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Finning profits increase 27 per cent amid robust industry demand

Finning profits increase 27 per cent amid robust industry demand

VANCOUVER — Finning International Inc. says it earned $271 million in the second quarter of 2022, a 27 per cent increase from the previous year's quarter.
Calgary home sales fall 3% in July as interest rates rise: real estate board

Calgary home sales fall 3% in July as interest rates rise: real estate board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says last month's home sales slipped by three per cent year-over-year as the market continued to experience a slowdown. The region's sales for the month totalled 2,254, down from 2,314 last July.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,505.33, down 187.59 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 88 cents, or 1.53 per cent, to $56.63 on 19.7 million shares.
Air Canada on upward trajectory but losses continue amid high demand

Air Canada on upward trajectory but losses continue amid high demand

MONTREAL — With bookings riding high, Air Canada aims to further ramp up flight volumes after posting a big revenue boost last quarter that nonetheless failed to fully staunch net losses in the hundreds of millions caused by a "very challenging" three months
North American markets close in the red after up-and-down day of trading

North American markets close in the red after up-and-down day of trading

Canada's main stock index fell slightly on the Tuesday after the August long weekend, while U.S. markets also closed in the red after an up-and-down day of trading.
Nova Scotia legislature votes down pay raise for politicians

Nova Scotia legislature votes down pay raise for politicians

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s legislature wrapped up a short summer session on Tuesday with the passage of a bill rescinding a recommended 12.6 per cent pay raise for its members.
Unifor members at Via Rail ratify new collective agreement on wages, benefits

Unifor members at Via Rail ratify new collective agreement on wages, benefits

TORONTO — Members of Unifor Local 100 and National Council 4000 have voted to accept a new three-year deal with Via Rail that will see workers get better wages and greater benefits.
Fewer people buying pot from unlicensed shops last year than in 2018: B.C. study

Fewer people buying pot from unlicensed shops last year than in 2018: B.C. study

VANCOUVER — A new study shows the number of consumers who turned to unlicensed stores to purchase cannabis has dropped by almost 40 per cent between 2018 and 2021.
How students can strategize when applying for scholarship applications

How students can strategize when applying for scholarship applications

Twenty-three-year-old Aidan D’Souza has been a student mentor in Toronto for the past four years while completing his studies part-time.
TD Bank Group to acquire U.S. investment firm Cowen Inc. for US$1.3 billion

TD Bank Group to acquire U.S. investment firm Cowen Inc. for US$1.3 billion

TORONTO — TD Bank Group is accelerating its international investment banking growth with a deal to buy New York-based Cowen Inc. for US$1.3 billion in cash.