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Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

CALGARY — The Canadian arm of Norwegian oil giant Equinor ASA says it has closed its downtown Calgary office and is moving staff to St. John's, N.L.
Shaw Communications says year off to great start despite pandemic

Shaw Communications says year off to great start despite pandemic

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says its fiscal year got off to great start despite the ongoing impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turkey approves China-based Sinovac vaccine's emergency use

Turkey approves China-based Sinovac vaccine's emergency use

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities gave the go-ahead for the emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
Couche-Tard shares plunge as analysts question $25B offer for grocery chain Carrefour

Couche-Tard shares plunge as analysts question $25B offer for grocery chain Carrefour

Alimentation Couche-Tard's $25-billion potential play for French-based grocery chain Carrefour SA got a thumbs down from its own investors and skeptical analysts. The Quebec-based company's shares plunged 10.5 per cent, or $4.35 at $36.
Consumer prices up 0.4% in December led by higher gas prices

Consumer prices up 0.4% in December led by higher gas prices

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices rose 0.4% in December, led by a sharp rise in gasoline prices. Last month's increase, the largest in four months, followed a 0.
Indonesia starts mass COVID vaccinations over vast territory

Indonesia starts mass COVID vaccinations over vast territory

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the first shot of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine Wednesday after the government authorized it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccinate millions of people across the vast archi

Air Canada reduces first-quarter capacity by 25 per cent, cuts 1,700 jobs

MONTREAL — Air Canada says it will cut 1,700 jobs as it scales down flights for the first quarter of 2021. The 25 per cent reduction in service will also affect 200 employees at Air Canada's Express carriers, the company said Wednesday morning.
Estonia's PM resigns over corruption scandal in his party

Estonia's PM resigns over corruption scandal in his party

HELSINKI — Estonia’s prime minister resigned Wednesday over a corruption scandal involving a key official of his Center Party suspected of accepting a private donation for the party in exchange for a political favour on a real estate deal, prompting
Bausch Health says revenue for full year to outperform guidance of $7.8B to $8B

Bausch Health says revenue for full year to outperform guidance of $7.8B to $8B

LAVAL, Que. — Bausch Health Companies Inc. says it expects its revenue for 2020 to top its guidance for the year, following a strong finish. The company says it expects its revenue to total more than US$2.2 billion for its fourth quarter.
Indonesian searchers hunt for crashed plane's voice recorder

Indonesian searchers hunt for crashed plane's voice recorder

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Divers searching for a crashed jet's cockpit voice recorder were sifting through mud and plane debris on the seabed between Indonesian islands on Wednesday to retrieve information key to learning why the Sriwijaya Air jet nosediv