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With inflation pressures rising, Liberals to give budget update on Dec. 14

With inflation pressures rising, Liberals to give budget update on Dec. 14

OTTAWA — Canadians will soon get an update on the health of federal finances and the government's outlook for an economy facing high inflation rates, flooding in British Columbia and the emergence of a new variant of COVID-19.
Sports betting ads: Industry weighs how much is too much?

Sports betting ads: Industry weighs how much is too much?

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — If you've turned on a television in the last three years, chances are you've been inundated with advertisements for sports betting, and not only during game broadcasts.
City and Colour's Dallas Green postpones tour dates after contracting COVID-19

City and Colour's Dallas Green postpones tour dates after contracting COVID-19

TORONTO — City and Colour's Dallas Green says he's been forced to cancel shows in several Canadian cities after testing positive for COVID-19.
EXPLAINER: What are the rules for travelers entering the US?

EXPLAINER: What are the rules for travelers entering the US?

President Joe Biden’s latest measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 will increase the hassle factor of flying into the United States, even for American citizens returning from overseas. Beginning next week, travelers heading to the U.S.
Biden to attend Kennedy Center Honors, resuming tradition

Biden to attend Kennedy Center Honors, resuming tradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be in the house for the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday.
Oilpatch keeping the lid on spending amid record-setting output

Oilpatch keeping the lid on spending amid record-setting output

CALGARY — Canadian oil and gas companies have been hesitant to loosen the purse strings in spite of this fall's commodity price boom, and the arrival of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant may help to explain why.
Helijet announces plans to add electric helicopters to its fleet in British Columbia

Helijet announces plans to add electric helicopters to its fleet in British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. — North America's largest helicopter airline has announced its plans to add electric helicopters to its fleet in British Columbia.
TD Bank's U.S. subsidiary settles lawsuit with data aggregator Plaid

TD Bank's U.S. subsidiary settles lawsuit with data aggregator Plaid

TORONTO — TD Bank Group's U.S. subsidiary has settled a lawsuit it filed against a data aggregator it accused of using the bank's logo to trick users into handing over personal data that can later be monetized.
U.S. to require all inbound foreign air passengers to get COVID test the day before

U.S. to require all inbound foreign air passengers to get COVID test the day before

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden set out to turn the tables on the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday with a 10-point winter offensive against the Omicron variant that further complicates flying from Canada to the United States on the eve of the holiday trav
Germany's Merkel at farewell ceremony: Don't tolerate hate

Germany's Merkel at farewell ceremony: Don't tolerate hate

BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Germans to stand up to hatred, at a military ceremony Thursday bidding her farewell after 16 years in office.