TRAVEL

The rise of wellness vacations

Now that global flights have surpassed 2019 levels again, we can officially say that travel is back, and it’s returning with a hot new trend: Wellness tourism.
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TECH

Landmark US bill aims to bust up Google, Meta

Nothing brings people together more than a common enemy, and a mutual dislike of tech giants has managed to unite even Republicans and Democrats in the US Senate.

Senators from both parties have uncharacteristically banded together to introduce legislation that would force tech giants like Google and Meta to break up their online advertising businesses, per The Wall Street Journal. 
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SOCIAL MEDIA

Bad news for unhinged tweets

Twitter is cracking down on posts that spread (potentially dangerous) false stories as part of a broader effort to promote accuracy during times of crisis, per Bloomberg.
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TECH

Feds tell Huawei to hit the highway

Canada is set to ban Chinese telecom-hardware maker Huawei from participating in the build-out of the country’s 5G infrastructure, joining several allies, including the US. 
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TELECOMS

What’s next for Freedom Mobile?

In the 61 weeks since Rogers first laid out its $26 billion proposed takeover of Shaw, we’ve learned the Canadian wireless market (led by Rogers, Telus and Bell) is so uncompetitive that the prospect of any top carrier swallowing up the fourth-largest is… complicated.
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ENERGY

A deal's a deal

As the EU works toward banning Russian energy imports (increasingly unclear what this means anymore) in response to the war in Ukraine, China is getting ready to hit the oil equivalent of a warehouse sale. 
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PENSIONS

Pension return slump

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) earned 6.8% on its investments this past fiscal year but lost 2.9% in the last quarter amidst global pressure on public equities and stock market selloffs, particularly those impacting China.
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TECH

Feds tell Huawei to hit the highway

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CRYPTOCURRENCY

Let’s all just listen to the experts

You can’t believe everything you see on TV, especially when it comes to crypto. 

With ~US$1.6 trillion of cryptocurrency’s market cap wiped out since November highs, investors and celebrity endorsers alike are reckoning with the industry’s increasingly uncertain future.
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SPORTS

US women’s soccer wins equal pay

US women’s soccer scored big on wage equity yesterday, reaching a historic equal pay agreement involving the national men’s and women’s teams.
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