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Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

Travel restrictions removed as medical professionals reiterate the risk of COVID-19

The removal of mask mandates and vaccine requirements has medical professionals and front-line workers reiterating that COVID-19 is still a threat. The federal government announced on Monday that starting Oct.
Stocks fall on recession fears; Dow slips into bear market

Stocks fall on recession fears; Dow slips into bear market

NEW YORK — A broad slide on Wall Street extended the major indexes' losing streak to a fifth day Monday, deepening a steep market slump amid growing fears of a global recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.
Atlantic Canada's economy likely to take big hit from post-tropical storm Fiona

Atlantic Canada's economy likely to take big hit from post-tropical storm Fiona

HALIFAX — While the damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona is still being assessed across Atlantic Canada, it’s become clear the economic fallout will be substantial for some parts of the region. Elmwood, P.E.I.
S&P/TSX composite index down on widespread losses, U.S. stocks also down

S&P/TSX composite index down on widespread losses, U.S. stocks also down

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended down on widespread losses driven by rising concerns about economic growth that also pushed U.S. markets lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 153.94 points at 18,327.
Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday granted citizenship to former American intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who fled prosecution after he revealed highly classified U.S.
Development bank fires director after ethics probe

Development bank fires director after ethics probe

MIAMI (AP) — Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank have voted to fire its president, Mauricio Claver-Carone, after an ethics investigation found he carried on a relationship with a subordinate, a person familiar with the vote told The Asso
Office safety concerns grow as border restrictions ease, possible COVID-19 wave looms

Office safety concerns grow as border restrictions ease, possible COVID-19 wave looms

Some Canadian workers are raising concerns about a full return to office and work travel as Ottawa lifts all remaining border restrictions and experts warn of a potentially large wave of new COVID-19 cases this fall.
OECD: War in Ukraine to drag on global economy into 2023

OECD: War in Ukraine to drag on global economy into 2023

PARIS (AP) — Russia's war in Ukraine and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are dragging down global economic growth more than expected and driving up inflation that will stay high into next year, the Organization for Economic Cooperation
A doc from the Disney family takes aim at the Mouse House

A doc from the Disney family takes aim at the Mouse House

NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail E. Disney has been critical of the company that bears her name before. But for the first time, Disney, the granddaughter of co-founder Roy O. Disney, has put her views into the medium the Mouse House was built on: a movie.
Scotiabank's new CEO choice 'anomalous but clever': governance expert

Scotiabank's new CEO choice 'anomalous but clever': governance expert

TORONTO — As Scotiabank prepares for a leadership change, one governance expert calls its move to appoint a relative outsider to its top job "anomalous but clever.