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Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

Alberta eyes recall legislation, focuses on COVID-19 aid in spring sitting

EDMONTON — Alberta politicians return to the legislature Thursday for a sitting that includes a new budget and a politician recall bill.

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 (18,484.53, up 154.44 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up $1.15, or 4.71 per cent, to $25.59 on 25.
White nationalist gets prison over rape threat, extortion

White nationalist gets prison over rape threat, extortion

A self-proclaimed white nationalist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal prison for threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a separate racist group that he believed was harassing him.
National Bank sees profit rise as consumers save, invest more

National Bank sees profit rise as consumers save, invest more

National Bank of Canada topped expectations as it reported its first-quarter profit rose more than 20 per cent compared with a year ago, boosted by growth across its business.
Banks pressed on risks in pandemic recovery amid climbing profits

Banks pressed on risks in pandemic recovery amid climbing profits

TORONTO — Several Canadian banks have posted blockbuster profit growth this winter — despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — but are facing questions about how long the streak will endure.
FlightHub reaches $5-million settlement after investigation by Competition Bureau

FlightHub reaches $5-million settlement after investigation by Competition Bureau

Travel booking company FlightHub Group Inc. reached a $5-million settlement with the Competition Bureau of Canada after an investigation into the company's marketing practices.
Trans Mountain pipeline owner asks regulator to hide identity of its insurers

Trans Mountain pipeline owner asks regulator to hide identity of its insurers

CALGARY — Federal government-owned Trans Mountain is asking the Canada Energy Regulator to keep secret the identities of the companies that provide insurance coverage for its pipeline system because of fears environmental activists will target them.
Toronto stock market climbs on strong gains by energy and financials sectors

Toronto stock market climbs on strong gains by energy and financials sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had its best day in more than two weeks Wednesday as the energy sector rose and financials was propelled by better-than-expected results from Royal Bank and National Bank.
Cadillac Fairview partners with ReturnBear to ease returns for stores and shoppers

Cadillac Fairview partners with ReturnBear to ease returns for stores and shoppers

TORONTO — One of Canada's biggest shopping centre operators is teaming up with ReturnBear, a service that allows shoppers to return items from multiple retailers. Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd.
Online reservations for thousands of B.C. campsites set to open on March 8

Online reservations for thousands of B.C. campsites set to open on March 8

VICTORIA — Camping enthusiasts in British Columbia will be able to book summer campsites in parks across the province starting March 8.
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