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BC Ferries now allowing people to book walk-on tickets online

BC Ferries now allowing people to book walk-on tickets online

VICTORIA — Passengers walking on to BC Ferries vessels operating between Vancouver Island and the mainland will now be able to book their trip.

BlackBerry trims Q1 loss to US$62 million despite nearly 16 per cent drop in revenues

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — BlackBerry Ltd. trimmed its net loss to US$62 million in the first quarter of its fiscal year despite lower revenues. The Waterloo, Ont., based company, which reports in U.S.
Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in Thursday to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampeded through a suburb.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,215.12, up 50.73 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up six cents, or 5.17 per cent, to $1.22 on 8.6 million shares.
'We have a deal': Biden announces infrastructure agreement

'We have a deal': Biden announces infrastructure agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday a hard-earned bipartisan agreement on a pared-down infrastructure plan that would make a start on his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the political aisle.
North American stock markets get boost from infrastructure deal and Fed remarks

North American stock markets get boost from infrastructure deal and Fed remarks

TORONTO — North American stock markets got a boost from a bipartisan U.S. infrastructure spending deal and overhang from Federal Reserve comments about interest rates.

Holy cow, not again! More bovines get loose in a US town

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The revenge of the cows heated up Thursday with yet another instance of a herd getting loose in a U.S. community.
Nova Scotia premier drops border restrictions that sparked day-long blockade

Nova Scotia premier drops border restrictions that sparked day-long blockade

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's premier walked back plans to impose COVID-19-related measures on visitors entering the province from New Brunswick, saying they would be able to come and go without restrictions as of next week.
Luxury parka maker Canada Goose says it will stop using fur in its products

Luxury parka maker Canada Goose says it will stop using fur in its products

Canada Goose Holdings Inc., the luxury parka maker known for its coyote fur-trimmed hoods, will stop using fur in its products by the end of next year, the company said Thursday.
Stocks add to weekly gains, helped by infrastructure deal

Stocks add to weekly gains, helped by infrastructure deal

BANGKOK — Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Thursday as traders were encouraged to see a bipartisan deal on infrastructure spending as well as some positive reports on the economy. The 0.