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French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

PARIS (AP) — France’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday elected Yaël Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance as its new speaker. She is the first woman to hold the post.
OSFI makes real estate loan changes aimed at reducing lender risk

OSFI makes real estate loan changes aimed at reducing lender risk

OTTAWA — Canada's banking regulator is tightening requirements for some types of real estate loansto protect homeowners who may be at greater risk from higher interest rates.
Nova Scotia dispatches team to collect shoppers' data for promised buy local program

Nova Scotia dispatches team to collect shoppers' data for promised buy local program

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative government says it will gather information from shoppers this summer as it tries to make good on an election promise to increase demand for local products.
Teck Resources announces carbon capture pilot project in Trail, B.C.

Teck Resources announces carbon capture pilot project in Trail, B.C.

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. has announced a carbon capture utilization and storage pilot project at its operations in Trail, B.C. The plant will capture three tonnes per day of carbon dioxide from the acid plant flue gas at the Trail operations.
US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence slipped to its lowest level in 16 months as persistent inflation and rising interest rates have Americans as pessimistic as they've been about the future in almost a decade.
Kinross Gold making progress at Great Bear project in Ontario

Kinross Gold making progress at Great Bear project in Ontario

TORONTO — Kinross Gold Corp. said Tuesday it is making progress at its Great Bear project in Ontario and expects to declare an initial mineral resource as part of its 2022 year-end results. In an update on the project and others in the U.S.
G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the world’s biggest developed economies said Tuesday they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Russia's income from oil sales that are financing its invasion of Ukraine and struck a united stance to support Kyiv fo
Attending lots of weddings this year? Here's how to budget

Attending lots of weddings this year? Here's how to budget

Talia Pankewycz, a 33-year-old living in Toronto, once received seven wedding invitations in one year.
Alberta finance minister to announce fourth quarter results on budget

Alberta finance minister to announce fourth quarter results on budget

EDMONTON — Alberta Finance Minister Jason Nixon is to deliver today the final numbers on the 2021-22 budget amid higher than expected oil prices. The budget, which ended on March 31, was last forecast to come in at a $3.2 billion deficit.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,258.32, up 195.41 points.) Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Energy. Up six cents, or 2.5 per cent, to $2.49 on 24.2 million shares.