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StatCan data shows 300k Quebec kids eligible for English school, 76 per cent attend

MONTREAL — New data on the number of Canadian children who have the constitutional right to education in an official minority language will help school boards plan and allow for further research, Statistics Canada said Wednesday.
House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.
BRP reports Q3 profit and revenue up from year ago, raises guidance

BRP reports Q3 profit and revenue up from year ago, raises guidance

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. reported its third-quarter profit and revenue rose compared with a year ago and raised guidance for its full year.
Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says it will be breaking out its Canadian cannabis operations into a stand-alone business unit and laying off 55 staff. Brenna Eller, the Smiths Falls, Ont.
Gov. DeSantis book 'The Courage to Be Free' coming Feb. 28

Gov. DeSantis book 'The Courage to Be Free' coming Feb. 28

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-rumored memoir-policy book by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is coming out next year. The HarperCollins imprint Broadside will release “The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival" on Feb. 28.
US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia and Oakland County, Michigan, are joining the small list of U.S. localities that are looking for signs of polio infections in sewage, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

Western Forest Products to temporarily reduce lumber production levels in December

VANCOUVER — Western Forest Products Inc. says it will temporarily reduce its lumber production levels for the rest of the year. The Vancouver-based forest products company says the reduction will amount to about 200 million fewer board feet.
Film and TV star Simu Liu to host Juno Awards for second straight year

Film and TV star Simu Liu to host Juno Awards for second straight year

TORONTO — Film star Simu Liu is returning as host of the Juno Awards.

German gas importer Uniper seeks damages from Gazprom

BERLIN (AP) — German energy company Uniper said Wednesday it's suing Gazprom for damages over natural gas that hasn't been delivered since June, when the Russian supplier started reducing amounts to Germany.
Desjardins buying Guardian insurance, fund and investment distribution networks

Desjardins buying Guardian insurance, fund and investment distribution networks

MONTREAL — Desjardins Group has signed a deal to buy Guardian Capital Group Ltd.'s life insurance, mutual fund and investment distribution networks for $750 million.
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