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Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the NBA star, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others.
Olympic trials pique viewer interest in Tokyo Summer Games

Olympic trials pique viewer interest in Tokyo Summer Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid all the back-and-forth about the feasibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics during the pandemic, there are early indications of viewer interest in the summer games. U.S.
Alberta continues COVID mask rules for public transport after most restrictions lift

Alberta continues COVID mask rules for public transport after most restrictions lift

EDMONTON — Alberta's general COVID-19 mask rules are going, but they won’t be completely gone by July 1. Dr.
Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine

Houston hospital workers fired, resign over COVID-19 vaccine

DALLAS (AP) — More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine have been fired or resigned after a judge dismissed an employee lawsuit over the vaccine requirement.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,200.65, up 44.29 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down five cents, or 0.11 per cent, to $44.84 on 15.
Technology pushes North American stock markets higher, Nasdaq to new record

Technology pushes North American stock markets higher, Nasdaq to new record

TORONTO — North American stock markets inched higher Tuesday after U.S. Federal Reserve officials appeared to tone down some of their comments that prompted last week's slide.
Former CannTrust executives face securities charges after unlicenced cannabis growing

Former CannTrust executives face securities charges after unlicenced cannabis growing

The former chief executive and two past board members of CannTrust Holdings Inc. are facing charges roughly three years after the cannabis company became embroiled in unlicensed growing allegations.

Should reporters challenge or ignore election disbelievers?

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Negrin's campaign to ban “election deniers” from television news failed to achieve his original goal, which was to prevent a significant number of Americans from believing the lie that Donald Trump didn't lose the presidential el
Canadian employees want workplace flexibility to continue post-pandemic, says survey

Canadian employees want workplace flexibility to continue post-pandemic, says survey

TORONTO — An Ernst & Young survey has found that Canadian employees have embraced workplace flexibility and want it to continue post-pandemic.
How to avoid the temptation of 'revenge spending' as economic activity resumes

How to avoid the temptation of 'revenge spending' as economic activity resumes

As lockdown restrictions ease and more vaccinations are doled out, many Canadians are eager to make up for lost time when it comes to their spending.