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Democrats pushing Biden's COVID-19 bill through House panels

Democrats pushing Biden's COVID-19 bill through House panels

WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed half of President Joe Biden’s $1.
Kenney rejects regional rules on COVID-19 for now, says case rates won't allow them

Kenney rejects regional rules on COVID-19 for now, says case rates won't allow them

EDMONTON — Alberta isn't currently looking at varying economic restrictions based on regions, says Premier Jason Kenney, despite growing pressure to do it.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,392.99, down 64.79 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Down 9.5 cents, or 19 per cent, to 40.
Ontario set for years of post-pandemic deficits without new policy: FAO

Ontario set for years of post-pandemic deficits without new policy: FAO

TORONTO — Ontario is on track for years of post-pandemic deficits unless the government hikes taxes or cuts services, the province's fiscal watchdog said in a new report Thursday.
Insurers see profit gains despite 'tough year' of COVID-19 fatalities

Insurers see profit gains despite 'tough year' of COVID-19 fatalities

Amid the grim backdrop of COVID-19 fatalities, Canadian insurers have also found some consumers have an increased interest in life and health insurance.
Cineplex CEO says cinemas 'could help in a big way' as potential vaccination sites

Cineplex CEO says cinemas 'could help in a big way' as potential vaccination sites

TORONTO — The head of Cineplex Inc. is ready to turn Canada's multiplexes into temporary COVID-19 vaccination sites.
Aurora Cannabis 'back on offence,' after restructuring and $292M loss in Q2: CEO

Aurora Cannabis 'back on offence,' after restructuring and $292M loss in Q2: CEO

Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s chief executive says his company is back on track for success, after spending last year fixated on a dramatic restructuring involving hundreds of layoffs and several facility closures.
B.C. opens latest round of funding to clean up dormant oil and gas wells

B.C. opens latest round of funding to clean up dormant oil and gas wells

VANCOUVER — The latest round of applications is now open under a $100-million fund aimed at cleaning dormant oil and gas wells in British Columbia. B.C.
Telus reveals dividend plan, hints at plans for health and agriculture after IPO

Telus reveals dividend plan, hints at plans for health and agriculture after IPO

Telus Corp. hinted at the future of its health and agriculture ventures on Thursday, as well as its plans for dividends.
S&P/TSX composite streak ends at eight as cannabis stocks fall

S&P/TSX composite streak ends at eight as cannabis stocks fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell for the first time in February as frenzied buying in the cannabis sector strongly reversed course. The S&P/TSX composite index slipped for the first time in nine sessions and closed down 64.