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Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games.
Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a parked Air Canada aircraft with the lights turned off and crew gone.

Canadian Utilities sells interst in Alberta PowerLine to consortium

CALGARY — Canadian Utilities Ltd. and its partner Quanta Services Inc. have signed a deal to sell Alberta PowerLine for approximately $300 million and the assumption of $1.4 billion of debt.
Hydro One chairman Tom Woods stepping down from board at the end of July

Hydro One chairman Tom Woods stepping down from board at the end of July

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. says chairman Tom Woods is stepping down from its board of directors at the end of July.

Big rollers: Eldorado buys Caesars in deal valued at $17B

LAS VEGAS — Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion, creating a casino giant.
Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of US-Saudi talks

Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of US-Saudi talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One person was killed and seven others were wounded in an attack by Iranian-allied Yemeni rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia Sunday evening, the Saudi military said, as the U.S.

Calgary selected by World Petroleum Council to host oil and gas forum in 2023

Calgary has been selected to host the World Petroleum Congress in 2023, beating out four other global cities in voting that took place in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Climate activists end their blockade of German coal mine

Climate activists end their blockade of German coal mine

BERLIN — Hundreds of climate activists called an end to their protest Sunday inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave, citing life-threatening danger, and authorities pulled some protesters out.
Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

Productivity gains outpace steep rise in agricultural energy use since 1990

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer Ron Lamb remembers his father pulling six-metre-wide crop-seeding equipment around his southern Alberta grain fields in the 1990s, overlapping on each pass to make sure he covered all the ground.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: BlackBerry earnings BlackBerry Ltd. will report its first-quarter results on Wednesday.