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Toronto market drags as U.S. stocks mostly push higher; loonie down

Toronto market drags as U.S. stocks mostly push higher; loonie down

TORONTO — Rallying oil prices and a rising energy sector weren't enough to keep Canada's main stock index out of the red Thursday, as U.S. stocks mostly closed higher amid a pullback in bond yields. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 15.
Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

WASHINGTON — A leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,508.17, down 15.84 points) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Up seven cents, or 1.82 per cent, to $3.92 on 9.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada to pay $1M penalty for misleading advertisements

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau has reached a consent agreement with Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada over misleading advertisements that will see the car rental company pay a $1 million penalty.
Gildan may help large retailers fight Amazon by supplying private label clothing

Gildan may help large retailers fight Amazon by supplying private label clothing

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. is eyeing opportunities to build a private label business for its activewear products as large U.S. retailers shift their strategy to offset the threat from Amazon.
Airbnb will vet homes listed through a new tier of rentals it is launching

Airbnb will vet homes listed through a new tier of rentals it is launching

TORONTO — Airbnb is rolling out a new tier of rentals that have been inspected and verified in-person by staff.
Airbnb will vet homes listed through a new tier of rentals it is launching

Airbnb will vet homes listed through a new tier of rentals it is launching

TORONTO — Airbnb is rolling out a new tier of rentals that have been inspected and verified in-person by staff.
Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

WASHINGTON — A leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.

IIROC consulting public on streamlined disciplinary process for minor infractions

TORONTO — A national group that oversees Canadian investment dealers and trading activity says it's launching a public consultation about a new approach to disciplinary actions.

Rising prices and production boost Stelco earnings in first report since IPO

HAMILTON — A restructured Stelco Holdings Inc. is benefiting from rising steel prices and on the hunt for acquisitions, chief executive Alan Kestenbaum said Thursday.