Deep Deficits

Those are two words that can’t mean good news. Laurentian University fired around 100 profs and shuttered underperforming programs in its latest round of cuts.
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Putting a Pause

This might put a dent in our hot girl summer plans. U.S. health officials suggest pausing the use of J&J's vaccine over blood clot concerns.
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Car Thing

I know it looks like we just got lazy with the headline, but that's actually the name of Spotify's newest launch.
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An Epic Fundraise

We just want to know what new games are in store for us. Epic Games just closed a $1 billion funding round, propelling it to a $29 billion valuation.
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Grab Goes SPAC

🚨 SPAC ALERT! 🚨 Grab is going public through a SPAC deal with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital for $40 billion USD.
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Flying Economy

Air Canada and the federal government have been circling the relief package runway for months now, and they're finally ready to land a deal (we filed this story late, so you'll need to forgive the tortured puns).

What happened: The feds and Air Canada agreed on terms that will give the airline access to $5.8 billion in liquidity through a mix of equity investment and loans.

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Feelin' Fine

That makes two of us. Bank of Canada (BoC) says things are looking pretty good for businesses and consumers.
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Ant Squashed

China's central bank is doing a little spring cleaning, starting with an order for Jack Ma's Ant Group to restructure its entire business. That’s like someone telling you to renovate your entire house when all you wanted to do was re-organize a closet or two. OK, we admit, this is worse.
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Sharing Is Caring

...In some cases. HSBC agreed to let Huawei peek at documents that might help stop the extradition of the Chinese telecom giant’s CFO Meng Wanzhou to the U.S.

Refresher: The U.S. accused Meng of misleading banks, including HSBC, about Huawei's relationship with a shell company that led banks to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran. She was detained in Vancouver, at the request of U.S. officials, in 2018 and has been under house arrest since.
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Let's Play Ball (On The Blockchain)

Major League Baseball trading cards are on deck to get the NFT treatment.

What's happening: Topps, the 83-year old card company, is partnering with MLB to issue its card in digital form as NFTs. 
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