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Hydro One reports $268M first-quarter profit, up from $225M a year ago

Hydro One reports $268M first-quarter profit, up from $225M a year ago

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. reported its first-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago helped by higher rates and increased demand due to colder weather.
Dorel reports US$2.7M Q1 profit, revenue soars 20% from year ago

Dorel reports US$2.7M Q1 profit, revenue soars 20% from year ago

MONTREAL — Dorel Industries Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of US$2.7 million as its revenue rose more than 20 per cent compared with a year ago. The Montreal-based company, which keeps its books in U.S.

National employment numbers for April from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's April employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 8.1 per cent (7.5) Employment rate: 59.6 per cent (60.3) Participation rate: 64.9 per cent (65.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 8.1 per cent in April. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 8.1 per cent in April. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 13.9 per cent (12.4) _ Prince Edward Island 8.
Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

TOKYO — Trains packed with commuters returning to work after a weeklong national holiday. Frustrated young people drinking in the streets because bars are closed. Protests planned over a possible visit by the Olympics chief.
Josh Duggar released as he awaits trial on child pornography

Josh Duggar released as he awaits trial on child pornography

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was released from an Arkansas jail Thursday as he awaits trial on federal charges that he possessed and downloaded child pornography.
Family of Chris Cornell settles with doctor over his death

Family of Chris Cornell settles with doctor over his death

LOS ANGELES — The family of Chris Cornell and a doctor who they alleged over-prescribed him drugs before he died have agreed to a settle a lawsuit.
BC Hydro report raises safety concerns as pandemic prompts jump in yard work

BC Hydro report raises safety concerns as pandemic prompts jump in yard work

VANCOUVER — A new report from BC Hydro says a concerning trend is emerging as British Columbians seek relief from COVID-19 restrictions by sprucing up the yards around their homes.
German factory production, exports up in March in good sign

German factory production, exports up in March in good sign

BERLIN — Factory production and exports increased strongly in Germany in March, according to official statistics released Friday, developments that bode well for the second quarter in Europe's largest economy as it struggles to emerge from the corona