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Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday night to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan, acting with sudden speed after weeks of fits and starts once the White House and a bipartisan group of senators agreed on major pro
CP Rail says ruling on CN-KCS merger expected soon; CP not giving up on its own bid

CP Rail says ruling on CN-KCS merger expected soon; CP not giving up on its own bid

CALGARY — With a U.S. regulator set to rule soon on Canadian National Railway Co.'s proposed merger with Kansas City Southern, rival Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it stands "ready to re-engage" with KCS if CN's $33.
Kinross Gold Corp. reports lower Q2 earnings amid increased production costs

Kinross Gold Corp. reports lower Q2 earnings amid increased production costs

TORONTO — Mining company Kinross Gold Corp. reported lower earnings and increased costs around production for its second-quarter report Wednesday. The company reported net earnings attributable to common shareholders of US$119.
Fed's Powell downplays delta variant's threat to the economy

Fed's Powell downplays delta variant's threat to the economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The spread of the COVID-19 delta variant is raising infections, leading some companies and governments to require vaccinations and raising concerns about the U.S. economic recovery.
NXIVM sex cult member who cooperated avoids prison time

NXIVM sex cult member who cooperated avoids prison time

NEW YORK (AP) — A former member of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere’s inner circle who was charged in his sex trafficking enterprise avoided prison at sentencing Wednesday after prosecutors cited her extraordinary cooperation.

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 (20,173.352, up 8.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up nine cents or 0.35 per cent, to $25.71 on 5.1 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite up, U.S. markets mixed amid flood of earnings reports

S&P/TSX composite up, U.S. markets mixed amid flood of earnings reports

TORONTO — North American markets were mixed, with some indexes posting modest gains on a day where an update from the U.S. Federal Reserve and a flood of earnings reports rippled into stock movement.
Cannabis company sues Tennessee Titans' Julio Jones, others

Cannabis company sues Tennessee Titans' Julio Jones, others

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Julio Jones is facing allegations of illegally harvesting and selling millions of dollars of cannabis in California, according to court records.
Tilray reports US$33.6M profit in Q4 as it merged with cannabis rival Aphria

Tilray reports US$33.6M profit in Q4 as it merged with cannabis rival Aphria

Tilray Inc.'s share price surged 25 per cent Wednesday as investors rewarded the the cannabis company for a strong outlook and fundamentals.
Loblaw grocery sales strong but levelling off as consumer behaviour starts to shift

Loblaw grocery sales strong but levelling off as consumer behaviour starts to shift

Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed COVID-19 lockdowns this spring kept food sales strong despite signs that consumer behaviour may be shifting towards more familiar pre-pandemic patterns. Loblaw Companies Ltd.