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Laurentian Bank reports $53.1M second-quarter profit, beats expectations

Laurentian Bank reports $53.1M second-quarter profit, beats expectations

MONTREAL — Laurentian Bank Financial Group beat expectations as it reported a second-quarter profit of $53.1 million, up from a profit of $8.9 million a year ago. The Montreal-based bank said Wednesday the profit amounted to $1.
Quebec Maple Syrup Producers have average season this year after record 2020

Quebec Maple Syrup Producers have average season this year after record 2020

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Quebec Maple Syrup Producers and the Conseil de l'industrie de l'érable say maple syrup production in Quebec fell this year after a record 2020.
Leibovitz photo fronts memoir by business leader Indra Nooyi

Leibovitz photo fronts memoir by business leader Indra Nooyi

NEW YORK (AP) — After decades of photographing rock stars, movie stars and heads of state, Annie Leibovitz has added a business leader to her portfolio: Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi.
Clippers plan augmented reality 'Kids Cast' of playoff game

Clippers plan augmented reality 'Kids Cast' of playoff game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The LA Clippers game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday not only carries big stakes in respect to the Western Conference playoff series. It will also set a milestone when it comes to alternate sports broadcasts.
Alberta rolls out second-dose COVID-19 vaccine plan, bookings begin immediately

Alberta rolls out second-dose COVID-19 vaccine plan, bookings begin immediately

EDMONTON — Alberta is expanding its rollout of second-dose COVID-19 vaccines, allowing everyone over age 12 who has had a first shot to book a booster before the end of the month.
Indigo trims Q4 net loss as revenues climb with more than doubling of online sales

Indigo trims Q4 net loss as revenues climb with more than doubling of online sales

TORONTO — Indigo Books & Music Inc. trimmed its net loss in the fourth quarter as a more than doubling of online sales offset the impact of extensive store closures due to government-mandated lockdowns.

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 (19,976.01, up 245.02 points.) Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Up 63 cents, or 6.24 per cent, to $10.72 on 16.6 million shares.

TSX expected to move higher despite hitting 20,000, but risks of correction remain

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index still has room to move higher this year even after hitting 20,000 points for the first time Tuesday, although the winding down of stimulus measures could put a damper on that growth, experts say.
Seller's market persists amid strong demand for homes: Calgary Real Estate Board

Seller's market persists amid strong demand for homes: Calgary Real Estate Board

The Calgary Real Estate Board says sellers are looking to cash in on an active housing market, as prices continue to close in on their previous peak in 2014.
S&P/TSX composite briefly cracks 20,000-point mark for first time on energy gains

S&P/TSX composite briefly cracks 20,000-point mark for first time on energy gains

TORONTO — The S&P/TSX composite index briefly cracked the 20,000-point level for the first time on a surge in the key energy sector after OPEC gave an optimistic outlook for global demand.