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US government approves routes for Wyoming CO2 pipelines

US government approves routes for Wyoming CO2 pipelines

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. government has approved routes for a system of pipelines that would move carbon dioxide across Wyoming in what could be by far the largest such network in North America, if it is developed.

Loss of Keystone XL pipeline expected to hurt future oilpatch growth: experts

CALGARY — Western Canada's oil producers will likely cope better with Joe Biden's cancelling of the Keystone XL presidential permit than they did with the same move by ex-president Barack Obama in 2015, an industry analyst says.
One in six independent businesses in danger of closing amid pandemic: report

One in six independent businesses in danger of closing amid pandemic: report

HALIFAX — It started a generation ago by a group of Irish immigrants committed to preserving an ancient craft.
More than one-fifth of Canadian companies will adjust pay if staff relocate: survey

More than one-fifth of Canadian companies will adjust pay if staff relocate: survey

TORONTO — More than one-fifth of Canadian companies say they will adjust their employee's pay if they move to a different location, according to a recent survey.
W-shaped recovery would be 'very severe' without government assistance: CMHC

W-shaped recovery would be 'very severe' without government assistance: CMHC

A W-shaped recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could trigger a nearly 50 per cent drop in housing prices and a peak unemployment rate of 25 per cent, if the government doesn't offer relief, says the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Godiva to close 128 stores in North America, including 11 in Canada by end of March

Godiva to close 128 stores in North America, including 11 in Canada by end of March

COVID-19 has been far from sweet for Godiva, which has decided to sell or close its stores across North America. The luxury chocolatier says 128 brick and mortar locations, including 11 in Canada, will shut by the end of March.
Eldorado Gold bids $132 million for junior miner QMX to fuel potential Quebec growth

Eldorado Gold bids $132 million for junior miner QMX to fuel potential Quebec growth

CALGARY — Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold Corp. says it has struck a deal to buy the shares of Quebec exploration company QMX Gold Corp. it doesn't already own in a cash-and-shares transaction worth $132 million or 30 cents per share.
Amazon offers assist with US COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Amazon offers assist with US COVID-19 vaccine distribution

SEATTLE — Amazon is offering its colossal operations network and advanced technologies to assist President Joe Biden in his vow to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days in office.
European Central Bank stimulus on track as economy struggles

European Central Bank stimulus on track as economy struggles

FRANKFURT — With more than a trillion euros in stimulus still in the pipeline to the economy, the European Central Bank left its key bond-purchase program unchanged Thursday as the 19-country eurozone endures a winter economic slowdown due to the pan
Halal investing gives Muslims opportunity to make money in line with religious values

Halal investing gives Muslims opportunity to make money in line with religious values

TORONTO — Ahmed Najar only started investing two years ago after discovering a way to do so that aligns with his Muslim values.