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Caisse to sell off remaining oil assets by next year
News/Business: Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec says it will divest all of its oil investments by next year as part of the pension plan's plan to help combat climate change by cutting its carbon footprint in half by 2030.
Vale rescuing 39 employees trapped in Sudbury, Ont., mine since Sunday afternoon
News/Canada/Sudbury: Thirty-nine Vale employees have been trapped underground in the Totten Mine in Sudbury, Ont., since Sunday, the company says, telling CBC on Monday "our focus is squarely on the safety of the employees."
Hudson's Bay's sale of orange shirts to support residential school survivors raises questions
News/Canada/Manitoba: In an Instagram post earlier this week, the Hudson's Bay Company said it is selling orange shirts with the slogan "Every Child Matters" — leading many Indigenous people to wonder whether the company is profiting off the painful legacy of residential schools.
U.S. vaccination requirement for air passengers worries Canadians with mixed vaccines
News/Business: Starting in early November, the U.S. will require foreign air passengers entering the country to be fully vaccinated. The problem is, the U.S. has yet to approve mixing COVID-19 vaccines.
Resolving Meng case removes giant thorn from Canada's business relationship with China
News/Business: Finding common ground with China will remain a big challenge for Canada, but Canadian businesses simply could not shun one of the world's two largest economies, Don Pittis writes.
Front-line workers shoulder burden of vaccine mandates
News: Service industry workers in Canada say they're bearing the brunt of anger, frustration and general confusion from clients over new vaccine mandates that they had nothing to do with creating, but are now responsible for enforcing.
Boppy baby loungers recalled in U.S. and Canada due to suffocation hazard
News/Business: Health Canada and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling more than 3.3 million baby loungers sold in the U.S. and Canada because the items may pose a suffocation risk to infants.
Evergrande jitters ebb and flow as company misses key bond payment
News/Business: Fears that a Chinese real estate developer's possible default on multibillion-dollar debts might send shockwaves through global financial markets appeared to ease Thursday as creditors waited to see how much they might recover.
Vacancy rate hits highest point since 1994 as working from home wallops office demand
News/Business: Nearly one out of every six offices in Canada is vacant right now, commercial real estate firm CBRE says, as the pandemic trend of working from home has obliterated demand for office space.
U.S. Fed prepares to roll back stimulus despite a world economy facing other challenges
News/Business: Canadian borrowers must pay attention as U.S. Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell announces plan to end pandemic stimulus, making borrowing money more expensive, including here in Canada.