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Cogeco Communications Q1 profit flat despite revenue boost from U.S., Cdn operations

Cogeco Communications Q1 profit flat despite revenue boost from U.S., Cdn operations

MONTREAL — Cogeco Communications Inc. says its net earnings were flat in its latest quarter despite higher revenues following a U.S. acquisition. The Montreal-based company says profits attributable to shareholders were $106.8 million or $2.
Microsoft opens harassment investigation sought by investors

Microsoft opens harassment investigation sought by investors

SEATTLE — Microsoft said Thursday it is opening an inquiry into how it responds to workplace sexual harassment and gender discrimination, including its handling of allegations about co-founder Bill Gates.
Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

Ottawa to go ahead with trucker vaccine mandate after stating it would scrap it

MONTREAL — The federal government says the vaccine mandate for truckers crossing into Canada from the United States will come into effect this Saturday as planned, despite a previous statement from the Canada Border Services Agency that said Canadian

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 (21,292.96, down 102.04 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up 30 cents, or 0.3 per cent, to $101.73 on 11.
S&P/TSX composite falls on slump in technology, commodity sectors

S&P/TSX composite falls on slump in technology, commodity sectors

TORONTO — North American stock markets moved lower as the technology sector was hurt by comments from the dovish Federal Reserve's vice chair nominee that interest rates have to increase soon to fight inflation.
Twitter, Meta among tech giants subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Twitter, Meta among tech giants subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months after requesting documents from more than a dozen social platforms, the House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas targeting Twitter , Meta , Reddit and YouTube after lawmakers said the compan

Navient settles predatory student loan claims for $1.85B

BOSTON (AP) — Navient, a major student loan collecting company, agreed to cancel $1.7 billion in debt owed by more than 66,000 borrowers across the U.S. and pay over $140 million in other penalties to settle allegations of abusive lending practices.

Food industry requests emergency access to temporary foreign workers amid labour woes

CALGARY — Canadian food processors hard-hit by labour shortages are asking the federal government for emergency access to more temporary foreign workers.
New year financial review should include will, estate planning: Experts

New year financial review should include will, estate planning: Experts

OTTAWA — Many Canadians put aside time early in the new year for a review of their finances and experts say a look at your will should be a part of the process in order to insure your estate plans are up to date.
Cannabis companies facing 'crossroads' selling off stores, farms and warehouses

Cannabis companies facing 'crossroads' selling off stores, farms and warehouses

TORONTO — Cannabis companies are listing cultivation facilities, pot shops and warehouses for sale as the industry tries to streamline production and better align its capabilities with demand.