Skip to content

National Business

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,197.61, up 15.69 points.) Western Energy Services Corp. (TSX:WRG). Energy. Unchanged at three cents on 22.3 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite rallies for first winning week in two months

S&P/TSX composite rallies for first winning week in two months

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index staged a late rally to post its first winning week in two months despite enduring volatility over concerns about central bank interest rate hikes and warnings that inflation is hammering retailer profits.
Consumer sentiment in Canada posts biggest drop since pandemic onset amid inflation

Consumer sentiment in Canada posts biggest drop since pandemic onset amid inflation

Canadians are growing increasingly pessimistic about the economy as inflation drives up the cost of nearly everything and higher interest rates loom. The Conference Board of Canada said Friday consumer confidence decreased 11.

Hyundai announces $5.5B electric vehicle plant in Georgia

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group officials confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.
Via Rail Canada CEO Cynthia Garneau stepping down: federal transport minister

Via Rail Canada CEO Cynthia Garneau stepping down: federal transport minister

MONTREAL — The federal transport minister says Via Rail Canada Inc. president and CEO Cynthia Garneau has resigned. Omar Alghabra says Garneau's resignation is effective Friday and comes three years after she was appointed CEO in May 2019.
Unifor members ratify new contract at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills

Unifor members ratify new contract at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills

MONTREAL — Unifor says workers it represents at Resolute Forest Products' pulp and paper mills in Canada have voted to approve a new contract reached last week. The union says 89.
Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

Gas prices down slightly from record highs earlier this week

CALGARY — Gasoline prices in Canada have declined slightly just before the May long weekend, but it's still expected to be a pricey summer at the pumps. As of midday Friday, the average retail price at the pump across Canada was $1.
Ottawa to conduct public interest assessment of WestJet-Sunwing deal

Ottawa to conduct public interest assessment of WestJet-Sunwing deal

OTTAWA — The federal government will conduct a public interest assessment of WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s deal to buy Sunwing Airlines and Sunwing Vacations.
Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

Alimentation Couche-Tard deploys its first North American EV fast charger

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. says it has deployed the first of hundreds of electric vehicle fast chargers that will be available at 200 locations across North America over the next two years.
The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

The AP Interview: US trade rep. sees opportunity in recovery

BANGKOK (AP) — The top U.S.