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WestJet, Air Canada cancel flights as Omicron takes toll on sector

WestJet, Air Canada cancel flights as Omicron takes toll on sector

MONTREAL — Canada's two biggest airlines have cut thousands more flights as COVID-19 continues to surge, miring the sector in uncertainty nearly two years after the pandemic began. WestJet Airlines Inc.

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 (21,274.57, down 262.88 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 34 cents, or 0.94 per cent, to $35.77 on 10.7 million shares.

Parkland Corp. buying M&M Food Market for $322 million

CALGARY — Fuel marketer and convenience store retailer Parkland Corp. says it has reached a deal to acquire M&M Food Market for $322 million.
Under-fire Boris Johnson denies lying about lockdown parties

Under-fire Boris Johnson denies lying about lockdown parties

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday denied misleading Parliament about lockdown-breaching parties, and confirmed he has given an account of events to an inquiry probing alleged violations of coronavirus rules by the governme
S&P/TSX composite down more than 200 points amid broad selloff led by tech sector

S&P/TSX composite down more than 200 points amid broad selloff led by tech sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed down 1.2 per cent Tuesday as part of a broad selloff caused by surging bond yields that also pushed U.S. stock markets down. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 262.88 points at 21,274.
How high will you go? Netflix price hike renews questions for streaming subscribers

How high will you go? Netflix price hike renews questions for streaming subscribers

TORONTO — Another year, another Netflix price increase.
Port of Prince Rupert set to master 2021 challenges with 2022 upgrades, improvements

Port of Prince Rupert set to master 2021 challenges with 2022 upgrades, improvements

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Port officials in Prince Rupert, B.C., say 2021 was a difficult year as cargo volumes fell, but they are optimistic about a strong recovery.
Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

Suncor provides details on worker death; CEO says recent incidents 'not acceptable'

CALGARY — The chief executive of Suncor Energy Inc. says the company must do more to improve workplace safety after a truck crash earlier this month resulted in the death of a contractor at the company's Base Mine site near Fort McMurray, Alta.
'Gamified' apps push DIY traders to make riskier investments: Study

'Gamified' apps push DIY traders to make riskier investments: Study

TORONTO — The "meme stock" phenomenon of early 2021, which saw social media-based investors push back against Wall Street by piling into stocks such as GameStop and BlackBerry, gave Marius Zoican an idea.
Grocery store closures loom amid labour, product shortages

Grocery store closures loom amid labour, product shortages

Grocery stores are struggling with rising labour and product shortages that could threaten Canada's food security, experts say.