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Vaccine tourism is both unethical and bad for business, experts say

Vaccine tourism is both unethical and bad for business, experts say

Executives who engage in so-called "vaccine tourism" show both an ethical disregard for those less fortunate and a surprising lack of business acumen, experts argue.
Long wait times, lack of options frustrate travellers booking hotel quarantines

Long wait times, lack of options frustrate travellers booking hotel quarantines

MONTREAL — Before flying to visit relatives in Taiwan during a family health scare earlier this year, Dr.
Let 'er buck: Study suggests horses learn from rodeo experience, grow calmer

Let 'er buck: Study suggests horses learn from rodeo experience, grow calmer

CALGARY — Rodeo fans love the thrill of a bronc exploding into the ring, cowboy temporarily aboard. How the horse feels about it hasn't been so clear.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Mining conference BMO Capital Markets will host its 30th Global Metals & Mining Conference online from March 1 to 5.
At bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' could triumph

At bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' could triumph

NEW YORK — When drained of glamour, what’s left of the Golden Globes? That’s one of the biggest questions heading into the 78th annual awards on Sunday night.

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EST

VIRUS OUTBREAK-CONGRESS Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is hailing the House passage of the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill he championed.
Highly anticipated economic report delayed in N.L. amid growing concerns of austerity

Highly anticipated economic report delayed in N.L. amid growing concerns of austerity

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier moved to mollify voters on Saturday as news broke that a long-awaited provincial economic recovery report would be delayed.
NY mandates dance 'zones,' distancing when weddings resume

NY mandates dance 'zones,' distancing when weddings resume

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's new coronavirus-era dance rules aren't exactly “Footloose” strict, but don't plan on cutting loose and kicking off the Sunday shoes with just anybody.
Borsalino looks ahead with cool bucket hats, baseball caps

Borsalino looks ahead with cool bucket hats, baseball caps

MILAN — The fedora Humphrey Bogart wore in “Casablanca” may have secured Borsalino’s place in fashion and cinematic history, but it will be something like the cow-print bucket hat that will help ensure its future.
Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

WASHINGTON — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate.