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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,216.15, up 3.76 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up nine cents, or 4.35 per cent, to $2.16 on 9.2 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

S&P/TSX composite up slightly as tech sector pulls back, energy makes gains

CALGARY — Canada's main stock index eked out another record high on Friday as losses in the technology sector were offset by gains in the energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up just 3.76 points at 21,216.
Competition Bureau gets court order in case investigating Google's online advertising

Competition Bureau gets court order in case investigating Google's online advertising

GATINEAU, Que. — Canada's Competition Bureau says it has obtained a court order that will advance its investigation into Google's online advertising business.
Workers who resist vaccine mandates may not be eligible for EI, according to feds

Workers who resist vaccine mandates may not be eligible for EI, according to feds

Workers who lose their job over a refusal to vaccinate against COVID-19 may not be eligible for employment insurance benefits, according to updated guidelines from the federal government.
Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

Alton Gas cavern project in Nova Scotia scrapped by Calgary-based AltaGas

HALIFAX — Alberta-based AltaGas has abandoned its plan to create huge salt caverns north of Halifax to store natural gas, saying the Alton Gas storage project is no longer part of its business focus.
Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes

Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani on Friday of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians and advance his business interests.
Industry welcomes Canada's lifting of global advisory against non-essential travel

Industry welcomes Canada's lifting of global advisory against non-essential travel

CALGARY — The travel industry is welcoming what it calls the federal government's "long overdue" move to lift a global advisory asking Canadians to avoid non-essential travel outside the country.
US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, 2nd highest

US budget deficit hits $2.77 trillion in 2021, 2nd highest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit totaled $2.77 trillion for 2021, the second highest on record but an improvement from the all-time high of $3.13 trillion reached in 2020.
Nova Scotia eyeing taxes for homebuyers coming from outside the province

Nova Scotia eyeing taxes for homebuyers coming from outside the province

Buying a home in Nova Scotia may soon be more expensive for people from outside the province.
Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 2.1 per cent in August

Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 2.1 per cent in August

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales rose 2.1 per cent to $57.2 billion in August, boosted by gains at food and beverage stores, gasoline stations and clothing and clothing accessories stores.