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US industrial production warms with the weather, rising 1.4%

US industrial production warms with the weather, rising 1.4%

WASHINGTON — American industry rebounded last month as the United States recovered from an unusually frigid February. Industrial production — including output at factories, mines and utilities — rose 1.4% in March, reversing a 2.
Report: Dubai 'jetman' didn't deploy chute in fatal crash

Report: Dubai 'jetman' didn't deploy chute in fatal crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One of Dubai's famed “jetman” pilots killed in a crash in November failed to deploy the emergency parachute attached to the winged engines strapped to his back, an investigative report released Thursday found.
Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election interference, a senior administration official said Wednesday nig
Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

NEW YORK — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars early Wednesday. He was 82.

Shaw Communications reports higher second-quarter revenue and earnings

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. is reporting higher revenue and earnings for its latest fiscal quarter as its $26-billion deal to be sold to Rogers Communications Inc. continues to face federal and regulator scrutiny.
S&P/TSX composite slips despite energy sector jump; U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite slips despite energy sector jump; U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Energy sector strength amid rising oil prices proved insufficient to overcome broader market weakness and Canada's main stock index closed lower on Wednesday. The S&P/TSX composite index fell 32.04 points to 19,171.66.

Aphria shareholders vote in favour of merger, Tilray shareholders to vote Friday

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Aphria Inc. shareholders have voted in favour of the cannabis company's plan to merge with Tilray Inc. Leamington, Ont.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,171.66, down 32.04 points) Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Financials. Up 16 cents or 0.14 per cent, to $117.34 on 7.4 million shares.
Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite 'comply-or-explain' rule: study

Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite 'comply-or-explain' rule: study

Women remain underrepresented in boardrooms of Canadian companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange despite the introduction of disclosure requirements intended to boost their numbers, a study by an Ottawa think tank has found.
Fed survey: Economy rebounding, helped by stimulus, vaccines

Fed survey: Economy rebounding, helped by stimulus, vaccines

A Federal Reserve survey has found that the economy was rebounding in late February through early April, helped by billions of dollars in a new round of stimulus payments and the stepped-up rollout of coronavirus vaccines.