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In the news today: Thousands without power across Atlantic Canada due to strong winds

In the news today: Thousands without power across Atlantic Canada due to strong winds

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Final electric-vehicle mandate to come Tuesday, sales must double by 2026

Final electric-vehicle mandate to come Tuesday, sales must double by 2026

OTTAWA — Canadian auto companies sold more electric vehicles this year than ever before, but would still need to nearly double that number within three years to meet a new national mandate.
Storied US Steel to be acquired for more than $14 billion by Nippon Steel

Storied US Steel to be acquired for more than $14 billion by Nippon Steel

U.S. Steel, the Pittsburgh steel producer that played a key role in the nation's industrialization, is being acquired by Nippon Steel in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $14.1 billion. The transaction is worth about $14.
4 years in prison for Nikola Corp founder for defrauding investors on claims of zero-emission trucks

4 years in prison for Nikola Corp founder for defrauding investors on claims of zero-emission trucks

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Nikola Corp.

Year in review: A look at news events in October 2023

A look at news events in October 2023 1 – Two people died after a bear attack in Alberta's Banff National Park. Parks Canada staff euthanized the grizzly bear for public safety. 1 – It went down to the wire, but the U.S.

Year in review: A look at news events in May 2023

A look at news events in May 2023: 1 – Legendary Canadian folk singer and songwriter Gordon Lightfoot died of natural causes at Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital at the age of 84.

Year in review: A look at events in April 2023

A look at events in April 2023: 01 - The family of Vancouver radio personality Red Robinson says he died after a brief illness.
A Tesla driver to pay $23K in restitution for a 2019 Los Angeles crash that killed 2 people

A Tesla driver to pay $23K in restitution for a 2019 Los Angeles crash that killed 2 people

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Tesla driver will pay more than $23,000 in restitution for the deaths of two people during a 2019 car crash in a Los Angeles suburb, a decision announced the same day that the automaker recalled nearly all vehicles sold in the U.
Auto dealers association demands more EV charging stations, improved affordability

Auto dealers association demands more EV charging stations, improved affordability

OTTAWA — The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association is raising concerns about electric vehicle affordability and charging infrastructure.
Finland reports a rush of migrant crossings hours before the reclosure of 2 border posts with Russia

Finland reports a rush of migrant crossings hours before the reclosure of 2 border posts with Russia

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Dozens of migrants crossed into Finland on Friday, hours before the reclosure of two southern crossing points on the border with Russia as the Nordic country experiences an influx of asylum-seekers.