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Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

Calgary mayor wants wide survey of water lines after catastrophic break

CALGARY — Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek is promising a wide-ranging examination of the city's underground infrastructure as the city enters its third week of water use restrictions after a catastrophic pipeline break.
Oil and gas industry making risky play in response to greenwashing law: experts

Oil and gas industry making risky play in response to greenwashing law: experts

The oil and gas industry is taking a risk in its response to new greenwashing rules, communications experts say, but they add the opinions of Canadians are already so divided that the actions may have little effect.
S&P/TSX composite index closes down, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite index closes down, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed lower Friday, weighed down by losses in base metal stocks, while U.S. stock markets were mixed.
Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

Ontario Science Centre abruptly closing due to structural issues

TORONTO — The Ontario Science Centre was abruptly and permanently closed in its current east Toronto location on Friday, after government officials announced that engineers had found structural issues with the roof of the 55-year-old facility.
Stock market today: Wall Street drifts as Nvidia loses some more momentum

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts as Nvidia loses some more momentum

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks drifted to a quiet close of the week, as Nvidia’s stock continued to cool from its startling, supernova run. The S&P 500 slipped 0.2% Friday, though it’s still near the all-time high it set on Tuesday.
Car dealerships are being disrupted by a multi-day outage after cyberattacks on software supplier

Car dealerships are being disrupted by a multi-day outage after cyberattacks on software supplier

NEW YORK (AP) — Car dealerships across North America have faced major disruptions this week. CDK Global, a company that provides software for thousands of auto dealers in the U.S. and Canada, was hit by back-to-back cyberattacks on Wednesday.
A timeline of events in the Ontario Science Centre closure, announced Friday

A timeline of events in the Ontario Science Centre closure, announced Friday

TORONTO — The Ontario Science Centre at its current east Toronto location will permanently close at the end of the day Friday, due to structural concerns with the roof, the provincial government announced.
Swiss court sentences 4 members of Hinduja family to up to 4 1/2 years for exploiting their servants

Swiss court sentences 4 members of Hinduja family to up to 4 1/2 years for exploiting their servants

GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss criminal court on Friday sentenced four members of the billionaire Hinduja family with between four and 4 1/2 years in prison for exploiting their vulnerable domestic workers while at the same time dismissing the more severe cha
Online mortgage lender Nesto acquires mortgage finance company CMLS Group

Online mortgage lender Nesto acquires mortgage finance company CMLS Group

MONTREAL — Online mortgage lender Nesto says it has acquired mortgage finance company CMLS Group.
FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential to help adult smokers

FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential to help adult smokers

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers, the government’s strongest indication yet that vaping flavors can reduce the harms of traditional tobacco smoking.