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P.E.I. budget projects $85-million deficit, increase in health-care spending

P.E.I. budget projects $85-million deficit, increase in health-care spending

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Progressive Conservative government tabled a $3.2-billion budget Thursday with a projected deficit of $85 million.
Home in Canada, director Denis Villeneuve says "Dune: Part Two" is a love story first

Home in Canada, director Denis Villeneuve says "Dune: Part Two" is a love story first

MONTREAL — Quebec director Denis Villeneuve was feeling the love from his family and friends as he returned to Montreal for the Canadian premiere of "Dune: Part Two.
Officials investigate rare nervous system disorder in older adults who got RSV vaccine

Officials investigate rare nervous system disorder in older adults who got RSV vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are investigating whether there's a link between two new RSV vaccines and cases of a rare nervous system disorder in older U.S. adults. The inquiry is based on fewer than two dozen cases seen among more than 9.
A large US health care tech company was hacked. It's leading to billing delays and security concerns

A large US health care tech company was hacked. It's leading to billing delays and security concerns

Health care providers across the country are reeling from a cyberattack on a massive U.S. health care technology company that has threatened the security of patients’ information and is delaying some prescriptions and paychecks for medical workers.
Health, education, disaster planning: Highlights of Alberta's latest budget

Health, education, disaster planning: Highlights of Alberta's latest budget

EDMONTON — Alberta’s budget for 2024-25 foresees a slim $367 million surplus, with slightly lower revenues compared to last year’s estimated top line.
Airlines could face more fines for mishandling wheelchairs under a Biden administration proposal

Airlines could face more fines for mishandling wheelchairs under a Biden administration proposal

The Biden administration is proposing to make it easier for the government to fine airlines for damaging or misplacing wheelchairs by making it an automatic violation of a federal law on accessible air travel. The U.S.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursdayon the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,363.61, up 119.84 points): Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN). Utilities. Up eight cents, or 1.02 per cent, to $7.
Music Review: Faye Webster's indie 'Underdressed at the Symphony' journeys through a lifetime

Music Review: Faye Webster's indie 'Underdressed at the Symphony' journeys through a lifetime

Faye Webster, known for her thoughtful blend of indie rock, folk and country , has a new album titled “Underdressed at the Symphony.
Ottawa repurposing $10.5B to hike spending on health care, housing over three years

Ottawa repurposing $10.5B to hike spending on health care, housing over three years

OTTAWA — The federal government will repurpose $10.5 billion over the next three years from the budgets of 69 departments, agencies and Crown corporations, Treasury Board President Anita Anand said Thursday.
TSX gains more than 100 points, U.S. stock markets rise to new records

TSX gains more than 100 points, U.S. stock markets rise to new records

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained more than 100 points Thursday, boosted by gains in energy stocks, while U.S. markets also rose. The gains south of the border closed out February with more all-time highs for U.S.