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Power restored for all customers affected by downtown Toronto blackout caused by crane striking hydro lines

Tens of thousands of hydroelectric customers in downtown Toronto got their power back after a massive outage Thursday forced some businesses to close and caused headaches for drivers. Power was restored shortly before 8:00 pm, nearly eight hours since the blackout began. “Safety is always our top priority. We know this power outage has made …

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Customers cry as Air Canada and WestJet continue to deny certain compensation claims despite new directive | CBC News

A recent decision by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) was supposed to help clear the air on clearing flights. In issuing a decision in a WestJet case on July 8, the transportation regulator Clarified thatIn general, airlines cannot deny passengers compensation for flight disruptions caused by crew shortages. However, the clarification has only ignited the …

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You tip your barber, but what about your mechanic? Expect to see more ‘progressive tips’ | CBC News

You probably tip the person who cuts your hair. Should you do the same with the person who mows your lawn? Customers are increasingly seeing a gratuity option at card payment machines in industries where tipping has never been part of the cost, from auto shops to fast-food giants like Subway and Domino’s. The phenomenon, …

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Pot Shop Owners Fear Losing Customers If OCS Delivery Outage Prolongs | CBC News

Pot shop owners say they worry about losing customers and running out of product if the Ontario Cannabis Shop delivery disruption continues and consumers turn to the illicit market. Stores said Tuesday they were left with no choice but to make do with the stock they have after being told Monday by the provincial marijuana …

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Nasdaq Falls as Chipmaker Micron Warning Sparks Tech Defeat

Traders work on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Micron tempers forecast as demand weakness deepens Novavax drops 25% after cutting revenue view in half Mixed indices: Dow flat, S&P …

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Risk of significant reversal in gold price rally as inflation report looms, says TD Securities

(Kitco News) The strong jobs report showed that the US economy is still expanding despite two consecutive negative quarterly GDP releases. And for gold, this means a price rally could be at risk, according to TD Securities. Reacting to the US economy adding 528,000 jobs in July, gold lost 1% on Friday. The July report …

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Keep Bananas Yellow And Firm For 20 Days With The Food Expert’s Clever Storage Trick “So Easy!”

Tash said: “Bananas are a staple in most UK households, which is hardly surprising considering they are fourth on the list of the country’s favorite fruits. “They have many benefits, including supplying essential vitamins like B6 and potassium, and provide the body with sustained energy, which means they’re great for people involved in sports activities. …

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Air Canada denies certain compensation claims, calls staffing shortage a ‘safety-related issue’ | CBC News

Less than four hours before departure, Ryan Farrell was shocked to learn that his flight from Yellowknife to Calgary had been cancelled. Air Canada cited “crew restrictions” and booked him on a plane that would depart 48 hours after the flight’s original takeoff time of June 17. Farrell was even more shocked six weeks later …

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Gasoline Demand

What is really happening with the demand for gasoline? | OilPrice.com

President Biden recently boasted on Twitter that US gas prices have been falling for 50 days straight, noting that this was the fastest drop in a decade. The president added an infographic of sorts to his tweet informing us that 50 percent of gas stations were selling gasoline for $3.99 or less a gallon. What …

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