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Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Bombardier to report earnings as future of the company hangs in the balance

Published: 2020-02-13T09:00:00Z 

Bombardier shares rose nearly 11 per cent Wednesday to close up 15 cents at $1.57 on the Toronto Stock Exchange. This report by The Canadian ...


Canadian Political News Update

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Canadians narrowly approve construction of Teck mine, says survey

Published: 2020-02-12T21:22:30Z 

Canadians narrowly approve construction of Teck mine, says survey ... about how rejecting the project would have "devastating impacts" on the province's economy and fuel western political alienation. ... (CBC News Graphics).


Canadian Economy News Update

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From crude oil to yogurt, here's how the railway protests are disrupting Canadian supply chains

Published: 2020-02-13T01:45:38Z 

"In today's modern industrial economy, there aren't as many big ... Get the business news and analysis that matters most every morning in our Star ...

Sask. premier says rail blockades 'hamstring' Canada's economy

Published: 2020-02-12T23:37:30Z 

"When it comes to blocking our rail lines, really what you are trying to do is hamstring the Canadian economy … and the jobs we have across this ...

Canada's big banks are going green — but they're lending more and more money to the oil industry

Published: 2020-02-12T15:22:30Z 

While the bank "is actively supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy," Toronto-Dominion is "aware that Canadians will rely on conventional ...

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Scratches Higher

Published: 2020-02-12T15:11:15Z 

He said the U.S. economy was in a "very good place." ... There are not any top-tier economic data releases from Canada or the U.S. Canadian dollar ...

Chris Selley: CN blockade is a ridiculous, quintessentially Canadian spectacle

Published: 2020-02-12T14:12:27Z 

Chris Selley: CN blockade is a ridiculous, quintessentially Canadian spectacle ... Of all the bad news to befall VIA Rail this week, with the cancellation of all ... existential questions about the future of the Canadian economy, about the ...


Canadian Business News Update

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From crude oil to yogurt, here's how the railway protests are disrupting Canadian supply chains

Published: 2020-02-13T01:45:38Z 

The company shipped about 120,000 barrels of crude a day via rail in ... Get the business news and analysis that matters most every morning in our ...

Rittal introduces 'Advancing Women in Tech' scholarship

Published: 2020-02-12T23:26:15Z 

To apply for the Rittal 'Advancing Women in Tech' scholarship, Canadian citizens or ... Engagement & Corporate Partnerships, Electro-Federation Canada. ... business each day with news, in-depth articles and expert commentary.

Big Tech is zeroing in on Canada as the next frontier in the cloud wars

Published: 2020-02-12T20:03:45Z 

IBM was the first Big Tech company to bring the cloud to Canada in 2012, when it ... That news came just weeks after Suncor Energy formed a similar ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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Study to look at why working-age Londoners aren't looking for jobs

Published: 2020-02-13T01:07:30Z 

Statistics Canada can't provide data for the London census metropolitan ... But the good news hasn't made the questions about the low employment ...

Sask. premier says rail blockades 'hamstring' Canada's economy

Published: 2020-02-12T23:37:30Z 

"When it comes to blocking our rail lines, really what you are trying to do is hamstring the Canadian economy … and the jobs we have across this ...


Canadian Dollar News Update

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Bonterra Energy Corp. Announces Fully-Funded 2020 Budget, 2019 Reserves Information and ...

Published: 2020-02-13T00:00:00Z 

Bonterra expects to direct Free Funds Flow to further reduce outstanding ... All amounts in this news release are stated in Canadian dollars unless ...

Canada's Ontario province prices C$500 million green bond: joint leads

Published: 2020-02-12T22:52:30Z 

The deal was the seventh green bond offering from the province, which is the largest issuer in the Canadian dollar green bond market, according to ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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Government of Canada supports small businesses developing innovative solutions to plastic ...

Published: 2020-02-12T19:41:15Z 

12, 2020 /CNW/ - Plastic pollution poses a threat to Canada's environment and ... billions of dollars in revenue, and create approximately 42,000 jobs.

Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada Winners Announced

Published: 2020-02-12T18:00:00Z 

12, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada is helping to build the low-carbon economy. ... fight climate change, boost the economy and create good jobs for Canadians.

$7-million Federal Investment to Create 42 Local Jobs

Published: 2020-02-12T17:26:15Z 

Although there isn't a clause to ensure the companies keep the investments in Canada, Minister Joly says these companies have proven their loyalty.

Moe says blockades are hijacking rail access and illegally disrupting the daily lives of Canadians

Published: 2020-02-12T16:52:30Z 

Regina, Montreal – Premier Scott Moe's position on blockades and pipeline protests was made clear in a Facebook post he made on Feb. 12.

Feds award contract for Canadian Coast Guard radars

Published: 2020-02-12T15:33:45Z 

Feds award contract for Canadian Coast Guard radars ... its critically important work, while supporting jobs for hard-working Canadians." ... Canadianmanufacturing.com is the top source of daily industry-focused news in Canada.

Marni Soupcoff: Canadian military off-target in its strategies to recruit more women

Published: 2020-02-11T18:45:00Z 

The goal of having women fill 25 per cent of the Canadian military's ranks by ... Strategy documents obtained by the National Post through access to ...

Stephen LeDrew: Canada should enforce the law with Wet'suwet'en anti-pipeline protests

Published: 2020-02-11T17:03:45Z 

Stephen LeDrew: Canada should enforce the law with Wet'suwet'en anti-pipeline protests ... We have shed jobs and investment at an alarming speed.


Canadian Mortgage News Update

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Businesses band together for consistent climate policy

Published: 2020-02-12T13:52:30Z 

The launch of the coalition, named Canadian Business for Climate Policy, was announced this week at the Globe 2020 business conference in ...

Canadian insolvency incidence grows at near-record rate

Published: 2020-02-12T12:00:00Z 

Canadian insolvency incidence grows at near-record rate ... Last year, a total of 137,178 Canadians filed for insolvency, representing a 9.5% year-over-year upward movement. ... until something tips them over the edge – like a mortgage renewal or an unexpected expense. ... Mortgage Broker News TV.

Housing Affordability in Canada : 75% of Regions "Undervalued"

Published: 2020-02-12T06:00:00Z 

62 per cent of brokers surveyed in major Canadian cities are seeing buyers priced out of their market; however, 75 per cent of brokers agree that their ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Great-West Lifeco reports fourth quarter 2019 results; announces 6% dividend increase

Published: 2020-02-13T02:37:30Z 

TSX:GWO. This earnings news release for Great-West Lifeco Inc. should be read in conjunction with the Company's Management Discussion ...

Optiva Announces Date of Annual and Special Meeting of the Shareholders and Adoption of ...

Published: 2020-02-13T00:56:15Z 

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Optiva Inc. ("Optiva" or the "Company") (TSX:OPT), a leader in providing communications service providers (CSPs) ...

Bonterra Energy Corp. Announces Fully-Funded 2020 Budget, 2019 Reserves Information and ...

Published: 2020-02-13T00:00:00Z 

(www.bonterraenergy.com) (TSX: BNE) ("Bonterra" or the "Company") today ... Bonterra's 2020 capital budget incorporates a measured approach to ... This summarized news release should not be considered a suitable source of ...

TSX Venture Exchange Stock Maintenance Bulletins

Published: 2020-02-12T23:03:45Z 

TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing Platform Eight Capital Corp. ... refer to the Company's management information circular dated August 23, 2019 and news releases dated June 25, 2019, July 26, 2019, October 1, 2019, ...

Mullen Group Ltd. Reports 2019 Financial Results and Announces 2020 Business Plan

Published: 2020-02-12T22:41:15Z 

OKOTOKS, AB, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - (TSX:MTL) Mullen Group Ltd. ("Mullen Group", "We", "Our" and/or the "Corporation"), one of the leading ...

Manulife Files 2019 Audited Annual Financial Statements and Related MD&A

Published: 2020-02-12T21:56:15Z 

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945. TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation has filed its 2019 audited annual financial ...

Evening Update: Rail and port blockades threaten to hurt the economy, industry groups warn ...

Published: 2020-02-12T21:56:15Z 

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 55.74 points at 17,832.85. Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into? E-mail us ...

Sun Life declares dividends on Common and Preferred Shares payable in Q1 2020

Published: 2020-02-12T21:56:15Z 

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors (the "Board") of Sun Life Financial Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today ...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Published: 2020-02-12T21:33:45Z 

Companies in the news: Shopify Inc. (TSX:SHOP). Up $50.44 or 7.7 per cent to $705.90. Shopify Inc.'s stock skyrocketed to a record level after the ...

Corby Spirit and Wine Announces Quarterly Dividend, Reports Second Quarter Results and New ...

Published: 2020-02-12T17:48:45Z 

... Corby Spirit and Wine Limited ("Corby" or the "Company") (TSX: CSW. ... in subsequent news releases and its interim management's discussion and ...

Shopify shares jump after web-retail supplier reports soaring 4th-quarter sales

Published: 2020-02-12T15:23:28Z 

The Ottawa-based retail technology business saw its stock spike by almost 20 per cent to $786.07 Cdn in early trading Wednesday on the Toronto ...

Horizons ETFs Opens the Market

Published: 2020-02-12T14:37:30Z 

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Steve Hawkins, President and CEO, Horizons ETFs, joined Graham MacKenzie, Head, ETFs and Structured ...

A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund Announces Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

Published: 2020-02-12T12:56:15Z 

TRADING SYMBOL: The Toronto Stock Exchange – AW. ... disclosing certain non-IFRS financial measures provides readers of this news release with ...

TSX futures rise on higher oil prices

Published: 2020-02-12T12:45:00Z 

(Reuters) - Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, aided by a rally in crude prices as fewer new coronavirus cases stir investor ...

Cineworld owner reveals Cineplex plans as company says Q4 profits have fallen

Published: 2020-02-12T11:51:27Z 

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. won't be changing its name, but the theatre ... time the company's shares will be delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The close: Tech, energy stocks push TSX higher

Published: 2020-02-12T09:59:16Z 

Global equity markets scaled fresh highs on Wednesday after China reported the lowest number of new coronavirus cases in two weeks, boosting ...

Cannabis industry 'bump' just 'normal growing pains,' says famed litigator

Published: 2020-02-11T21:11:15Z 

Canadian litigator Marie Henein said in a BNN Bloomberg interview Tuesday ... stock plunged more than 80 per cent on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


Canadian Economy News Update

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In solving high costs of childcare, Alberta should look to Quebec

Published: 2020-02-12T22:41:15Z 

In 2018, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz sang its praises in a speech, lauding it as a tool that could boost the entire Canadian economy ...

Bombardier to make a 'positive' announcement this week: Quebec minister

Published: 2020-02-12T22:18:45Z 

MONTREAL — Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon says "positive" news for the ... is the top source of daily industry-focused news in Canada.

CEOs, Lawmakers Sound Alarm on Heightened Canadian Rail Protests

Published: 2020-02-12T21:54:55Z 

"There is a significant risk, not just to my business, but to the Canadian economy if these protests continue to shut down ports and shut down rail," ...

'Extremely troubling': Canadian industries brace for shutdowns if rail blockades continue

Published: 2020-02-12T21:17:27Z 

This is a Canadian economy problem," Ryan Greer, the senior director of transportation policy at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, said in an ...

Canada's industry groups worried as Wet'suwet'en protests block 'vital artery' of railways

Published: 2020-02-12T20:48:45Z 

"We obviously have no control over any of this," she told Global News in a ... "The rail system affects the entire Canadian economy and Canadians ...

Big Tech is zeroing in on Canada as the next frontier in the cloud wars

Published: 2020-02-12T20:03:45Z 

That news came just weeks after Suncor Energy formed a similar ... "No matter where you are in Canada's economy — whether you're in oil and gas, ...

Government of Canada supports small businesses developing innovative solutions to plastic ...

Published: 2020-02-12T19:41:15Z 

VANCOUVER, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Plastic pollution poses a threat to Canada's environment and our economy. Plastic ends up in landfills, litters ...

Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada Winners Announced

Published: 2020-02-12T18:00:00Z 

VANCOUVER, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada is helping to build the low-carbon economy. That is why we are investing in the development of new ...

Trudeau says protesters must respect rule of law, encourages 'dialogue' between parties

Published: 2020-02-12T16:18:44Z 

He spoke at a joint news conference with Senegalese President Macky Sall. ... "The rail system affects the entire Canadian economy and Canadians ...

Government of Canada helps grain farmers manage risk and build public trust

Published: 2020-02-12T16:07:30Z 

The Government of Canada knows just how important grain farmers are to Canada's economy and rural communities. That's why the Government will ...

Canada's OTTO Motors expands to Japan

Published: 2020-02-12T15:33:45Z 

Canada's OTTO Motors expands to Japan ... labor supply to do all the work needed to power the economy, and automation will need to be relied on.

Ottawa launches consultations on Indigenous ownership of Trans Mountain pipeline

Published: 2020-02-12T15:11:15Z 

"This next step will be focused on different models of economic participation such as ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb.

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Scratches Higher

Published: 2020-02-12T15:11:15Z 

There are not any top-tier economic data releases from Canada or the U.S. Canadian dollar direction will continue to be driven by oil price moves and ...

Businesses band together for consistent climate policy

Published: 2020-02-12T13:52:30Z 

The launch of the coalition, named Canadian Business for Climate Policy, was announced this week at the Globe 2020 business conference in ...

Canadian banks to take on volatility

Published: 2020-02-12T08:03:45Z 

Meanwhile, the Canadian economy is boasting a better growth outlook than other developed markets. The time may be right for investors to fortify their ...

Coronavirus outbreak prompts Canadian officials to weigh asking all travellers from China to 'self ...

Published: 2020-02-12T01:56:18Z 

Coronavirus outbreak prompts Canadian officials to weigh asking all travellers ... Canada's top health officials are debating whether to expand a new travel ... to "a lot of social disruption … as well as a huge impact on the economy.".

Canada's sustainable fossil fuel conundrum

Published: 2020-02-12T00:22:30Z 

But that just means more business and economic prosperity for oil producing ... and the beginning of a major transition to Canada's energy economy.

Trudeau urged to scramble for African business and trade opportunities

Published: 2020-02-11T22:07:30Z 

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau crosses Africa on his first major tour there, the Business Council of Canada is urging his government to do more to ...

CN says parts of network will close if blockades remain, Via cancels service

Published: 2020-02-11T19:26:37Z 

MONTREAL — Canada's rail system was under stress Tuesday as Via Rail ... "The rail system affects the entire Canadian economy and Canadians ...

Why Justin Trudeau is already a failed PM

Published: 2020-02-09T21:08:57Z 

Harper generally stayed out of Quebec's business, didn't interfere with ... The Canadian News Media Association, for example, was paid $14.4 million ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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Great-West Lifeco reports fourth quarter 2019 results; announces 6% dividend increase

Published: 2020-02-13T02:37:30Z 

This earnings news release for Great-West Lifeco Inc. should be read in ... Q4 Canada segment sales of $3.6 billion, up 5% – Canada sales in the ...

Competition Bureau investigating major agricultural suppliers over sales activity

Published: 2020-02-12T22:52:30Z 

Competition Bureau investigating major agricultural suppliers over sales activity ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb.

Norwegian Cruise Line Names Sunwing a Top Partner

Published: 2020-02-12T22:07:30Z 

Norwegian Cruise Line's National Director of Sales for Canada, Derek ... Vice President of USA and Cruises, Reg Mendes, commented on the news, ...

Sun Life Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Results

Published: 2020-02-12T21:56:15Z 

Unless otherwise noted, all amounts are in Canadian dollars. ... Canada insurance sales were $228 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, an increase ...

A&W sees sales metric slip in Q4 after strong performance last year

Published: 2020-02-12T20:15:00Z 

VANCOUVER — A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund saw same-store sales grow for the year, even as they slipped in the most recent quarter.

Support for Book Publishing in Quebec

Published: 2020-02-12T19:52:30Z 

The Government of Canada announces financial support for a book ... They employ approximately 2,500 Canadians, and their collective sales of ...

Honda marks manufacturing milestone in Canada

Published: 2020-02-12T19:07:30Z 

Honda Canada, Markham, Ont., has marked two major milestones this month. ... cumulative sales of Honda and Acura automotive brands in Canada.

Young, well-heeled immigrants drive Canadian housing boom

Published: 2020-02-12T18:22:30Z 

Young, well-heeled immigrants drive Canadian housing boom ... These measures helped slow housing markets initially, but home sales rebounded ...

Changes to Tim Hortons loyalty program met with online backlash

Published: 2020-02-12T18:11:15Z 

One of Canada's most iconic brands is suddenly facing a loyalty crisis. ... Many Tim Hortons patrons rejected the idea that sales woes have anything to ...

Corby Spirit and Wine Announces Quarterly Dividend, Reports Second Quarter Results and New ...

Published: 2020-02-12T17:48:45Z 

Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian manufacturer, ... in subsequent news releases and its interim management's discussion and ... Revenue from Corby's owned-brands predominantly consists of sales made to each ...

Agropur Increases Sales in a Challenging Market Environment

Published: 2020-02-12T17:26:15Z 

Over the past 10 years, Agropur has added a total of 14 businesses with nearly $3 billion in sales through mergers and acquisitions. In Canada, these ...

Shopify shares jump after web-retail supplier reports soaring 4th-quarter sales

Published: 2020-02-12T15:23:28Z 

... shares jump after web-retail supplier reports soaring 4th-quarter sales ... of employees," a Shopify spokesperson told The Canadian Press later.

Canadians spend more when they use cards, but most SMBs still make it hard for them to do that

Published: 2020-02-12T15:11:15Z 

But less than a third of these Canadian SMBs sell their products and services online, and only 12 per cent of sales are contributed by e-commerce.

Molson Coors reports US$163.7M Q4 profit, sales edge higher from year ago

Published: 2020-02-12T14:37:30Z 

The increase came as U.S. net sales rose 4.7 per cent compared with year ago, but fell 4.6 per cent in Canada. European net sales rose 1.1 per cent, ...

JD Power Finds Vehicle Dependability Improving

Published: 2020-02-12T12:56:15Z 

With crossovers/SUVs now accounting for more than 50% of new vehicle sales annually, it is critical that automakers achieve the same level of quality ...

Canada's housing markets largely undervalued, according to report

Published: 2020-02-12T10:52:30Z 

Vancouver, Toronto and Mississauga are currently the least affordable regions in Canada, with average sales prices of $1,195,923, $883,520 and ...

Devonian Health Group Announces R-Spinasome® Anti-aging Technology Global Sales and ...

Published: 2020-02-11T13:41:15Z 

The exclusive sales and marketing agreement includes an undisclosed ... R-Spinasome® is patent-protected in Japan, Canada, United States and ...