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Biden boosted by Senate rules as GOP bucks infrastructure

Biden boosted by Senate rules as GOP bucks infrastructure

WASHINGTON — With an appeal to think big, President Joe Biden is promoting his $2.
Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

CALGARY — Fast-growing Whitecap Resources Inc. says it has struck a $300-million cash-and-shares deal to buy private rival Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd., an indirect subsidiary of Quantum Energy Partners.
U.S. support for global minimum corp. tax seen as likely benefit for Canada: experts

U.S. support for global minimum corp. tax seen as likely benefit for Canada: experts

TORONTO — Canada is likely to benefit from the U.S. government's decision to campaign for a global minimum on corporate tax rates, experts said Monday after a major speech by U.S.
S&P/TSX composite hits record high close on economic news; energy shares slide

S&P/TSX composite hits record high close on economic news; energy shares slide

TORONTO — Strong economic news from south of the border and optimism about the end of the pandemic drove Canada's main stock index to a record close in post-Easter trading on Monday, despite lower oil prices.

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 (19,026.79, up 36.47 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up $1.01, or 1.22 per cent, to $83.47 on 13.3 million shares.
Transat AT shares plunge in first trading after Air Canada pulls plug on takeover

Transat AT shares plunge in first trading after Air Canada pulls plug on takeover

TORONTO — Transat AT shares plunged as much as 22.6 per cent in the first day of trading after Air Canada pulled the plug on its takeover of the Montreal-based tour operator over Europe's unwillingness to approve the deal.
CN, CP Rail move record Canadian grain in March and Q1 despite winter weather

CN, CP Rail move record Canadian grain in March and Q1 despite winter weather

MONTREAL — Canada's two biggest railways moved record amounts of western Canadian grain in March and the first quarter despite challenging weather conditions. Canadian National Railway said it moved 2.
Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers

Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers

WASHINGTON — When executives from Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines spoke out against Georgia's new voting law as unduly restrictive last week, it seemed to signal a new activism springing from corporate America.
UK to ease lockdown next week, will test vaccine passports

UK to ease lockdown next week, will test vaccine passports

LONDON — Britain’s slow but steady march out of a three-month lockdown remains on track even as coronavirus cases surge elsewhere in Europe, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday, as he confirmed that businesses from barbers to bookstores wil
Bigger grant for petrochemical complex should boost Inter Pipeline bid, analyst says

Bigger grant for petrochemical complex should boost Inter Pipeline bid, analyst says

CALGARY — An Alberta government grant that more than doubles its previous commitment for a petrochemical plant being built by Inter Pipeline Ltd.