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OSC study finds COVID-19 pandemic impacts retail investors unevenly

OSC study finds COVID-19 pandemic impacts retail investors unevenly

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting retail investors differently, with most trying to endure the hardship and uncertainty, according to a study by Ontario's securities regulator.
Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery.
Canadian court rejects appeal by Google Canada in long-running patent case

Canadian court rejects appeal by Google Canada in long-running patent case

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal brought by Google Canada, saying its request would only delay a trial about a patent case filed against the search engine company.
Tamarack Valley strikes deal to buy private Anegada Oil for $494 million

Tamarack Valley strikes deal to buy private Anegada Oil for $494 million

CALGARY — In another sign of ongoing Canadian oilpatch consolidation, Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. says it has agreed to buy private Anegada Oil Corp. for a net $494 million.
BMO sells EMEA asset management business to Ameriprise Financial for $1.09B

BMO sells EMEA asset management business to Ameriprise Financial for $1.09B

TORONTO — BMO Financial Group has signed a deal to sell its asset management business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to Ameriprise Financial Inc. for $1.09 billion.
Merkel's bloc spars over who will run for German chancellor

Merkel's bloc spars over who will run for German chancellor

BERLIN — The head of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, Armin Laschet, on Monday rallied his party's leadership behind his bid to become the centre -right candidate to be Germany's next leader.

Venice architecture Biennale opens a year later on May 22

MILAN — A year after being postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Venice Biennale for architecture will open on May 22 for a six-month run under strict virus protocols, officials said Monday.
Cannabis company Aphria reports Q3 loss, says COVID-19 lockdowns have caused pressure

Cannabis company Aphria reports Q3 loss, says COVID-19 lockdowns have caused pressure

Lockdowns enacted by Canadian provinces to quell the spread of COVID-19 hampered Aphria Inc.'s third quarter. The Leamington, Ont.
Porter Airlines pushes back flight restart date to June 21

Porter Airlines pushes back flight restart date to June 21

TORONTO — Porter Airlines is once more pushing back its tentative date for resuming flights. The airline, which has delayed its restart date several times during the pandemic, now plans to resume flying on June 21.
MTY chairman Stanley Ma selling up to 880,000 shares in company

MTY chairman Stanley Ma selling up to 880,000 shares in company

MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. says Stanley Ma, the company's founder, president and chairman, is selling up to 880,000 of his shares in company. The restaurant franchisor and operator says the sale represents a 3.56 per cent stake in the company.