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Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

Ottawa adds funding to CBC, despite executives' claims it was asked to cut its budget

OTTAWA — Canada's public broadcaster is getting an increase in funding, despite executives insisting that a request to cut CBC/Radio-Canada's budget for the next fiscal year was one reason they announced layoffs for 10 per cent of staff.
Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon and other online sites have major security flaws, report says

Some doorbell cameras sold on Amazon and other online sites have major security flaws, report says

NEW YORK (AP) — Some doorbell cameras sold by Amazon and other online retailers have security flaws that could allow bad actors to view footage from the devices or control them completely, according to an investigation published Thursday by Consumer
Norovirus illnesses are up in some places. Here's what you need to know

Norovirus illnesses are up in some places. Here's what you need to know

Cases of norovirus, a nasty stomach bug that spreads easily, are climbing in the Northeastern U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
Lion Electric lays off 100 more workers after $100 million earnings loss

Lion Electric lays off 100 more workers after $100 million earnings loss

SAINT-JÉRÔME, Que. — The Lion Electric Co. says it is laying off 100 more employees or about seven per cent of its total workforce in a move to reduce costs.
ImagineNative film festival scraps 2024 event, pushes 25th anniversary to June 2025

ImagineNative film festival scraps 2024 event, pushes 25th anniversary to June 2025

TORONTO — A prominent Indigenous film and media arts festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary a year late. Organizers of the ImagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival say they are delaying this year's event until 2025.
WSP Global beats earnings expectations, forecasts more growth this year

WSP Global beats earnings expectations, forecasts more growth this year

MONTREAL — WSP Global beat earnings expectations last quarter, boosting profits by nearly nine per cent year-over-year and forecasting a similar jump in adjusted earnings for 2024. Organic growth at the engineering company drove $130.
Canadian Natural Resources hits record oil production amid rising U.S. demand

Canadian Natural Resources hits record oil production amid rising U.S. demand

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. drew on its abundant reserves to set a slew of production records last quarter, boosting its bottom line by 72 per cent. The country's largest oil and gas producer by market capitalization churned out 1.
Flu shots are doing OK vs. virus, US numbers indicate

Flu shots are doing OK vs. virus, US numbers indicate

NEW YORK (AP) — Early estimates suggest flu shots are performing OK in the current U.S. winter flu season.
Tribunal wraps first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cineplex movie tickets

Tribunal wraps first 'junk fee' case over online fees for Cineplex movie tickets

OTTAWA — The Competition Tribunal heard a second day of arguments Thursday in a case that could decide whether Cineplex can keep charging customers an extra fee for buying movie tickets online.
Income tax indexing highlights Nova Scotia budget as inflation complaints rise

Income tax indexing highlights Nova Scotia budget as inflation complaints rise

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has tabled a $16.5-billion budget that indexes provincial income tax rates to inflation — a move the government said Thursday will provide relief from the province's rising cost of living.
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