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Prince Edward Island auditor general tables annual report, warns of rising debt

Prince Edward Island auditor general tables annual report, warns of rising debt

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's auditor general warned about the province's debt as he tabled his annual report today in the legislature. Darren Noonan says the province's net debt increased by $81.5 million, for a total of $2.
Russia to make Sputnik V vaccine in Italy, a first in EU

Russia to make Sputnik V vaccine in Italy, a first in EU

MILAN — Russia has signed a deal to produce its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Italy, the first contract in the European Union, the Italian Russian Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday.
Inter Pipeline board unanimously rejects Brookfield Infrastructure hostile offer

Inter Pipeline board unanimously rejects Brookfield Infrastructure hostile offer

CALGARY — A hostile takeover offer by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP that values Inter Pipeline Ltd. at $7.1 billion has been officially rejected by the target company.
RBC CEO sees inflationary pressure building as economy bounces back

RBC CEO sees inflationary pressure building as economy bounces back

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada chief executive David McKay said Tuesday he foresees inflationary pressure building in the economy as it rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Energy regulator invites comment on Trans Mountain pipeline's insurer secrecy request

Energy regulator invites comment on Trans Mountain pipeline's insurer secrecy request

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator is inviting public comment on a request by the operator of the Trans Mountain pipeline to protect the identity of its insurers, with the comment period extending beyond the requested deadline.
NBA star Russell Westbrook scoring big with own philanthropy

NBA star Russell Westbrook scoring big with own philanthropy

Russell Westbrook is known for his magic on the basketball court, his finely honed fashion sense and his media interviews that have spawned memes and GIFs across social media.
Forecast: Virus vaccines help inject hope in world economy

Forecast: Virus vaccines help inject hope in world economy

PARIS — The world economy is bouncing back from the pandemic crisis faster than expected, thanks in part to successful coronavirus vaccines and U.S.
'Van life' culture grows as people look for pandemic era travel options

'Van life' culture grows as people look for pandemic era travel options

Maxime Rico has been living in his 2014 Mercedes Sprinter for two years, splitting his time between the Yukon in summers and British Columbia in winters.
SNC-Lavalin reports deeper Q4 loss but expects some growth in 2021

SNC-Lavalin reports deeper Q4 loss but expects some growth in 2021

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said Tuesday it expects to see some year-over-year revenue growth at its main business this year as it reported bigger losses for its final quarter of 2020.

Secure Energy shares soar on $478-million friendly Tervita takeover

CALGARY — Shares in Secure Energy Services Inc. were trading higher after it announced an all-stock deal to buy oilfield waste disposal rival Tervita Corp., the latest in a string of consolidation transactions in the oilpatch. Secure is offering 1.