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Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's bloc in German vote

Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's bloc in German vote

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats won the biggest share of the vote in a national election Sunday, narrowly beating outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel ’s center-right Union bloc in a closely fought race that will determine who succe
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

“Dear Evan Hansen” may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: ESG roundtable: The Canadian Securities Administrators will hold a virtual roundtable on environmental, social and governance related regulatory issues in asset man
Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

When the remains of 215 missing children were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, the local Tim Hortons became more than a pit stop for coffee and doughnuts.
Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Plastic resin emerges as tiniest example of enduring COVID-19 supply chain crunch

Plastic resins — tiny plastic pellets used to make everything from bread bags to milk containers — are undergoing a triple whammy of high demand, tight supply and soaring prices.
Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of the country on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, just after a top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies rea

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,402.66, down 59.27 points.) Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (TSX:AQN). Utilities. Down 11 cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $19.
Meat packers call for changes to foreign worker cap to address labour shortage crisis

Meat packers call for changes to foreign worker cap to address labour shortage crisis

CALGARY — Canadian meat packers are lobbying the federal government to let them bring in more temporary foreign workers in light of a labour shortage crisis they say has reached an "all-time high.
S&P/TSX composite ends down for third straight week on events coming out of China

S&P/TSX composite ends down for third straight week on events coming out of China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index concluded its third losing week in a row by giving back some of its recent gains amid concerns out of China about the real estate market and the country's ban on cryptocurrencies.
Canadian railways could run out of grain to transport due to drought: analyst

Canadian railways could run out of grain to transport due to drought: analyst

TORONTO — Canada's two largest railways may run out of grain to move and face revenue challenges in the coming year as the domestic grain crop is expected to decrease 37 per cent due to drought conditions across the Prairies despite a slight improvem