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B.C. politicians ask for audit of $3.86 billion North Shore water treatment plant

B.C. politicians ask for audit of $3.86 billion North Shore water treatment plant

VANCOUVER — A group of local politicians from B.C.'s Lower Mainland are asking the provincial auditor general to investigate how the cost of a wastewater treatment plant could balloon to $3.86 billion.
Bank CEOs push back on MP calls to reduce oil and gas funding

Bank CEOs push back on MP calls to reduce oil and gas funding

The CEOs of Canada's five biggest banks stuck to the message that they're committed to help in the energy transition as they were questioned by a parliamentary committee Thursday about their impacts on climate change.
Biden to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero as FDIC chair after abrupt departure of predecessor

Biden to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero as FDIC chair after abrupt departure of predecessor

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden will nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero to replace Martin Gruenberg as head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Coastal GasLink completes $7.15B bond offering, largest in corporate Canadian history

Coastal GasLink completes $7.15B bond offering, largest in corporate Canadian history

CALGARY — Calgary-based TC Energy Corp., the company behind the Coastal GasLink pipeline, says it has completed the largest corporate bond offering in Canadian history. The company says it has concluded a $7.
Tom Green's reality show, comedy special among new CanCon commissioned by Prime Video

Tom Green's reality show, comedy special among new CanCon commissioned by Prime Video

TORONTO — Comedian and actor Tom Green is angling for a return to the small screen with three new projects for Prime Video – including a reality series about his life on a farm.
Zero-emission vehicle registrations jump 53 per cent in the first quarter: StatCan

Zero-emission vehicle registrations jump 53 per cent in the first quarter: StatCan

OTTAWA — Significantly more Canadians were driving zero-emissions vehicles in the first quarter compared with a year ago. Statistics Canada says zero-emission vehicle registrations jumped 53 per cent in the first quarter year-over-year.
S&P/TSX composite down 1.2 per cent Thursday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite down 1.2 per cent Thursday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost 1.2 per cent on Thursday, weighed down by losses in the energy, financial and base metal sectors, while U.S. markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 263.44 points at 21,698.11.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,698.11, down 263.44 points): Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down $1.67, or 3.44 per cent, to $46.87 on 44.
Jittery markets rally after Argentina's Milei gets his first legislative 'triumph' on broad reforms

Jittery markets rally after Argentina's Milei gets his first legislative 'triumph' on broad reforms

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wall Street rallied Thursday as Argentina's President Javier Milei traveled to Italy for the Group of Seven summit , buoyed by his first legislative victory after the Senate passed sweeping proposals to slash state spen
Nova Scotia, Newfoundland push for quick passage of federal offshore accord changes

Nova Scotia, Newfoundland push for quick passage of federal offshore accord changes

OTTAWA — The governments of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador urged a Senate committee Thursday to quickly pass legislation that would help establish a wind industry off Canada’s East Coast.
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