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IPOs this week have DoorDash and Airbnb worth billions of dollars despite not turning a profit

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon for tech company shares as lockdown measures for millions of people feed record demand for digital services. And two big names are cashing in on that trend by selling their shares to the public this week for billions of dollars despite not turning an annual profit. Meal delivery service DoorDash went public on the […]

AFN resolution calling for probe into gender-based discrimination sparks heated debate

A resolution calling for an independent investigation into discrimination against women and people of different sexual orientations within the Assembly of First Nations was passed on Wednesday following heated debate.  That debate came to a head when Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald accused National Chief Perry Bellegarde of working behind the scenes to challenge the […]

N.S. gunman’s weapons came from California, Maine, Winnipeg, court documents reveal

The man who killed 22 people in rural Nova Scotia in April carried two semi-automatic pistols from Maine, semi-automatic rifles from gun shops in California and Winnipeg, and had boxes of ammunition within arm’s length, according to newly released court documents. Gabriel Wortman killed neighbours, acquaintances and strangers while masquerading as a Mountie on April […]

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