Canada approves C$20 billion Rogers-Shaw deal under difficult circumstances

March 31 (Reuters) – Canada on Friday approved Rogers Communications Inc’s acquisition of Shaw Communications for C$20 billion ($14.8 billion) after making binding commitments to pay financial penalties if the company fails to deliver new create jobs and invest to expand its network. The latest nod from Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Fran├žois-Philippe Champagne … Read more

Infant syphilis cases are skyrocketing in Canada amid health care failures

TORONTO, March 31 (Reuters) – The number of babies born with syphilis in Canada is rising much faster than in the United States or Europe. the public health system for indigenous peoples. While syphilis has seen a global resurgence in the past five years, Canada is an outlier among wealthy nations in terms of its … Read more

Canada boosts clean tech investment in budget to compete with US

OTTAWA, March 28 (Reuters) – Canada on Tuesday sought to close its competitive gaps with the United States with a budget aimed at attracting investment into the low-carbon economy, including tax breaks for electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers and expansion of the power grid. The 2023-2024 fiscal document, delivered to the House of Commons, also includes … Read more

US regulator sues top crypto exchange Binance CEO for ‘intentional evasion’

CFTC accuses Binance of ‘deliberate evasion’ of federal law Binance’s compliance was ‘ineffective’ under CEO – CFTC CFTC cites practices first reported by Reuters last year March 27 (Reuters) – The world’s largest crypto exchange Binance and its CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao were charged on Monday by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) … Read more

Biden said federal deposit insurance could be tapped further if banks fail

OTTAWA, March 24 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Friday that federal deposit insurance could be tapped for deposits over $250,000 if other US banks fail, expressing confidence that medium-sized US banks would ease industry tensions. to survive. Biden said U.S. banks are in “quite” good shape, people’s savings were safe and he didn’t … Read more

Biden and Trudeau united against authoritarian regimes after China-Russia summit

OTTAWA, March 24 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented a united front against authoritarian regimes on Friday as Biden visited the Canadian capital, days after the leaders of China and Russia held a summit in Moscow. Images of Biden and Trudeau standing side by side in Ottawa announcing … Read more

Record international migration leads to historic rise in Canada’s population

OTTAWA, March 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s population will increase by more than a million people by 2022 for the first time in history, almost entirely due to an increase in immigrants and transient residents, Statistics Canada said on Wednesday. The total population grew by a record 1.05 million people to 39.57 million in the 12 … Read more