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U.K. eyes temporary truck driver visas to ease fuel rationing

The British government is expected to ease visa rules for truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have triggered long lines at gas...

U.S. vaccination requirement for air passengers worries Canadians with mixed vaccines

Starting in early November, the U.S. will require foreign air passengers entering the country to be fully vaccinated. The problem is, the U.S. has...

U.S. central bank rolls out plan for slowing stimulus this year and rate hikes in 2022

Canadian borrowers must pay attention as U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell announces plan to end pandemic stimulus, making borrowing money more expensive, including...

Berlin residents to vote in referendum on seizing rentals from corporate landlords

Residents in Berlin, fed up with increasingly high rents, have secured a referendum on housing that could have reverberations across Europe. Demonstrators take part in a...

Some gasoline stations in U.K. run out of fuel as pandemic supply chain crisis deepens

BP had to close some of its gas stations due to the driver shortages while queues formed at some Shell stations as pumps ran...

Front-line workers shoulder burden of vaccine mandates

Service industry workers in Canada say they're bearing the brunt of anger, frustration and general confusion from clients over new vaccine mandates that they...

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou expected to plead guilty today in U.S. court: sources

Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou is expected to appear virtually in an American federal courtroom today to plead guilty in the U.S. proceedings against her, say sources. Huawei chief...

China declares cryptocurrency trading illegal, beefs up mining crackdown

China's central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin illegal and stepped up a crackdown on illegal mining of them in...

EU sends jolt to Apple’s Lightning port with proposed law mandating USB charging for all phones

The European Union is hoping to say goodbye to junk drawers full of different charging cords by forcing all smartphones sold in the continent...

Lululemon reaches exclusive deal to make Canada’s official Olympic and Paralympic gear through 2028

Vancouver-based clothing brand Lululemon has struck a deal to be the exclusive Olympics outfitter of Team Canada for the next four Games. Lululemon has seen...

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