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Unifor members ratify new contract at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills

Unifor members ratify new contract at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills

MONTREAL — Unifor says workers it represents at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills in Canada have voted to approve a new contract reached last week. The union says 89.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

CALGARY — Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Ottawa to conduct public interest assessment of WestJet-Sunwing deal

Ottawa to conduct public interest assessment of WestJet-Sunwing deal

OTTAWA — The federal government will conduct a public interest assessment of WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s deal to buy Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations.
Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it has deployed the first of hundreds of electric vehicle fast chargers that will be available at 200 locations across North America over the next two years.
The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — The top U.S.

NFI Group closing factory in Pembina, N.D., as part of cost-cutting plan

WINNIPEG — NFI Group Inc. says it is closing a factory in Pembina, N.D., later this year as part of a new cost-cutting plan. The company says the Motor Coach Industries manufacturing facility is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin's demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday,
G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

G7 countries to provide $19.8 billion in aid to Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies agreed Friday to provide $19.8 billion in economic aid to Ukraine to ensure its finances do not hinder its ability to defend itself from Russia’s invasion .
Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

BERLIN (AP) — Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder plans to leave the board of directors of Russian state energy company Rosneft as a backlash over his ties with Russia and its energy sector mounts.
Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

Stakes are high for farmers as 2022 crop shapes up to be most expensive in history

CALGARY — The stakes are high as Canadian farmers take to the fields to plant 2022's crop, which some are saying could find a place in the record books as "the most expensive ever." On her family's farm northeast of Calgary near Acme, Alta.