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Sleep Country profit surges in Q1 despite more days closed from government lockdowns

Sleep Country profit surges in Q1 despite more days closed from government lockdowns

TORONTO — Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. says its net income surged in the first quarter as sales grew even though its stores were closed for more days than a year ago. The Toronto-based retailer says it earned $8.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,361.88, down 110.86 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 17 cents, or 0.66 per cent, to $26.02 on 20.
S&P/TSX composite drops after hitting record intraday high, loonie rises again

S&P/TSX composite drops after hitting record intraday high, loonie rises again

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index slumped after setting a record intraday high to start the trading week while the Dow Jones industrial average surpassed 35,000 for the first time. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 110.
Oilsands producers step up anti-pandemic measures as outbreaks rise in region

Oilsands producers step up anti-pandemic measures as outbreaks rise in region

CALGARY — Oilsands companies are stepping up protective measures as a spate of COVID-19 cases sweeps through the region at the same time that thousands of workers are being brought in for spring maintenance shutdowns at various plants.
Heritage, Justice ministers called to defend Bill C-10 changes to Broadcasting Act

Heritage, Justice ministers called to defend Bill C-10 changes to Broadcasting Act

OTTAWA — Canada's justice and heritage ministers will be recalled to justify a change to the Broadcasting Act that critics warn could erode the rights of individual users who upload content to social media.
Muti: Pandemic year silenced culture, leaving world stunned

Muti: Pandemic year silenced culture, leaving world stunned

RAVENNA, Italy — Maestro Riccardo Muti has once again reopened the Italian musical season in his adopted hometown of Ravenna after another — and if all goes well perhaps final — round of pandemic closures.
Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown

Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown

NEW YORK — Amazon, which has been under pressure from shoppers, brands and lawmakers to crack down on counterfeits on its site, said Monday that it blocked more than 10 billion suspected phoney listings last year before any of their offerings could b
Ensign cites slow vaccination pace in Canada for poor drilling recovery versus U.S.

Ensign cites slow vaccination pace in Canada for poor drilling recovery versus U.S.

CALGARY — The president of drilling contractor Ensign Energy Services Inc.
Giant Tiger discount chain expanding, plans to increase store count to 300

Giant Tiger discount chain expanding, plans to increase store count to 300

Giant Tiger Stores Ltd. is planning to expand its footprint as demand for discount products surges amid the pandemic.
Malaysia's 1MDB, former unit file suits to recover $23 bln

Malaysia's 1MDB, former unit file suits to recover $23 bln

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's finance ministry said Monday that sovereign wealth fund 1MDB and a former subsidiary have filed 22 lawsuits to recover assets worth over $23 billion from various institutions and individuals.
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