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Rogers, Shaw, Competition Bureau agree to mediation process on $26 billion deal

Rogers, Shaw, Competition Bureau agree to mediation process on $26 billion deal

OTTAWA — Rogers Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc. and the Competition Bureau have agreed to participate in a mediation process next month regarding the companies' $26-billion merger.
Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the number of job vacancies at the beginning of April hit just over one million, up more than 40 per cent compared with a year earlier, as the tight labour market helps push up wages and fuels inflation concerns.
Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

In the two years documentary filmmakers shadowed former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the most jarring moment for them was in the kitchen of her Tucson, Arizona, home. As cameras were rolling, she and her husband, Sen.
From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

Roots Corp. has been doing collaborations since before they were cool. Just ask Karl Kowalewski, head of the Canadian brand’s leather factory since the company was founded nearly 50 years ago.
Bausch Health names hedge fund manager John Paulson as chairperson

Bausch Health names hedge fund manager John Paulson as chairperson

LAVAL, Que. — Bausch Health Companies Inc. says hedge fund manager John Paulson has been named chairperson of its board of directors, replacing Joseph Papa. Paulson is president and portfolio manager of Paulson & Co. Inc.
Ukrainian army to leave battered city to avoid encirclement

Ukrainian army to leave battered city to avoid encirclement

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — After weeks of ferocious fighting , Ukrainian forces will retreat from a besieged city in the country's east to avoid encirclement, a regional governor said Friday.
EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia's war

EU leaders tackle inflation, energy shocks from Russia's war

BRUSSELS (AP) — A day after endorsing Ukraine's candidacy to join the European Union, the bloc's leaders turned their attention Friday to the severe economic turbulence looming over the coming months as the full impact of Russia’s war sinks in and th
Asian shares gain, tracking Wall Street advance

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall Street advance

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were higher in Asia on Friday, tracking gains on Wall Street, where the market is headed for its first weekly gain after three weeks of punishing losses. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index added 0.9% to 26,411.
Settlement of class action lawsuit increases BlackBerry Q1 net loss to US$181 million

Settlement of class action lawsuit increases BlackBerry Q1 net loss to US$181 million

WATERLOO, ONTARIO. — BlackBerry Ltd. says its net loss tripled in the first quarter to US$181 million primarily due to the settlement of a 2013 shareholder class action lawsuit over its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. The Waterloo, Ont.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,717.12, down 286.92 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $2.88, or 6.3 per cent, to $42.73 on 15.5 million shares.