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Statistics Canada to release January inflation figure today

Statistics Canada to release January inflation figure today

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is set to release its inflation figures for the month of January today.
Passengers begin leaving after ship's virus quarantine ends

Passengers begin leaving after ship's virus quarantine ends

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Hundreds of passengers began leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much-criticized, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of a new virus among passengers and crew.
Cineworld's Cineplex takeover deal secures Ontario court approval

Cineworld's Cineplex takeover deal secures Ontario court approval

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says the takeover deal it signed with Cineworld PLC has received approval from the Ontario Superior Court. The approval brings U.K.
CN Rail laying off about 450 workers after shutting down Eastern Canada network

CN Rail laying off about 450 workers after shutting down Eastern Canada network

MONTREAL — CN Rail is laying off about 450 workers in its operations in Eastern Canada after cancelling more than 400 trains in the past week over a rail blockade protesting an LNG pipeline in British Columbia.
CRTC's MVNO proposal would weaken regional wireless networks, says Competition Bureau

CRTC's MVNO proposal would weaken regional wireless networks, says Competition Bureau

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Bombardier stocks drop as investors flinch at sale of train division to Alstom

Bombardier stocks drop as investors flinch at sale of train division to Alstom

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc.'s shares dropped almost 10 per cent Tuesday, one day after announcing the sale of its rail business to French train giant Alstom SA.
Ottawa changing stress test rate for insured mortgages starting April 6

Ottawa changing stress test rate for insured mortgages starting April 6

OTTAWA — The federal government is changing the stress test rate for insured mortgages starting April 6 that experts say should make it marginally easier for some buyers to purchase their first home, or owners refinancing their existing mortgages.
Coastal GasLink pipeline investor committed to closing deal despite protests

Coastal GasLink pipeline investor committed to closing deal despite protests

CALGARY — An investment firm buying a stake in the Coastal GasLink pipeline says it remains "committed" to the deal despite protester blockades that have shut down railway lines in parts of Canada and threaten to inflict damage to the Canadian econom
Higher gold prices prevent Toronto stock market from slipping into red

Higher gold prices prevent Toronto stock market from slipping into red

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index avoided slipping into the red Tuesday as the price of gold hit a seven-year high. The precious metal moved above US$1,600 an ounce for the first time since March 2013.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,858.34, up 9.98 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 16 cents, or 9.7 per cent, to $1.49 on 40.3 million shares.