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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,218.93), up 148.88 points. ECN Capital Corp. (TSX:ENC). Financial Services. Down $6.87, or 56.27 per cent, to $5.34 on 9.9 million shares.
Canada's main stock index climbs in broad rally as Omicron fears ease

Canada's main stock index climbs in broad rally as Omicron fears ease

Canada's main stock index posted a third day of gains Thursday as severe angst over the Omicron variant eased slightly amid encouraging COVID-19 developments. The S&P/TSX composite index rose 148.88 points to 21,218.
B.C. businesses can apply for grant to offset latest COVID-19 shutdown costs

B.C. businesses can apply for grant to offset latest COVID-19 shutdown costs

VANCOUVER — New one-time grants are on the way for businesses in British Columbia that were forced to shut down by the latest COVID-19 restrictions.
More Canadians getting their pot from legal channels than ever before: Health Canada

More Canadians getting their pot from legal channels than ever before: Health Canada

TORONTO — An annual Health Canada survey suggests that Canadians purchased more cannabis from legal sources in 2021 than ever before, with sales from brick-and-mortar retail stores tipping into the majority for the first time since legalization.

Dye & Durham acquisition of TM Group in U.K. draws scrutiny from regulators

TORONTO — Canadian software company Dye & Durham Ltd. says U.K. regulators are taking a closer look at its roughly $157 million acquisition of TM Group Ltd. that closed in July.
Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.8% in October, sees gain in November

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.8% in October, sees gain in November

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy kept up its streak of monthly gains in October and appears to have done so again in November, which has left total economic activity within a statistical inch of where it was before COVID-19 hit.
Activist shareholder blames CN board as preferred CEO candidate bows out

Activist shareholder blames CN board as preferred CEO candidate bows out

MONTREAL — An activist shareholder of Canadian National Railway Co. has blamed the company's board of directors for failing to secure its preferred candidate for a new chief executive of the railway.
Top tips to trim your tax bill and beef up your returns before the end of 2021

Top tips to trim your tax bill and beef up your returns before the end of 2021

HALIFAX — The clock is ticking on 2021 but financial experts say there's still time to trim your tax bill and beef up your return with these simple steps.
New home sales jump 12.4% in November, highest in 7 months

New home sales jump 12.4% in November, highest in 7 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new single-family homes rose 12.4% in November, the fastest pace in seven months, as the housing industry continued to benefit from low mortgage rates and strong demand.

US adds Merck pill as 2nd easy-to-use drug against COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Thursday authorized the second pill against COVID-19, providing another easy-to-use medication to battle the rising tide of omicron infections.
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