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Tech companies shouldn't be labelling media companies in ad hoc way: academics

Tech companies shouldn't be labelling media companies in ad hoc way: academics

TORONTO — Allowing tech companies to apply brazen labels to the social media accounts of credible publications can harm the reputations of news outlets and mislead the public, academics say.
Glencore open to improving Teck offer, but shareholders must reject plan to split

Glencore open to improving Teck offer, but shareholders must reject plan to split

VANCOUVER — Glencore says it is willing to consider improving its offer to acquire Teck Resources Ltd.
Twitter removes policy against deadnaming transgender people

Twitter removes policy against deadnaming transgender people

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter has quietly removed a policy against the “targeted misgendering or deadnaming of transgender individuals,” raising concerns that the Elon Musk-owned platform is becoming less safe for marginalized groups.
'Slap in the face': Freeland's Disney Plus comment made her a villain, records show

'Slap in the face': Freeland's Disney Plus comment made her a villain, records show

OTTAWA — Once upon a time, Chrystia Freeland attempted to relate to Canadians' cost-of-living concerns with a personal anecdote — and it didn't produce a fairy-tale ending.
Competition Ltd.: Why big banks dominate Canada's financial landscape

Competition Ltd.: Why big banks dominate Canada's financial landscape

The tight hold on the market of RBC, TD, BMO, CIBC, Scotiabank and National Bank is not from a lack of others trying.
Fox, Dominion reach $787M settlement over election claims

Fox, Dominion reach $787M settlement over election claims

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Fox News agreed Tuesday to pay Dominion Voting Systems nearly $800 million to avert a trial in the voting machine company's lawsuit that would have exposed how the network promoted lies about the 2020 presidential election.
Southwest passengers face delays after nationwide grounding

Southwest passengers face delays after nationwide grounding

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines planes were briefly grounded nationwide Tuesday for what the airline called an intermittent technology issue, leading to more than 2,200 delayed flights just four months after the carrier suffered a much bigger meltdo
Why doesn't Canada make its own baby formula when we have the raw ingredients?

Why doesn't Canada make its own baby formula when we have the raw ingredients?

OTTAWA — If infant formula has become akin to liquid gold for parents stressed about empty store shelves this year, Canada may be sitting on a potential treasure trove — if only it could process the raw elements.
Major reforms to air passenger rights needed, says House committee report

Major reforms to air passenger rights needed, says House committee report

MONTREAL — A parliamentary committee has recommended sweeping changes to Canada's air passenger rights framework, including tougher enforcement and compensation rules around flight delays.
S&P/TSX composite ticks upward Tuesday, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite ticks upward Tuesday, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ticked upward Tuesday with varying results across sectors, while U.S. markets were mixed.
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