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Women-led startups fear falling behind amid tech downturn

Women-led startups fear falling behind amid tech downturn

TORONTO — Members of Canada's tech community say they are worried the sector's recent downturn will weigh even heavier on women founders, who have long trailed their male counterparts when fundraising.
Group forms to build small modular nuclear reactor in Ontario

Group forms to build small modular nuclear reactor in Ontario

CLARINGTON, Ont. — Ontario Power Generation, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and Aecon Group Inc. are joining forces to build a small modular nuclear reactor in Ontario.
TotalEnergies EP Canada ups stake in Fort Hills oilsands project

TotalEnergies EP Canada ups stake in Fort Hills oilsands project

CALGARY — TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd. says it is increasing its ownership in the Fort Hills oilsands project by acquiring part of Teck Resources Ltd.'s stake in the mine. Teck announced last year that it would sell its 21.
Latest Canfor restructuring affects nearly 500 mill workers in northern B.C.

Latest Canfor restructuring affects nearly 500 mill workers in northern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corporation says as many as 157 employees face layoffs in one northern British Columbia town, but the company says it's too early to estimate job losses in a second community as the forest products firm restructures its B.C.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,700.50, up 100.90 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.74, or 3.92 per cent, to $46.09 on 13.9 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite closes up along with U.S. markets after economic report

S&P/TSX composite closes up along with U.S. markets after economic report

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index made a turnaround from early losses to end up Thursday along with U.S. markets as data showed continued resilience in the U.S. economy.
As the BoC takes a pause from interest rate hikes, all eyes are on the labour market

As the BoC takes a pause from interest rate hikes, all eyes are on the labour market

OTTAWA — After a series of historic interest rate hikes, economists are left wondering whether job losses are next. High interest rates cause businesses and consumers to pull back on spending.
Rent prices grew at record pace in 2022 as Canada saw lowest vacancy rate in decades

Rent prices grew at record pace in 2022 as Canada saw lowest vacancy rate in decades

TORONTO — Rent prices in Canada grew at a record pace last year as the country saw the lowest vacancy rate since 2001, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said.
US economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter

US economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.9% annual pace from October through December, ending 2022 with momentum despite the pressure of high interest rates and widespread fears of a looming recession.
Wall Street rises to hit best level in nearly eight weeks

Wall Street rises to hit best level in nearly eight weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Thursday to send Wall Street to its highest level in nearly eight weeks following reports suggesting the economy and corporate profits may be doing better than feared. The S&P 500 rose 1.