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Instagram puts kids app in time out amid criticism

Instagram is pausing work on a version for children younger than 13, called “Instagram Kids,” the Facebook Inc-owned photo sharing app said on Monday. U.S....

Plastic resins face supply crunch as prices skyrocket amid COVID-19

Plastic resins – tiny plastic pellets used to make everything from bread bags to milk containers – are undergoing a triple whammy of high...

New rules for employment insurance are rolling out. Here’s what changes

The employment insurance system is set for another round of pandemic-related changes that come into force on Sunday. Here are a few of the...

After pandemic job upheaval some women are forging their own path — with power tools

When Daina Cobb’s job running the office of a chartered boat on the Toronto Harbour stopped paying sales commissions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it...

Trudeau’s big spending promises could fuel Canada’s already-hot inflation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau risks further fueling Canada’s hot inflation if he presses ahead with spending plans outlined during the election campaign, which could pressure...

China Evergrande debt crisis is worrying investors. Why, and what’s happening?

China Evergrande Group has missed a dollar bond interest payment deadline, moving closer to a potential default and fuelling worries about a collapse that...

Bitcoin price sinks as China cracks down on cryptos, declares all transactions illegal

China intensified a crackdown on cryptocurrency trading on Friday, vowing to root out “illegal” activity and banning crypto mining nationwide, hitting Bitcoin and other...

China Evergrande investors left in dark after payment deadline passes

China Evergrande has left global investors guessing over whether it will make a key interest payment, adding to fears that Beijing will let overseas...

China Evergrande inches closer to default as interest deadline quietly expires

China Evergrande inched closer on Friday to the potential default that investors fear as an interest deadline expired without any announcement from the property...

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