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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 (19,542.95, up 125.92 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Unchanged at $24.91 on 15.9 million shares. Enbridge Inc.
TSX again reaches record highs in broad-based rally led by technology sector

TSX again reaches record highs in broad-based rally led by technology sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index again set record highs as employment gains on both sides of the border confirmed the continuing economic recovery. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 125.92 points to a record close of 19,542.
CP Rail urges KCS to reconsider support for CN but refuses to increase takeover offer

CP Rail urges KCS to reconsider support for CN but refuses to increase takeover offer

TORONTO — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has told Kansas City Southern that it won't raise its takeover bid and urged the U.S. railway to reject rival CN Rail's US$33.6-billion offer that it claims won't be approved by the U.S. regulator.
Hexo eyeing private label strategy as it charts U.S. expansion

Hexo eyeing private label strategy as it charts U.S. expansion

Hexo Corp. is mulling a private label strategy as part of its U.S. expansion. The chief executive of the Ottawa-based cannabis company said Thursday that he's considering approaching multi-state operators in the U.S.
Unifor says striking chocolate bar factory workers reach deal with Nestlé

Unifor says striking chocolate bar factory workers reach deal with Nestlé

TORONTO — The union representing more than 470 striking workers at a Nestlé Canada chocolate bar factory says it has reached a three-year tentative agreement with the company. Unifor Local 252 workers have been on strike since May 1.
Record investment year puts CPPIB close to half-trillion dollar asset goal

Record investment year puts CPPIB close to half-trillion dollar asset goal

TORONTO — A record return over the first full year of the pandemic has put the manager of Canada's largest retirement fund years ahead of schedule to meet a long-term goal of having half a trillion dollars in assets by 2028.
Small businesses that adapted will emerge from pandemic stronger: Lightspeed CEO

Small businesses that adapted will emerge from pandemic stronger: Lightspeed CEO

The COVID-19 pandemic has helped small- and medium-sized businesses better position themselves in their fight against e-commerce giants like Amazon.com Inc., the chief executive of Lightspeed POS Inc. says.
Plastic coalition challenges Canadian government's designation of plastic as toxic

Plastic coalition challenges Canadian government's designation of plastic as toxic

A group of plastic industry leaders is launching a court challenge of the Canadian government’s designation of plastic goods as toxic and saying the government should focus on recycling efforts as a solution.
US jobless claims fall again as some states end federal aid

US jobless claims fall again as some states end federal aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
Experts say big city rental markets turned corner in May, prices to go up

Experts say big city rental markets turned corner in May, prices to go up

When Meleah Bennett started looking for a place to live in Toronto last autumn, she was hoping to act before rental rates picked up post-pandemic.