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Canadian production company Shaftesbury forms strategic partnership with AMC Networks

Canadian production company Shaftesbury forms strategic partnership with AMC Networks

TORONTO — Canadian production company Shaftesbury of "Murdoch Mysteries" fame has formed a new strategic partnership with AMC Networks in the U.S., which it says might result in more of its shows winding up on American television.
Euro economy burdened by pandemic, seen lagging US and China

Euro economy burdened by pandemic, seen lagging US and China

FRANKFURT — The European economy shrank 0.7% in the last three months of 2020 as businesses were hit by a new round of lockdowns aimed at containing a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic.
Biden meets Republicans on virus aid, but no quick deal

Biden meets Republicans on virus aid, but no quick deal

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden told Republican senators during a two-hour meeting Monday night he's unwilling to settle on an insufficient coronavirus aid package after they pitched their slimmed down $618 billion proposal that's a fraction of the
Wall Street's GameStop bug may have mutated; silver surges

Wall Street's GameStop bug may have mutated; silver surges

NEW YORK — The erratic trading in shares of underdog companies like GameStop that turned markets combustible last week appears to have migrated to commodities, sending silver prices surging to an eight-year high.
U.S. airlines offer flights to sun destinations while Canadian planes sit idle

U.S. airlines offer flights to sun destinations while Canadian planes sit idle

MONTREAL — As Canada's airlines suspend flights to Mexico and the Caribbean, U.S.
IIROC, CSA say they will act if they see manipulative trading in social media frenzy

IIROC, CSA say they will act if they see manipulative trading in social media frenzy

TORONTO — The Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada warned Monday that they will act if they see manipulative trading as social media platforms like Reddit continue to drive stock market vola
'It's gonna be ugly:' Newfoundland and Labrador's billion-dollar elephant in the room

'It's gonna be ugly:' Newfoundland and Labrador's billion-dollar elephant in the room

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — When Saskatchewan nearly went bankrupt in the 1990s, there was a joke told repeatedly in the province, according to economist Jason Childs: "What do you get your kids for graduation? Luggage.

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 (17,692.45, up 355.43 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up 85 cents, or 4.73 per cent, to $18.81 on 12.8 million shares.
Ford Motor Co. of Canada names veteran executive Bev Goodman as CEO

Ford Motor Co. of Canada names veteran executive Bev Goodman as CEO

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. has promoted executive Bev Goodman, a 25-year veteran of the Oakville automaker, to the job of president and CEO.
North American stock market volatility continues with strong start to trading week

North American stock market volatility continues with strong start to trading week

TORONTO — Volatility continued to grip North American stock markets with gains to begin the week after days of large movements that culminated in the biggest weekly loss in three months last week. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 355.