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Sudden price surge linked to social media posts helps boost Canadian mining stocks

Sudden price surge linked to social media posts helps boost Canadian mining stocks

CALGARY — Shares in some Canadian silver mining companies posted double-digit increases on Monday as the price of the shiny white metal surged to eight-year highs with some crediting promotional discussions on social media sites like Reddit.
Air Canada, Rogers and Suncor part of consortium piloting rapid COVID-19 testing

Air Canada, Rogers and Suncor part of consortium piloting rapid COVID-19 testing

TORONTO — Canadian space technology and robotics giant MDA will begin offering its workers rapid COVID-19 testing at its Brampton, Ont.
Bell Media cuts radio jobs, including on-air broadcast roles, in streamlining push

Bell Media cuts radio jobs, including on-air broadcast roles, in streamlining push

TORONTO — Bell Media says it has cut staff, including on-air broadcast roles, as part of a streamlining process. Bell spokesman Marc Choma says there have been a limited number of staff reductions, but did not specify how many jobs had been cut.
Harnessing the Bay of Fundy: New platform has turbines like a boat's outboard motor

Harnessing the Bay of Fundy: New platform has turbines like a boat's outboard motor

METEGHAN, N.S. — A large floating platform with six underwater turbines was launched Monday near the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, marking the latest high-tech bid to generate electricity by harnessing the bay's powerful tides.
Virtual conferences turn to tech to recreate sights, sounds and tastes of past events

Virtual conferences turn to tech to recreate sights, sounds and tastes of past events

TORONTO — At Toronto's Enercare Centre, winter brings conference season and its halls fill with the scent of cheese, pastries and desserts ahead of the annual Restaurants Canada Show.
Dorel Industries shares rise after Cerberus raises takeover offer to $16 per share

Dorel Industries shares rise after Cerberus raises takeover offer to $16 per share

OTTAWA — Shares of Dorel Industries Inc. rose Monday after the group looking to take Montreal-based company private raised its takeover offer by 10 per cent in an attempt to win the support of investors who have been critical of the bid.
Masks, social distancing and speed: Snowmobiles enjoy boom

Masks, social distancing and speed: Snowmobiles enjoy boom

PORTLAND, Maine — The thrill of hurtling along a remote trail, coupled with Americans’ ongoing desire to get outside during the pandemic, is creating the biggest boom in more than two decades for the snowmobiling industry.

Epstein joins company that advises on sports investments

DALLAS — Major League Baseball consultant Theo Epstein was hired Monday by a financial firm that advises on investments in sports teams.
Former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins joins Intact board

Former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins joins Intact board

OTTAWA — Intact Financial Corp. says former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins has joined its board of directors.
Military stages coup in Myanmar, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

Military stages coup in Myanmar, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Myanmar’s military staged a coup Monday and detained senior politicians including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi — a sharp reversal of the significant, if uneven, progress toward democracy the Southeast Asian nation has made fol