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Chris Rock to go live on Netflix in a first for the streamer

Chris Rock to go live on Netflix in a first for the streamer

Chris Rock is going where no comedian has gone before — live on Netflix. The streaming giant said Thursday that Rock will be the first artist to perform on the company’s first-ever live, global streaming event.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board sees net assets grow by $6 billion

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board sees net assets grow by $6 billion

TORONTO — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board saw its net assets grow to $529 billion in its second quarter, compared with $523 billion at the end of the previous quarter.
Job losses will rise but won't reach levels seen in past economic downturns: BoC

Job losses will rise but won't reach levels seen in past economic downturns: BoC

OTTAWA — As a potential recession looms, unemployment will rise, but Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says job losses won't fall to levels seen in past economic downturns.
Tim Hortons brand soup base recalled for containing insects

Tim Hortons brand soup base recalled for containing insects

A Tim Hortons branded chicken noodle soup base was recalled in Alberta and southwestern Ontario because it contained insects.
New Brunswick's budget surplus balloons $739 million more than spring estimate

New Brunswick's budget surplus balloons $739 million more than spring estimate

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick’s budget surplus continues to swell and is now projected at $774.4 million for the 2022-23 fiscal year, an increase of $739.2 million over the figure forecast in the province’s March budget.
AP source: US authorities investigate crypto exchange FTX

AP source: US authorities investigate crypto exchange FTX

NEW YORK (AP) — The swift collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX sent more shockwaves through the crypto world on Thursday, with authorities now investigating the firm for potential securities violations and analysts bracing for a further downturn i
WSP Global raises financial outlook as it looks to grow across its core business

WSP Global raises financial outlook as it looks to grow across its core business

MONTREAL — WSP Global Inc. raised its financial outlook as it said it's looking to grow its business across its core markets.
Larger-than-expected interest rate hikes would lead to economic contraction: PBO

Larger-than-expected interest rate hikes would lead to economic contraction: PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says the Canadian economy would contract slightly in 2023 if central banks raise interest rates more than anticipated.
Biden to meet China's Xi on Monday for Taiwan, Russia talks

Biden to meet China's Xi on Monday for Taiwan, Russia talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will meet Monday with President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of next week’s Group of 20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, a face-to-face meeting that comes amid increasingly strained U.S.
US consumer inflation eased to 7.7% over past 12 months

US consumer inflation eased to 7.7% over past 12 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Price increases moderated in the United States last month in the latest sign that the inflation pressures that have gripped the nation might be easing as the economy slows. Consumer inflation reached 7.
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