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CPP Investments CEO Mark Machin resigns after travelling to UAE for COVID-19 vaccine

CPP Investments CEO Mark Machin resigns after travelling to UAE for COVID-19 vaccine

TORONTO — The head of the fund managing Canada Pension Plan investments is the latest high-profile Canadian to come under fire for behaviour during the pandemic after he travelled outside the country and received a COVID-19 vaccination despite a gove
WestJet to lay off undisclosed number of pilots amid labour negotiations

WestJet to lay off undisclosed number of pilots amid labour negotiations

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it is laying off an undisclosed number of pilots amid negotiations with the union that represents them.

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion struck an Israeli-owned cargo ship sailing out of the Middle East on Friday, an unexplained blast renewing concerns about ship security in the region amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new 'Superman' film

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new 'Superman' film

NEW YORK — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script for a new “Superman” film from Warner Bros.
US consumers rebound to boost spending 2.4% as income jumps

US consumers rebound to boost spending 2.4% as income jumps

WASHINGTON — Bouncing back from months of retrenchment, America's consumers stepped up their spending by a solid 2.
India's economy expands 0.4% in Oct.-Dec., ending recession

India's economy expands 0.4% in Oct.-Dec., ending recession

NEW DELHI — India’s economy expanded by a weaker-than-expected 0.
BA parent company books huge loss, pushes for digital passes

BA parent company books huge loss, pushes for digital passes

LONDON — The parent company of British Airways and Iberia on Friday said it lost 6.9 billion euros ($8.
NYT editor Bill Hamilton joining publisher Celadon Books

NYT editor Bill Hamilton joining publisher Celadon Books

NEW YORK — The Washington editor for The New York Times is joining Celadon Books as executive editor. Bill Hamilton will begin his new job April 5 and focus on acquiring books about politics and history.
S&P/TSX composite down as commodity prices fall, loonie falls

S&P/TSX composite down as commodity prices fall, loonie falls

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit decline in late-morning trading as the energy and metals and mining sectors fell amid lower commodity prices and the loonie dropped below 79 cents US.
Federal deficit hits $248.2 billion for first nine months of 2020-21 fiscal year

Federal deficit hits $248.2 billion for first nine months of 2020-21 fiscal year

OTTAWA — The federal government ran a deficit of $248.2 billion through the first nine months of its 2020-21 fiscal year as spending soared due to the pandemic.