NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has fired three employees who violated company policy by coming to work unvaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
HONOLULU (AP) — A San Francisco investment banker recently sold his Maui mansion to a retired hedge fund CEO and a Hollywood actress for $45 million.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will require all of its roughly 2.2 million health care workers and long term care workers to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 30 as the nation's most populous state is losing ground in the battle against new infections of a more dangerous coronavirus variant.
Canada's Competition Bureau is seeking records and information from four of Canada's telecom service providers as part of its review of a proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. by Rogers Communications Inc.
CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources reported higher earnings and raised its capital budget after a positive quarterly earnings report Thursday.
VAUGHAN, Ont. - Recipe Unlimited Corp. maintained a profit in its second quarter while completing acquisitions as part of an ongoing retooling of its brands.
TORONTO - North American markets rose on Thursday, as Canada's main stock index benefited from higher crude oil prices and continued strong earnings reports for the second quarter of 2021.
TORONTO - Shares of Thomson Reuters Corp. rose to a record high after the company raised its full-year outlook and reported a big growth in net income in the second quarter due to an increase in the value of its London Stock Exchange Group investment.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois dispensaries sold a record $127.8 million in recreational marijuana in July, with a big boost coming from out-of-state fans who converged on Chicago for the Lollapalazoo music festival.
Apple is planning to scan U.S. iPhones for images of child abuse, drawing applause from child protection groups but raising concern among some security researchers that the system could be misused by governments looking to surveil their citizens.
Toronto-based Score Media and Gaming Inc. is being acquired by U.S.-based Penn National Gaming Inc. in a US$2-billion cash and stock deal.
TORONTO - Financial literary expert Laurie Campbell experienced first-hand the embarrassment that many parents fear after she told her young son how much money she made.
MONTREAL - Gildan Activewear Inc. swung to a US$146.4-million profit in the second quarter as revenues surged 225 per cent despite supply chain challenges.
The rush of companies adopting new software during the COVID-19 pandemic sparked a wave of business for technology firms, but Lightspeed Commerce Inc.'s Dax Dasilva isn't worried about rivals.
TORONTO - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust is seeing tenants steadily signing leases now that Canadian businesses are reopening following COVID-19 lockdowns, but office rental activity is rebounding at a slower rate.
TORONTO - Sun Life Financial Inc. says its net income increased 73 per cent to $900 million in its latest quarter on market-related improvements particularly from higher interest rates
TORONTO - BCE Inc. reported a surge in second quarter profit Thursday and as it added new customers and saw improved results in segments affected by COVID-19.
MONTREAL - Saputo Inc. is reporting lower profits in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 despite a 2.9 per cent increase in revenues as it continued to feel the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TORONTO - Manulife Financial Corp. beat expectations as its net profit surged in the second quarter to $2.6 billion on continued growth in Asia and strong contributions from wealth and asset management.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Maple Leaf Foods. Inc. says it expects its meat protein business margins and plant-based foods revenue growth to make a full recovery in the second half of 2021 as it reported a plunge in its second quarter net profit.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000 more evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding briskly from the coronavirus recession.
The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board says housing demand in July dropped compared to the previous year, but still remains above average for the season in 2021.
TORONTO - A government working group on so-called open banking recommends that a regulated system for sharing personal financial data with third parties like robo-advisors and budgeting apps be put in place by 2023.
About 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency workers are preparing to begin job action across the country on Friday and say travellers should expect long lineups and lengthy delays at border crossings and airports.
MUGLA, Turkey (AP) — A coal-fueled power plant in southwest Turkey and nearby residential areas were being evacuated Wednesday evening as flames from a wildfire reached the plant, a mayor and local reporters said as sirens from the plant could be heard blaring.
TORONTO - Most North American stocks dropped Wednesday on what was a volatile day for bond yields, with Canada's main stock index dipping alongside lower oil prices.
SUDBURY, Ont. - The first strike at Vale Canada in more than a decade is drawing to a close after unionized workers at the Sudbury, Ont., mine ratified a collective agreement.
MADRID (AP) — Some of the summer hires on the Mediterranean party island of Ibiza are different this year: they include private detectives posing as tourists who tip off police about illegal parties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MONTREAL - The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers says Montreal home sales and new listings dropped by about 30 per cent each last month, compared with July 2020.
VANCOUVER - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales, listings and prices cooled somewhat in July after a frenzied start to 2021, but still climbed from last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department announced Wednesday it will raise $126 billion to finance the government in a series of auctions next week by employing emergency measures to keep from broaching the newly imposed debt limit.
WINNIPEG - Great-West Lifeco Inc. says its net profit decreased 9.2 per cent in its latest quarter compared with a year earlier when it benefited from a bounce back from COVID-19 pandemic related shocks in the prior quarter.
HONG KONG (AP) — China’s biggest gaming company, Tencent Holdings, said Tuesday it will limit gaming time for minors and ban children under age 12 from making in-game purchases after a state media article called games “spiritual opium."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until October 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic.
TORONTO - H&R Real Estate Investment Trust says it is selling two of its properties, including the Bow tower in Calgary as it tries to limit its office exposure in the city.
TORONTO - North American markets moved up on the first day of August trading in Canada, even as concerns mount around rising COVID-19 case counts in the U.S.
TORONTO - Canada's two largest railways say they are unlikely to repeat the record grain shipments they posted in 2020 due to unfavourable weather conditions over the summer.
The umbrella organization for Canada’s securities regulators says it plans to merge the regulatory bodies that oversee investment dealers and mutual fund dealers into one new organization, a move praised by both watchdog groups and industry players.
Social media management business Hootsuite has acquired artificial intelligence chatbot company Heyday for $60 million.
MENLO PARK, Calif. - Facebook Inc. says it will give US$159,500 in grants to seven Canadian news publishers to help them expand their operations.