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Honda to build electric vehicles and battery plant in Ontario, sources say

Honda to build electric vehicles and battery plant in Ontario, sources say

TORONTO — Honda Canada is set to build an electric vehicle battery plant near its auto manufacturing facility in Alliston, Ont., where it also plans to produce fully electric vehicles, The Canadian Press has learned.
First Nations on cusp of more self-sustaining project financing

First Nations on cusp of more self-sustaining project financing

TORONTO — The chair of the First Nations Major Projects Coalition says Indigenous people are set to become true partners in big projects that will help lead to a future of self-sustaining financial independence.
Celebrity handbag designer sentenced to 18 months in prison for smuggling crocodile handbags

Celebrity handbag designer sentenced to 18 months in prison for smuggling crocodile handbags

MIAMI (AP) — A leading fashion designer whose accessories were used by celebrities from Britney Spears to the cast of the “Sex and the City” TV series was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty in Miami federal court on charges
Work starts on bullet train rail line from Sin City to the City of Angels

Work starts on bullet train rail line from Sin City to the City of Angels

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A $12 billion high-speed passenger rail line between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area has started construction, officials said Monday, amid predictions that millions of ticket-buyers will be boarding trains by 2028.

PEN America calls off awards ceremony amid criticism over its response to Israel-Hamas war

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing widespread unhappiness over its response to the Israel-Hamas war , the writers’ group PEN America has called off its annual awards ceremony.
Conductor Andrew Davis, who headed Toronto Symphony Orchestra for 13 years, dies

Conductor Andrew Davis, who headed Toronto Symphony Orchestra for 13 years, dies

Andrew Davis, an acclaimed British conductor who served as music director at orchestras on three continents, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for 13 years, has died. He was 80.
Express files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, announces store closures, possible sale

Express files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, announces store closures, possible sale

NEW YORK (AP) — Express Inc — once a trendsetter of casual office attire that has struggled to compete with the likes of Zara and H&M — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Music Review: Neil Young delivers appropriately ragged, raw live version of 1990's 'Ragged Glory'

Music Review: Neil Young delivers appropriately ragged, raw live version of 1990's 'Ragged Glory'

The venerable Neil Young offers a ragged and raw live take of his beloved 1990 album “Ragged Glory” with a new album, titled “Fu##in’ Up.
Energy Fuels shares down 10% after announcing deal for Base Resources

Energy Fuels shares down 10% after announcing deal for Base Resources

TORONTO — Shares of Energy Fuels Inc. were down 10 per cent in late-morning trading after the company announced a deal to buy Base Resources Ltd.
Union files application to represent workers at Amazon facility in Laval, Que.

Union files application to represent workers at Amazon facility in Laval, Que.

LAVAL, Que. — A Quebec-based union says it has filed an application to represent hundreds of Amazon.com Inc. workers at a warehouse in the province.