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Man arrested after yelling for refund, smashing display at B.C. McDonald’s: Police -

2021-07-29T01:16:29Z  |   by Global News

Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or captured it on video, to contact the Richmond RCMP directly.

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Major theft of $10000 worth of items at Shoppers Drug Mart in Milton has Halton police trying to track down 4 suspects - Toronto Star

2021-07-29T00:31:53Z  |   by

Halton police looking for four suspects.

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Suncor Energy reports second quarter 2021 results - GlobeNewswire

2021-07-28T23:20:00Z  |   by GlobeNewswire

Unless otherwise noted, all financial figures are unaudited, presented in Canadian dollars (Cdn$), and have been prepared in accordance with...

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Jim Cramer says investors need to own Advanced Micro Devices - CNBC Television

2021-07-28T23:12:48Z  |   by Google News

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Ontario man may miss mother's burial in Trinidad and Tobago after vaccine mix rejected - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

2021-07-28T22:58:18Z  |   by CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

An Ontario man trying to bury his mother in Trinidad and Tobago says he’s devastated after he flew to the island only to be turned around and forced to fly home because his vaccine mix is not approved in that country.

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Solidarity and tension on display during employee walkout at Blizzard HQ - Gamasutra

2021-07-28T22:20:31Z  |   by Gamasutra

Gamasutra stopped by the employee walkout at Blizzard’s Headquarters in Irvine, CA. We saw equal amounts of solidarity and exhaustion among participating employees.

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Some Montreal doctors urging Quebec to re-think its back-to-school plan and include mask mandate - CTV News Montreal

2021-07-28T21:45:22Z  |   by

Some Montreal doctors are urging the province to re-consider its back-to-school plan saying masks should be part school uniforms again this fall.

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COVID-19 in Sask: Active case count the highest it has been in 2 weeks -

2021-07-28T21:16:09Z  |   by CBC News

The count is higher than any point since July 12, the day after all public COVID-19 restrictions lifted.

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Manitoba doesn't plan to offer 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccines for travellers -

2021-07-28T21:13:08Z  |   by CBC News

Manitoba isn’t planning to follow Quebec's lead on offering a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for people who want to travel to countries that don’t recognize two doses of different vaccines as full vaccination.

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Facebook expects future growth to ‘decelerate significantly’ - Al Jazeera English

2021-07-28T21:04:29Z  |   by Al Jazeera English

The social media giant did, however, beat Wall Street estimates for the second quarter due to increased ad spending.

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PayPal misses revenue estimates - CNBC Television

2021-07-28T20:58:05Z  |   by Google News

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Ford reports strong Q2 and raises 2021 outlook, 120k F-150 Lightning reservations - Teslarati

2021-07-28T20:49:03Z  |   by Teslarati

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) reported a better-than-expected second quarter on Wednesday, recording positive earnings per share but slightly missing Wall Street’s consensus for automotive revenue. However, the company raised its Full-Year 2021 expectations fo…

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Gold price jumps back above $1800 as Fed's Powell says U.S. is ways away from 'substantial further progress' - Kitco NEWS

2021-07-28T20:46:00Z  |   by Kitco NEWS

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VW confirms North American sale date for 2024 ID Buzz - Driving

2021-07-28T20:13:24Z  |   by Driving

The U.S. (and probably Canada) will receive one of three variants, while the other two are headed for Europe

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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek does a podcast on the future of podcasts - Axios

2021-07-28T20:00:03Z  |   by Axios

The Spotify founder says he is investing big in podcasts, but doesn't expect them to ever overtake music.

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Google delays return to office, mandates vaccines - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

2021-07-28T19:08:09Z  |   by CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Google is postponing a return to the office for most workers until mid-October and rolling out a policy that will eventually require everyone to be vaccinated once its sprawling campuses are fully reopened.

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Seth Rogen's cannabis company Houseplant and Canopy Growth announce partnership end - CTV News

2021-07-28T18:25:00Z  |   by

Actor Seth Rogen's Houseplant cannabis company and Canopy Growth Corp. say they have mutually agreed to end their relationship.

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COVID-19 cases drop, MLHU urges vaccination as doses set to expire - CTV News London

2021-07-28T18:18:00Z  |   by

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is reporting two new COVID-19 cases and no deaths Wednesday.

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Peel officials say all hospitlizations in June involved people not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

2021-07-28T18:06:32Z  |   by CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Officials in Brampton, Ont. are making yet another plea for people to get their shots, saying that all of the people hospitalized due to COVID-19 during the month of June were either partially vaccinated or not vaccinated at all.

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Loblaw Q2 profit soars even as grocery sales level off from pandemic highs - Yahoo Canada Finance

2021-07-28T18:00:00Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed COVID-19 lockdowns this spring kept food sales strong despite signs that consumer behaviour may be shifting...

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Ubisoft workers demand company accountability in open letter - Axios

2021-07-28T17:31:03Z  |   by Axios

Ubisoft and Activision Blizzard workers are calling for industry-wide change.

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Why Sundial, Aurora Cannabis, and Other Marijuana Stocks Are Soaring Today - Motley Fool

2021-07-28T17:30:06Z  |   by Motley Fool

Weed stocks are surging as investors ramp up their growth expectations.

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Robinhood begins trading tomorrow - CNBC Television

2021-07-28T17:28:01Z  |   by Google News

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U of T prof's AI startup, Deep Genomics, raises US$180 million: The Globe and Mail - [email protected]

2021-07-28T17:24:38Z  |   by [email protected]

Deep Genomics, an artificial intelligence startup founded by the University of Toronto’s Brendan Frey, has secured US$180 million from investors, including Japanese multinational Softbank and Canada

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Trump, children cannot arbitrate marketing scam case -U.S. appeals court - Yahoo News Canada

2021-07-28T16:34:51Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

A federal appeals court said former U.S. President Donald Trump and his adult children cannot move into arbitration a fraud lawsuit accusing them of...

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Rick Rule | The Fed Is Sending the Wrong Signals to Society - Stansberry Research

2021-07-28T16:00:03Z  |   by Google News

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'I am not anti-Semitic': Ben and Jerry's board chair says amid Israel boycott controversy - CTV News

2021-07-28T16:00:00Z  |   by

The chair of Ben and Jerry's board of directors says the company's decision to no longer sell ice cream in the Israeli-occupied settlements is not anti-Semitic.

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Fries with that? McDonald’s sales soar on crispy chicken sandwich - Al Jazeera English

2021-07-28T15:05:47Z  |   by Al Jazeera English

As its dining rooms reopened, the fast food giant drew customers in with new products like its crispy chicken sandwich.

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Why BlackBerry Is Soaring While AMC and GameStop Fall - Motley Fool

2021-07-28T14:51:54Z  |   by Motley Fool

The meme stock trio have been active movers in recent weeks.

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Edmonton airport gets $25M from Ottawa to cover COVID-19 losses - CTV Edmonton

2021-07-28T14:44:00Z  |   by

Edmonton International Airport is expected to get some help from the federal government on Wednesday.

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Oil Prices Boosted By Falling Crude Inventories -

2021-07-28T14:39:00Z  |   by

Crude prices rose on Wednesday morning, supported by shrinking crude, gasoline and distillates inventories

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Pfizer claims 3rd dose 'strongly' boosts protection against Delta variant - CTV News

2021-07-28T13:52:00Z  |   by

A third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can 'strongly' boost protection against the Delta variant -- beyond the protection afforded by the standard two doses, suggests new data released by Pfizer on Wednesday.

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5 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Windsor Essex On Wednesday - windsoriteDOTca News

2021-07-28T13:45:49Z  |   by windsoriteDOTca News

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit announced 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Windsor and Essex County on Wednesday. New & Total Cases The Health Unit says 5 new cases are reported for Wednesday but...

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GameStop to rebrand EB Games stores in Canada by end of 2021 - Global News

2021-07-28T13:42:33Z  |   by Global News

GameStop had acquired EB Games' owner Electronic Boutique Holdings Corp in 2005 for more than $1 billion.

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High profile: Cannabis chemical delta-8 gains fans, scrutiny - CTV News

2021-07-28T13:38:55Z  |   by

A chemical cousin of pot's main intoxicating ingredient has rocketed to popularity over the last year, and the cannabis industry and state governments are scrambling to reckon with it amid debate over whether it's legal.

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Canadian inflation slowed in June: StatCan - BNN

2021-07-28T12:38:03Z  |   by

Inflation decelerated in Canada as rising gasoline costs eased and some food prices fell, but price pressures in the country continue to run at some of the hottest levels in nearly a decade.

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Shopify joins ranks of Canada's most profitable companies with second windfall quarter as revenues top US$1-billion - The Globe and Mail

2021-07-28T12:01:48Z  |   by The Globe And Mail

Revenue for Canada’s most valuable company tops US$1-billion for the first time

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Opinion: François Legault withdraws an olive branch to Alberta - The Globe and Mail

2021-07-28T11:00:00Z  |   by The Globe And Mail

While GNL Québec’s promoters have not yet officially pulled the plug on the project, the prospects for its construction have all but been snuffed out by Legault’s decision to withdraw the olive branch he once extended to Alberta

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12% of Montreal-area homeowners have more than one property, poll suggests - Montreal Gazette

2021-07-28T10:02:49Z  |   by Montreal Gazette

Growing demand for secondary residences such as cottages in outlying areas “is definitely a byproduct of the pandemic,” said a Royal LePage representative.

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Cybertruck Could Cost a Million Dollars - Interesting Engineering

2021-07-28T09:58:38Z  |   by Interesting Engineering

The Cybertruck is like no other, but it follows the traditional car assembly formula to remain cost-competitive. Will Tesla be able to sustain the scale?

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Nordstrom Canada's Anniversary Sale is finally here! Shop 11 of the best sale picks - Yahoo Canada Shine On

2021-07-28T09:00:19Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale finds are known to sell out quickly, so shop these top pics before they're gone!

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Chinese stocks pare losses as state media try to stem panic - Al Jazeera English

2021-07-28T07:17:36Z  |   by Al Jazeera English

The wobbly trade in Chinese markets came as state-owned securities newspaper urged calm Wednesday and talked up markets.

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Rio Tinto pays US$9.1 billion dividend as profit hits record - BNN

2021-07-28T06:54:35Z  |   by

Rio Tinto Group, the world’s biggest iron ore miner, reported its highest-ever interim profit and will pay US$9.1 billion in dividends as the company and its global rivals cash in on this year’s commodities rally.

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Inter Pipeline backs Brookfield's hostile-takeover bid after abandoning rival offer - The Globe and Mail

2021-07-28T03:03:05Z  |   by The Globe And Mail

Brookfield will be responsible for the $350-million termination fee if its bid gets enough shareholder support ahead of a vote scheduled for Aug. 6

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Cruise ship arrives in Skagway, after passenger flown home with COVID-19 -

2021-07-27T23:29:27Z  |   by CBC News

Skagway, Alaska, greeted its first major cruise ship in nearly two years on Tuesday, and the mayor isn't too concerned about the case of COVID-19 that was confirmed on board days earlier.

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Disney closing most Canadian retail stores - Global News

2021-07-27T23:23:42Z  |   by Google News

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De Havilland Won’t Let Strike Action Affect Its Service - Simple Flying

2021-07-27T22:31:10Z  |   by Simple Flying

De Havilland Canada maintains it will continue to meet customer needs as workers go on strike. Approximately 700…

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Alberta invests $4.7 million into facility aimed at turning farm waste into fuel - Calgary Herald

2021-07-27T21:31:25Z  |   by Calgary Herald

The $28.6-million facility will turn agricultural waste, inedible fat and used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel and glycerin.

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Winnipeg airport planning for return of international travellers - -

2021-07-27T21:17:19Z  |   by is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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'70s Las Vegas hotel bar-themed restaurant to open in downtown Victoria - CHEK

2021-07-27T21:16:56Z  |   by CHEK

Vancouver-based Superflux Beer Company is expanding and opening a new '70s Las Vegas hotel bar-themed restaurant in Victoria. The new restaurant will be located at 804 Broughton St, in downtown Victoria and... more

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COVID-19 updates, July 27: Despite ongoing glitches, almost 650000 Quebecers register for vaccine lottery - Montreal Gazette

2021-07-27T21:11:15Z  |   by Montreal Gazette

55% of new Quebec cases are among people aged 20-39, Dubé says.

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Inventory Draws Across The Board Lift Prices -

2021-07-27T20:49:00Z  |   by

Republican Senators have accused Interior Secretary Deb Haaland of defying a ruling by a federal judge to restart oil leases

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Alphabet beats analysts' estimates on surge of retail ads - BNN

2021-07-27T20:48:35Z  |   by

Google delivered turbocharged sales growth in the past quarter, underscoring its status as the world’s most potent advertising engine.

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Vancouver Island man plans to buy goats, fix barn after million-dollar lottery win - CTV News VI

2021-07-27T20:40:58Z  |   by

A Vancouver Island hobby farmer is going shopping for goats after winning a million dollars in a B.C. Lotto Max draw.

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B.C. Ferries hopes for whale-free weekend to handle expected crush of traffic - BC News -

2021-07-27T20:40:00Z  |   by Times Colonist

B.C. Ferries is hoping for a little cooperation from the Salish Sea’s whale population as it prepares for the busiest weekend of the season.

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Pearson airport won’t sort arriving passengers based on vaccination status - 680 News

2021-07-27T20:20:58Z  |   by 680 News

A spokesperson for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority said the sorting practice has been discontinued as of Monday morning.

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Famed investor Mark Mobius staying clear of Bitcoin - BNN

2021-07-27T19:21:05Z  |   by

One of the world's most renowned investors, Mark Mobius, is concerned with Bitcoin's price volatility.

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City of Toronto marks end of 11-year, $824M Union Station revitalization project - Global News

2021-07-27T17:40:23Z  |   by Global News

"In the end, if you look at the return this will pay in terms of improved transportation, economic activity and so on, I think it's going to be a good investment," John Tory said.

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IMF warns of growing poverty, unrest and geopolitical tensions - Al Jazeera English

2021-07-27T17:10:42Z  |   by Al Jazeera English

The IMF warns of a global economic recovery where ‘poor get poorer and social unrest and geopolitical tensions grow’.

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Bank of Canada Should 'Be Humble' on Inflation Risk, Dodge Says - Bloomberg

2021-07-27T16:46:58Z  |   by Bloomberg

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Binance shrinks non-KYC withdrawal limits as crypto exchanges face regulatory pressure - The Block Crypto

2021-07-27T16:15:00Z  |   by The Block Crypto

Crypto exchange Binance said Tuesday that it is reducing the withdrawal limit for users who have completed its lowest-tier account verification, a move that comes as the company and the wider exchange space has faced greater scrutiny from global regulators.

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Fight over nickel assets heats up with BHP's $258m Noront bid - MINING.COM -

2021-07-27T15:50:20Z  |   by

Offer represents a 69% premium to Noront’s closing price on Monday and is 129% higher than the closing price on May 21, a day before Wyloo’s proposal.

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Rivian confirms plan for second factory, before delivering first electric trucks - Green Car Reports

2021-07-27T15:00:00Z  |   by Green Car Reports

News of the factory plans, reportedly codenamed "Project Tera," came as part of a $2.5 billion funding round again including Ford and Amazon.

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US futures fall with stocks on China selloff - BNN

2021-07-27T13:03:39Z  |   by

U.S. equities ended a five-day winning streak on Tuesday as megacap technology stocks including Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. tumbled ahead of their earnings reports.

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Voluntary recall issued for Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning - Global News

2021-07-27T12:40:07Z  |   by Global News

McCormick & Company, Inc. says the recall covers 153g bottles with a best before date of September 6, 2022.

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Alberta hospital laundry job cuts to begin in September as work outsourced -

2021-07-27T12:00:00Z  |   by CBC News

Alberta Health Services says 334 workers will lose their jobs by next April as it outsources the last of its in-house laundry work.

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Jeff Bezos offers NASA US$2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race - CTV News

2021-07-27T11:36:24Z  |   by

Jeff Bezos wants to spot NASA up to US$2 billion in a bid to reignite the battle for space between his rocket company Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX.

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Alibaba Stock Price and Forecast: BABA lower as China regulatory concerns hit home - FXStreet

2021-07-27T11:17:03Z  |   by FXStreet

Alibaba shares took a decent hammering on Monday closing down over 7% at $191.76 and in the process breaking the $200 psychological round number. The

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APi Group Corporation to Acquire Chubb Fire & Security Business for $3.1 Billion - Business Wire

2021-07-27T10:55:00Z  |   by Business Wire

APi Group Corporation (the “Company”) (NYSE: APG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Chubb Fire &am

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