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Australia to build guided missiles to boost defence capacity

Australia to build guided missiles to boost defence capacity

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Australia announced Wednesday it would begin building its own guided missiles in close collaboration with the U.S. as it seeks to boost its defence capabilities.
Change COVID-19 messaging for young people as cases rise in B.C.: retail council

Change COVID-19 messaging for young people as cases rise in B.C.: retail council

VANCOUVER — Criticism of young people by British Columbia's premier could be replaced by better ways of educating them about the risks of COVID-19, a retail group says. Greg Wilson, a director for the B.C.
Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake statement on name change

Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake statement on name change

DETROIT — Volkswagen of America issued false statements this week saying it would change its brand name to “Voltswagen,” to stress its commitment to electric vehicles, only to reverse course Tuesday and admit that the supposed name change was a joke.
Owner of Billy Bishop airport looking for private sector investor, operator

Owner of Billy Bishop airport looking for private sector investor, operator

TORONTO — The owner of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is looking for a private sector investor to operate the downtown island airport as the industry continues to struggle from the impact of COVID-19.
BlackBerry reports US$315-million loss in fourth quarter, revenue down from year ago

BlackBerry reports US$315-million loss in fourth quarter, revenue down from year ago

WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry Ltd. shares fell in after-hours trading after the cybersecurity technology and automotive software company reported a US$315-million loss and disappointing revenue for its fourth-quarter.
Lululemon Q4 revenues surge by 24% to reach $1.7 billion on strong sales

Lululemon Q4 revenues surge by 24% to reach $1.7 billion on strong sales

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. says its e-commerce business continued to accelerate as the retailer capped its fiscal year with revenue soaring 24 per cent in its most recent quarter.

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 (18,705.56, down 13.66 points.) Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Financials. Up 18 cents, or 0.23 per cent, to $79.
S&P/TSX composite loses ground as materials sector hit by lower gold prices

S&P/TSX composite loses ground as materials sector hit by lower gold prices

TORONTO — A drop in gold prices moved the key metals and mining sector lower and stood in the way of a positive day for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday. "There's clearly some significant pressure on the gold names.

2 members of Salt Lake City's 'Real Housewives' arrested

SALT LAKE CITY — Two members of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” reality television show were arrested Tuesday on federal fraud charges alleging that they used a business to cheat hundreds of people nationwide over a 10-year period in a telema
Virgin Galactic rolls out latest generation of spaceship

Virgin Galactic rolls out latest generation of spaceship

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Virgin Galactic rolled out its newest spaceship Tuesday as the company looks to resume test flights in the coming months at its headquarters in the New Mexico desert.