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Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision

Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision

MONTREAL — A Black Montrealer who filed a complaint against Radio-Canada over the on-air use of the N-word says he's disappointed but not surprised by the pushback against a recent CRTC decision ordering the public broadcaster to apologize.

Judge in Italy ends detention for Haggis in sex abuse case

ROME (AP) — A judge in southern Italy on Monday ordered film director Paul Haggis released from detention at his hotel while prosecutors decide whether to pursue their investigation of whether he allegedly had sex with a woman without her consent ove
FortisBC, Suncor to partner on Port Moody hydrogen pilot project

FortisBC, Suncor to partner on Port Moody hydrogen pilot project

SURREY, B.C. — FortisBC Energy Inc. says it will partner with Suncor Energy Inc. and Hazer Group Ltd. to build a hydrogen pilot project in Port Moody, B.C.
Calgary home sales ease as detached and semi-detached markets see pullback: board

Calgary home sales ease as detached and semi-detached markets see pullback: board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says sales eased in June as the market experienced a pullback in the detached and semi-detached housing categories.
Bank of Canada surveys suggest business and consumer inflation expectations up

Bank of Canada surveys suggest business and consumer inflation expectations up

OTTAWA — A pair of new reports from the Bank of Canada point to rising inflation expectations by Canadian businesses and consumers.
Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard's lawyers have asked a judge to throw out the $10.
Add rent to the rising costs bedeviling small businesses

Add rent to the rising costs bedeviling small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — The rent has come due for America’s small businesses and at a very inopportune time. Landlords were lenient about rent payments during the first two years of the pandemic.
Women in Canadian tech urging companies to pay for U.S. staff to travel for abortions

Women in Canadian tech urging companies to pay for U.S. staff to travel for abortions

TORONTO — A group of prominent women in Canada’s tech sector are calling for employers to pay for U.S. staff to travel to get abortions. In an open letter, at least 50 signatories say they are “devastated” for those impacted by the U.S.

Cathedral Energy Services buying U.S. company Altitude Energy Partners

CALGARY — Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. has signed a deal to buy the directional drilling services business of Altitude Energy Partners LLC in an agreement it valued at about US$100 million in cash and shares in a bid to grow its U.S. business.
Graffiti artist completes world's tallest mural in downtown Calgary

Graffiti artist completes world's tallest mural in downtown Calgary

It looms on the edge of downtown a stone's throw from the Calgary Tower, a splash of colour amid aging buildings, railway tracks, parkades and a steady stream of traffic