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Yemen loses internet connection after Saudi-led airstrike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen lost its connection to the internet nationwide early Friday after Saudi-led airstrikes targeted a site in the contested city of Hodeida, an advocacy group said, plunging the war-torn nation offline.
California's COVID gun store shutdowns ruled illegal

California's COVID gun store shutdowns ruled illegal

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Agreement reached in dispute that forced flight cancellations at St. John's airport

Agreement reached in dispute that forced flight cancellations at St. John's airport

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Officials at the St. John's International Airport Authority say they've reached an agreement with the facility's firefighters to end staffing shortages and flight cancellations.

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 (21,058.18, down 146.98 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 23 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to $35.32 on 7.3 million shares.
CAPP expects oil and gas investment to rise 22 per cent this year to $32.8 billion

CAPP expects oil and gas investment to rise 22 per cent this year to $32.8 billion

CALGARY — Canada's largest oil and gas industry group says capital spending in the oilpatch will hit $32.8 billion this year, a 22 per cent increase from the year before but still a far cry from the boom-time levels of investment a decade ago.
Geopolitical events in Ukraine cause North American stock markets to plunge

Geopolitical events in Ukraine cause North American stock markets to plunge

TORONTO — North American stock markets plunged midafternoon on geopolitical concerns following a report that the U.S. has approved arms shipments from Baltic NATO members to Ukraine to fend off a Russian incursion.
Serbia scraps planned Rio Tinto lithium mine after protests

Serbia scraps planned Rio Tinto lithium mine after protests

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Trying to defuse large protests by environmentalists, Serbia’s populist government said Thursday that it was canceling all licenses for mining giant Rio Tinto to open a lithium mine in the Balkan country.
Here's a look at Ontario's planned timeline to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Here's a look at Ontario's planned timeline to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Ontario will start lifting public health restrictions at the end of this month. Restrictions will be scaled back every 21 days starting Jan. 31 to allow for health indicators to be assessed.

Federal government announces funding for eight East Coast tech firms and startup hub

HALIFAX — The federal government has announced $2.27 million in funding for eight East Coast tech startups and a not-for-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs in the region.
Rent banks a 'lifesaver' for Canadians earning low, moderate incomes

Rent banks a 'lifesaver' for Canadians earning low, moderate incomes

TORONTO — Luz Lopez-Dee was on the brink of eviction years ago, when she missed a government letter that was crucial for her to receive pension payments.