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IFS signs deal to buy Copperleaf Technologies in agreement valued at $1 billion

IFS signs deal to buy Copperleaf Technologies in agreement valued at $1 billion

VANCOUVER — Copperleaf Technologies Inc. has signed a deal to be acquired by IFS AB in an agreement valued at about $1 billion.
S&P/TSX composite index down nearly 200 points, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite index down nearly 200 points, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down almost 200 points in a broad-based decline led by financials, utilities and base metals, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 182.42 points at 21,887.34.
Despite progress, meaningful LGBTQ+ portrayal still lacking in Canadian media: report

Despite progress, meaningful LGBTQ+ portrayal still lacking in Canadian media: report

A new analysis of LGBTQ+ representation in Canadian film, TV, streaming and video game industries found that there are significant gaps in how the diverse community is portrayed on screen, despite some recent improvements.
Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close but still notches some records

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close but still notches some records

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks drifted to a mixed close overall on Wall Street, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite still managed to notch more record highs. A big gain in Apple helped push both indexes higher Tuesday. The S&P 500 added 0.
Alberta says advisory report shows federal electricity targets are 'reckless'

Alberta says advisory report shows federal electricity targets are 'reckless'

CALGARY — The Alberta government pointed Tuesday to a new report from a federal advisory committee, calling it proof that Ottawa should abandon its "reckless" 2035 clean electricity targets.
WestJet mechanics reject deal in ‘deeply concerning’ move, airline president says

WestJet mechanics reject deal in ‘deeply concerning’ move, airline president says

CALGARY — The union representing mechanics at WestJet says members voted overwhelmingly to reject a tentative agreement with the airline.
Canada Post resists pitch to move Halifax sorting plant to allow for housing

Canada Post resists pitch to move Halifax sorting plant to allow for housing

HALIFAX — The Liberal member of Parliament for Halifax is pushing for Canada Post to unload a prime plot of land in the city core to be redeveloped as housing, but the Crown corporation is resisting.
Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Apple announced a slew of new features for iOS 18 at Monday's developers conference event, many of which are designed to enhance the Siri assistant and bring artificial intelligence tools to iPhone users.
US gas prices are falling. Experts point to mild demand at the pump ahead of summer travel

US gas prices are falling. Experts point to mild demand at the pump ahead of summer travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Gas prices are once again on the decline across the U.S., bringing some relief to drivers now paying a little less to fill up their tanks. The national average for gas prices on Monday stood around $3.44, according to AAA.
Ottawa names commissioner to grow its nightlife economy

Ottawa names commissioner to grow its nightlife economy

OTTAWA — The City of Ottawa is hiring a new commissioner to grow its nightlife economy and help change its image as the "town that fun forgot." Mayor Mark Sutcliffe introduced Mathieu Grondin as Ottawa's new nightlife commissioner on Tuesday.
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