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SAP announces expansion to new downtown Montreal office, adding 30 employees

SAP announces expansion to new downtown Montreal office, adding 30 employees

MONTREAL — Enterprise software company SAP Canada will open a new research and development office in Montreal for its SAP Labs division and plans to add 30 new employees as part of the expansion.
Changes in Indian farm laws could benefit Canada, experts say

Changes in Indian farm laws could benefit Canada, experts say

VANCOUVER — Changes to India's farm laws could open up the second most populous country to Canadian farmers, although a lot remains unknown about how a liberalized market might affect nations looking to export their produce, experts say.

Mobile labs take vaccine studies to diverse neighbourhoods

NEW YORK — Lani Muller doesn’t have to visit a doctor’s office to help test an experimental COVID-19 vaccine — she just climbs into a bloodmobile-like van that parks on a busy street near her New York City neighbourhood . The U.S.
Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move

Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move

WALTHAM, Mass. — The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and expressive motions that are almost human.
Biden plans temporary halt of oil activity in Arctic refuge

Biden plans temporary halt of oil activity in Arctic refuge

JUNEAU, Alaska — President Joe Biden's administration announced plans Wednesday for a temporary moratorium on oil and gas leasing in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge after the Trump administration issued leases in a part of the refuge conside
Comfort TV viewing gives ratings boost to football, dramas

Comfort TV viewing gives ratings boost to football, dramas

LOS ANGELES — An unprecedented impeachment hearing failed to keep TV viewers from settling back into familiar, escapist habits last week.
'Gut punch': Alberta Premier Jason Kenney blasts Biden on revoked Keystone XL permit

'Gut punch': Alberta Premier Jason Kenney blasts Biden on revoked Keystone XL permit

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for the federal government to impose economic sanctions against the United States in response to newly inaugurated U.S.
With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar

With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar

One of Vancouver's most prominent independent movie houses is rebranding itself as a sports bar in an attempted workaround of the province's COVID-19 health orders.
For a splintered nation, a delicate moment of continuity

For a splintered nation, a delicate moment of continuity

When it gazes into the mirror, the United States does not generally see a land of process and procedure. It sees what it has wanted to see since the beginning — a place of action and results and volume.
PBO says reformed fiscal stabilization program to cost Ottawa $4.5 billion

PBO says reformed fiscal stabilization program to cost Ottawa $4.5 billion

OTTAWA — Reforms to a federal support program for provinces will nearly triple the cost to Ottawa next year, with the price tag projected to be about $4.5 billion, says Canada's parliamentary budget officer.