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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 (17,682.51, up 154.74 points.) Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Up 48 cents, or 6.07 per cent, to $8.39 on 32.8 million shares.
Business leaders can learn from political vacation scandal, experts say

Business leaders can learn from political vacation scandal, experts say

The ongoing controversy involving politicians who ignored travel warnings over the holidays holds important lessons for Canadian business executives, according to experts in public relations and organizational strategy.
Toronto stock market rises as crude oil prices reach highest level in 10 months

Toronto stock market rises as crude oil prices reach highest level in 10 months

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose to its highest level since February as the energy sector was powered by oil prices surging to a 10-month high. The key commodity sector climbed 7.
Neighbourhoods across Montreal set home-sales records in December

Neighbourhoods across Montreal set home-sales records in December

MONTREAL — The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers says it was the best December on record for home sales last month across every Montreal neighbourhood.
Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration to ease rift with Qatar

Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration to ease rift with Qatar

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia — Gulf Arab leaders signed a declaration Tuesday to ease a rift with Qatar, following Saudi Arabia’s decision to end a 3 1/2-year embargo of the tiny energy-rich country that deeply divided regional U.S.
Vancouver home sales surge 53.4 per cent, setting new record for December

Vancouver home sales surge 53.4 per cent, setting new record for December

Vancouver's real estate market ended 2020 with a bang, as a December home-buying spree helped the market rebound from a weak 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Home sales jumped 53.
Suncor to take $425M impairment charge on White Rose and West White Rose

Suncor to take $425M impairment charge on White Rose and West White Rose

CALGARY — The new operator of the White Rose offshore oilfield says no final decision has been made about its future despite a move by partner Suncor Energy Inc. to take a $425-million impairment charge on the value of its stake.
N.L. labour leader quits premier's economic task force, citing lack of transparency

N.L. labour leader quits premier's economic task force, citing lack of transparency

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A major labour leader has resigned from a government task force created to map out a recovery plan for Newfoundland and Labrador's struggling economy.
Germany extends lockdown until Jan 31 and toughens curbs

Germany extends lockdown until Jan 31 and toughens curbs

BERLIN — The German government said Tuesday it is extending the country's lockdown by three weeks until Jan.
Maritime Bus cutting two routes and amending others in New Brunswick

Maritime Bus cutting two routes and amending others in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — The president of Maritime Bus says his company is being forced to cut or modify a number of routes in New Brunswick because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mike Cassidy said passenger travel demand has been heavily affected since last March.