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How COVID-19 made it next to impossible to get a rental car this summer

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 12:06

The car rental shortage — or "carpocalypse" as it's been dubbed in the U.S. — started when nearly all travel was halted at the outset of COVID-19 lockdowns and travel restrictions. Now that demand is returning, car rental companies can't rebuild their fleets fast enough.

Vacant lot in Ontario could be a steal at $99K — if only it wasn't underwater

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 10:32

A 7.7-hectare lot for sale in a protected bay on the Canadian side of Lake Erie may look like a steal at $99,000, especially with the average home in Canada now worth $688,000, but there is a catch. It is entirely underwater.

Ever Given, ship that was stuck in Suez Canal, finally given OK to leave Egypt

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 09:16

An Egyptian court on Tuesday lifted a three-month-long judicial seizure of a hulking shipping vessel that had blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week earlier this year, paving the way for it to leave Egypt.

Halva recalled for salmonella contamination

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 03:41

Al-Rabih brand halva with pistachios, possibly sold all across Canada, has been recalled due to a salmonella contamination.


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