek's day-to-day operations after more than a decade.
Fed's Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps

Fed's Powell facing rising criticism for inflation missteps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell won praise for his deft leadership during the maelstrom of the pandemic recession. As threats to the U.S.