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Byron Bay locals protest planned Netflix reality series

Byron Bay locals protest planned Netflix reality series

CANBERRA, Australia — Angry Byron Bay locals are protesting the filming of a reality television series that some fear will damage the reputation of their trendy Australian tourist town.
Rogers says disruptive wireless outage caused by Ericsson software update

Rogers says disruptive wireless outage caused by Ericsson software update

Rogers Communications Inc. says services for the majority of its customers have been restored after a massive outage caused by a software update from Ericsson.
PrairieSky Q1 net profit nearly doubles as revenues increase on higher energy prices

PrairieSky Q1 net profit nearly doubles as revenues increase on higher energy prices

CALGARY — PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. says its net income more than doubled in the first quarter on a nearly 13 per cent increase in revenues on a rise in crude oil and natural gas prices.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,204.42, down 146.90 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 19 cents, or 0.41 per cent, to $46.82 on 19.3 million shares.
Federal budget 2021: Program extensions, new hiring subsidy for small business

Federal budget 2021: Program extensions, new hiring subsidy for small business

Ottawa's budget measures for small- and medium-sized businesses include pandemic-related program extensions and funding boosts even as the government rolls out a $15 federal minimum wage.
Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears

Biden feels heat on emissions goal as climate summit nears

WASHINGTON — As President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday with 40 world leaders, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will have a tangible impact on
Federal budget 2021: Ottawa proposes luxury tax on pricey cars, boats, planes

Federal budget 2021: Ottawa proposes luxury tax on pricey cars, boats, planes

OTTAWA — A luxury car or expensive boat will soon cost more thanks to a new tax proposed in Monday's federal budget, which also raises taxes on tobacco and looks to put a little more money in the wallets of older and low-income Canadians.
India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown Monday night to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital's health system, which authorities said had been pushed to its limit amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases.
North American stock markets slip from record highs as investors await Q1 results

North American stock markets slip from record highs as investors await Q1 results

TORONTO — North American stock markets slipped from record highs to start the trading week as investors paused while they wait to see if earnings results in the coming weeks meet lofty expectations.
Large tourism operators in Nova Scotia get $35 million in loan support

Large tourism operators in Nova Scotia get $35 million in loan support

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it guaranteed nearly $35 million in loans to major tourism operators in the province struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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