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Aritzia optimistic about future but endures new round of store closures

Aritzia optimistic about future but endures new round of store closures

VANCOUVER — Aritzia Inc. remains optimistic about the future despite enduring forced store closures over the busy holiday season that are increasing.
Ontario's tighter rules allow builders to keep working on condos, other jobs

Ontario's tighter rules allow builders to keep working on condos, other jobs

TORONTO — Ontario's new COVID-19 emergency measures don't prevent construction from continuing on many developments, including condos.
Oil and gas industry forecasts small spending rise after slashed budgets in 2020

Oil and gas industry forecasts small spending rise after slashed budgets in 2020

CALGARY — A forecast calling for a modest increase in capital spending in the Canadian oilpatch this year after a tumultuous 2020 of budget slashing is being hailed as a sign of better times ahead for the industry.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,934.74, down 51.06 points.) Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B). Consumer staples. Down $4.21, or 10.19 per cent, to $37.
CEO of air traffic controller Nav Canada cites 'staggering' drop in flights in 2020

CEO of air traffic controller Nav Canada cites 'staggering' drop in flights in 2020

OTTAWA — Nav Canada saw profits and air traffic plummet in its first quarter as fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to batter the air traffic control company.
Energy weakness, Couche-Tard news push S&P/TSX composite lower; U.S. markets mixed

Energy weakness, Couche-Tard news push S&P/TSX composite lower; U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index dipped on energy weakness and a negative reaction to a potential Alimentation Couche-Tard acquisition. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 51.06 points to 17,934.74. The second impeachment of U.S.
NYC to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol insurrection

NYC to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol insurrection

New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.
Fed survey finds economy slowing in some areas of country

Fed survey finds economy slowing in some areas of country

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey of U.S. business conditions has found modest economic gains at the start of the year, although some parts of the country saw slowdowns stemming from a renewed surge of COVID-19 cases.
As workplace infections rise, employers grapple with 'ambiguous' mask rules

As workplace infections rise, employers grapple with 'ambiguous' mask rules

HALIFAX — On the factory floor, masks were optional. Until last month, workers at TEC Business Solutions's corrugated packaging plant in Mississauga, Ont.
Intel replaces its chief executive after a rocky stretch

Intel replaces its chief executive after a rocky stretch

Intel is replacing its CEO after only two years in what had been a rough stretch for the chipmaker. Bob Swan, who became the company's chief executive in early 2019, will be replaced in mid-February by tech industry veteran Pat Gelsinger.
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