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Reuters to name Alessandra Galloni as its next editor-in-chief

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(Reuters) -Reuters News is set to name one of its top editors, Alessandra Galloni, as its next editor-in-chief, the first woman to lead the globe-spanning news agency in its 170-year history. FILE PHOTO: Global News Editor of Reuters Alessandra Galloni attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin (not shown)......

Business sentiment improves as firms look past pandemic, Bank of Canada says

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Business sentiment in Canada continues to improve and many firms consider the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic behind them, though the outlook remains challenging for high-contact services, a Bank of Canada survey showed on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building......

In COVID-19 vaccination pivot, Canada targets frontline workers

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada is shifting its vaccination campaign to target frontline workers, moving away from a largely age-based rollout as the country tries to get a handle on the raging third wave of the pandemic. Canada’s approach thus far has left unvaccinated many so-called “essential workers,” like daycare providers,......

Canada’s housing price surge increasing vulnerabilities: BoC

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s red-hot housing market has bolstered the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, but the market imbalances are escalating and driving up already-high household debt, the Bank of Canada said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario,......

Canada adds 303,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls to 7.5%

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FILE PHOTO: A sign advertising available jobs at the Clocktower Brew Pub hangs in a window in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada added 303,100 jobs in March, easily beating expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5%, its lowest point since the beginning......

Dollar stuck near two-week lows amid lower U.S. yields

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar traded near more than two-week troughs versus major peers on Thursday, tracking Treasury yields lower, after minutes of the Federal Reserve’s March policy meeting offered no new catalysts to dictate market direction. FILE PHOTO: U.S. one dollar banknotes are seen in front of displayed......

Dollar drops with U.S. yields despite strengthening U.S. recovery

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar sank to an almost two-week low versus a basket of its peers on Tuesday, moving in tandem with retreating Treasury yields from recent peaks despite signs of a robust U.S. economic recovery. FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes taken in......

Andreescu refuses to let injuries define her career

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(Reuters) – Canada’s Bianca Andreescu is frustrated with continued setbacks since returning to court at the Australian Open after 15 months due to a knee problem, but the 20-year-old is not willing to let injuries define her fledgling career. A month after winning her maiden Grand Slam at the 2019......

Barty hits out at number one ranking critics

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(Reuters) – Ash Barty dismissed suggestions that she had unfairly held on to the top ranking while opting not to compete on the WTA Tour for most of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the pandemic preventing many from competing on the tour since March 2020, the WTA tweaked......

Air Canada and Transat terminate planned deal

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FILE PHOTO: Air Canada airplanes are pictured at Vancouver’s international airport in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ben Nelms/File Photo (Reuters) – Air Canada and Transat AT Inc said on Friday they have mutually agreed to terminate the proposed acquisition of Transat by Air Canada. The two companies......

How travelers who test positive for Covid can (legally) fly home fast

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Even the most meticulously organized vacation can be derailed by a positive Covid test. Travelers may face unexpected quarantines — either in hotels or state-owned facilities — or substandard medical services. Others may be denied the ability to take commercial......

Breakingviews – Capital Calls – SPAC silence isn’t golden

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A sign is seen outside the 11 Wall St. entrance of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – BLANK TONGUES. Managers of special-purpose acquisition companies are giving investors the silent treatment. When hosting calls to explain their......

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls due to subdued commodity-linked stocks

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(Updates prices, adds sector details) March 29 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell on Monday, as energy and mining shares tracked subdued commodities, although optimism about an economic recovery capped losses. * The energy sector dropped 1.4%, while the materials sector, which includes precious and base metals miners and......

Box Office: Bob Odenkirk’s ‘Nobody’ Debuts to No. 1 as ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars Overseas – Reuters

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Box Office: Bob Odenkirk’s ‘Nobody’ Debuts to No. 1 as ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars Overseas Reuters Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock Photos...

CANADA FX DEBT-Canadian dollar pares weekly decline as oil rallies

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* Canadian dollar strengthens 0.3% against the greenback * For the week, the loonie is on course to decline 0.6% * Price of U.S. oil increases 2.1% * Canadian bond yields rise across much of a steeper curve TORONTO, March 26 (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S.......

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

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OTTAWA — In a decision that marked an important victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate change agenda, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that the federal government’s imposition of carbon taxes in provinces that oppose them was constitutional. Citing Parliament’s power to legislate on matters related to “peace, order and good......

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