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Ottawa names CDIC CEO Peter Routledge to head federal banking regulator

Ottawa names CDIC CEO Peter Routledge to head federal banking regulator

OTTAWA — The federal government has named Peter Routledge, chief executive of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corp., as the next head of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.
Manitoba to open second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible residents

Manitoba to open second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible residents

WINNIPEG — Manitoba will open appointments for a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to everyone as the provincial government rolls out a program to hire people who have received their shots.
Google Canada signs deals with eight Canadian publishers for Google News Showcase

Google Canada signs deals with eight Canadian publishers for Google News Showcase

Google Canada has signed agreements with eight Canadian publishers for a new product and licensing program that will pay news organizations to create and curate journalism.
Uber Canada shifts operations from Netherlands to Canada

Uber Canada shifts operations from Netherlands to Canada

TORONTO — Uber's Canadian ride-hailing and food-delivery business will shift from being based in the Netherlands to Canada — a change that will effect its tax bill. The San Francisco, Calif.
Travellers need to pay close attention when shopping for travel insurance: experts

Travellers need to pay close attention when shopping for travel insurance: experts

Canadians who are eager to be part of the first wave of travellers to head abroad once border restrictions ease should pay close attention to what their travel insurance will and will not cover, experts say.
Holt Renfrew to stop selling animal fur and exotic skins by the end of the year

Holt Renfrew to stop selling animal fur and exotic skins by the end of the year

TORONTO — Holt Renfrew says it will stop selling all animal fur and exotic skins by the end of the year. The luxury retailer made the announcement as part of a series of sustainability promises.

CDC extends eviction moratorium a month, says it's last time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make rent payments during the coronavirus pandemic , but it said this is expected to be the last time it does so.
US economy up 6.4% in Q1 with stronger future gains expected

US economy up 6.4% in Q1 with stronger future gains expected

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.4% rate in the first three months of this year, setting the stage for what economists are forecasting could be the strongest year for the economy in possibly seven decades.
U.S. durable goods orders rise 2.3% in May

U.S. durable goods orders rise 2.3% in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose for the 12th time in the last 13 months in May, pulled up by surgin demand for civilian aircraft.
Ensign Energy Services to buy Canadian drilling assets from Nabors Industries

Ensign Energy Services to buy Canadian drilling assets from Nabors Industries

CALGARY — Oilfield services company Ensign Energy Services Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy the Canadian drilling assets of Nabors Industries Ltd. Financial terms of the agreement were not immediately available.