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Alberta government announces new rules for renewables projects as moratorium ends

Alberta government announces new rules for renewables projects as moratorium ends

CALGARY — As a seven-month pause on wind and solar development in Alberta comes to an end, the provincial government has laid out new rules to guide future wind and solar development in the province.
RBC sets aside more money for bad loans but positioning for rate cuts

RBC sets aside more money for bad loans but positioning for rate cuts

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada joined its peers this quarter in setting more money aside for potentially bad loans, but the bank is also working to position itself to capture the substantial sums of money lying in wait for when economic trends shift.
Do you want AI with that? Fast food chains go digital with dynamic pricing, bots

Do you want AI with that? Fast food chains go digital with dynamic pricing, bots

Fast food restaurants are diving deeper into the digital realm, adopting strategies that range from dynamic pricing to drive-thru voice bots and weather-based menu boards.
Arguments begin at competition body in case against Cineplex over online booking fees

Arguments begin at competition body in case against Cineplex over online booking fees

OTTAWA — Cineplex Inc. is engaging in harmful "drip pricing" with its online booking fees, and moviegoers have no way to avoid them, says Canada's competition czar.
US economy grew solid 3.2% in fourth quarter, a slight downgrade from government's initial estimate

US economy grew solid 3.2% in fourth quarter, a slight downgrade from government's initial estimate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a robust 3.2% annual pace from October through December, propelled by healthy consumer spending, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday in a slight downgrade from its initial estimate.
Lower auto prices are finally giving Americans a break after years of inflationary increases

Lower auto prices are finally giving Americans a break after years of inflationary increases

DETROIT (AP) — Price increases for cars and trucks in the United States, which helped fuel inflation for nearly three years, are slowing and in some cases falling, helping cool overall inflation and giving frustrated Americans more hope of finding an
S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in the base metal and telecom stocks, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 24.10 points at 21,294.80.
Wendy's says it has no plans to raise prices during the busiest times at its restaurants

Wendy's says it has no plans to raise prices during the busiest times at its restaurants

Wendy's says that it has no plans to increase prices during the busiest times at its restaurants.
Boeing given 90 days by FAA to come up with a plan to improve safety and quality of manufacturing

Boeing given 90 days by FAA to come up with a plan to improve safety and quality of manufacturing

The Federal Aviation Administration is giving Boeing 90 days to come up with a plan to fix quality problems and meet safety standards for building new planes.
George Weston reports smaller Q4 loss compared with a year ago

George Weston reports smaller Q4 loss compared with a year ago

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. reported a smaller loss in its fourth quarter compared with a year ago as its revenue edged higher. The company, which owns a majority stake in Loblaw Cos. Ltd.