Skip to content

National Business

Great-West base earnings increase 17 per cent in Q2 with contribution from MassMutual

Great-West base earnings increase 17 per cent in Q2 with contribution from MassMutual

WINNIPEG — Great-West Lifeco Inc. says its net profit decreased 9.2 per cent in its latest quarter compared with a year earlier when it benefited from a bounce back from COVID-19 pandemic related shocks in the prior quarter.
British navy group: 'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE coast

British navy group: 'Potential hijack' of ship off UAE coast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The British navy warned of a “potential hijack” of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday, though the circumstances remained unclear.
Report drills NCAA on equity, calls for combined Final Four

Report drills NCAA on equity, calls for combined Final Four

The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity by prioritizing its cash cow Division I men's basketball tournament “over everything else,” according a scathing review released Tuesday after an uproar over how the association c
CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until October 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism that it was allowing vulnerable rente
Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov.
H&R REIT sells Bow, Bell campus buildings, reducing exposure to Calgary market

H&R REIT sells Bow, Bell campus buildings, reducing exposure to Calgary market

TORONTO — H&R Real Estate Investment Trust says it is selling two of its properties, including the Bow tower in Calgary as it tries to limit its office exposure in the city.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,365.85, up 78.05 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 27 cents or 0.55 per cent, to $49.45 on nearly 8 million shares.
North American markets continue to rise despite mounting COVID-19 case numbers

North American markets continue to rise despite mounting COVID-19 case numbers

TORONTO — North American markets moved up on the first day of August trading in Canada, even as concerns mount around rising COVID-19 case counts in the U.S.
Canadian railways expect weaker crop year after moving record grain in 2020-2021

Canadian railways expect weaker crop year after moving record grain in 2020-2021

TORONTO — Canada's two largest railways say they are unlikely to repeat the record grain shipments they posted in 2020 due to unfavourable weather conditions over the summer. Canadian National Railway Co.
Canada's securities regulators to create new watchdog body combining IIROC, MFDA

Canada's securities regulators to create new watchdog body combining IIROC, MFDA

The umbrella organization for Canada’s securities regulators says it plans to merge the regulatory bodies that oversee investment dealers and mutual fund dealers into one new organization, a move praised by both watchdog groups and industry players.