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GE, AerCap join air leasing businesses in $30 billion deal

GE, AerCap join air leasing businesses in $30 billion deal

General Electric is combining its aircraft leasing business with Ireland’s AerCap Holdings in a deal valued at more than $30 billion, a big step in what has become a six year odyssey to reshape the one-time sprawling, global conglomerate.
Consumer prices up 0.4% last month but core prices moderate

Consumer prices up 0.4% last month but core prices moderate

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices increased 0.4% in February, the biggest gain in six months, led by a sharp jump in gasoline prices. But core inflation, excluding food and energy, posted a much smaller 0.
Seniors, income support recipients to get low-cost Rogers service in 3 provinces

Seniors, income support recipients to get low-cost Rogers service in 3 provinces

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. says it is expanding eligibility for its low-cost internet service to include more seniors and those receiving income support or disability support in Ontario, Newfoundland and New Brunswick.

Facial recognition company sued by California activists

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Canopy Growth laying off 75 staff in North America, mostly in Smith Falls, Ont.

Canopy Growth laying off 75 staff in North America, mostly in Smith Falls, Ont.

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says it is laying off 75 staff in North America following a global strategic review. A spokesman for the cannabis firm based in Smiths Falls, Ont.
World viewership of royals' interview nearly 50 million

World viewership of royals' interview nearly 50 million

NEW YORK — Worldwide viewership of Oprah Winfrey's interview with British royals Prince Harry and Meghan is up to nearly 50 million people — and counting — as CBS quickly scheduled a Friday night rerun for anyone who missed it the first time.
Inter-city bus network and regional airports in B.C. get $27M funding boost

Inter-city bus network and regional airports in B.C. get $27M funding boost

VICTORIA, Brazil — Regional airports and a bus system serving rural and remote communities in British Columbia are getting nearly $27 million in funding from the province.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,599.19, up 141.41 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 23 cents, or 0.83 per cent, to $27.63 on 31.4 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite hits record highs on technology rebound on bond yield dip

S&P/TSX composite hits record highs on technology rebound on bond yield dip

TORONTO — A dip in bond yields prompted a strong rebound in the technology sector and drove Canada's main stock index to record highs.
Nova Scotia legislature opens for spring sitting with speech from the throne

Nova Scotia legislature opens for spring sitting with speech from the throne

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia legislature began its first full sitting since the onset of the pandemic with a throne speech Tuesday that pledged a COVID-19 recovery review to ensure government programs meet public needs.