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Sustainable fund providers say too early for new regulations amid rapid evolution

TORONTO — Providers of sustainable investing products say the sector is evolving too rapidly to impose new regulations.
Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Energy helped to power Canada's main stock index higher to start the week as crude oil prices rose to a near three-month high and natural gas soared 10 per cent to the highest level since late 2013.
Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

Gucci launches Vault vintage site during Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations. Many are doing it, in big ways and small.
Qatar Airways says losses reach $4.1 billion amid pandemic

Qatar Airways says losses reach $4.1 billion amid pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar Airways announced on Monday that it suffered a more than $4 billion loss in revenues over the last fiscal year, as lockdowns triggered by the coronavirus pandemic slashed demand for long-haul travel.
Cannabis industry laments lack of progress toward allowing consumption spaces

Cannabis industry laments lack of progress toward allowing consumption spaces

TORONTO — At Behind the Bend café, diners sitting by a fire pit nibble on charcuterie and enjoy vanilla bean ice cream served in pineapple boats, but the menu isn't the reason many flock to the Lambton Shores, Ont. spot.
After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Timbaland paved his own way as a hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, but now he’s creating a lane for aspiring music creators to collaborate with the industry’s biggest performers.
Boston Fed's Rosengren to retire early citing health reasons

Boston Fed's Rosengren to retire early citing health reasons

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Monday that he will retire this week and disclosed that he has qualified for a kidney transplant.
CIBC hires former Liberal innovation minister Navdeep Bains

CIBC hires former Liberal innovation minister Navdeep Bains

TORONTO — CIBC has hired former Liberal cabinet minister Navdeep Bains as vice-chair, global investment banking. Bains stepped down as innovation minister in January and did not run in the recent federal election. He officially joins the bank Oct. 4.
Instagram pausing Instagram Kids, eyes changes

Instagram pausing Instagram Kids, eyes changes

Instagram is putting a pause on the development of Instagram kids, geared towards children under 13, so it can address concerns about access and content.

Ritchier Bros. Auctioneers to buy U.S. company SmartEquip for US$175 million

VANCOUVER — Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers says it has signed a deal to buy U.S. company SmartEquip for US$175 million. SmartEquip helps customers with spare parts purchasing and real-time service and diagnostic support for equipment. Ritchie Bros.