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CRTC sides with Videotron in dispute with Bell over access to poles, other structures

CRTC sides with Videotron in dispute with Bell over access to poles, other structures

OTTAWA — The CRTC ruled Friday that Bell Canada has violated sections of the Telecommunications Act by failing to provide timely access to towers, poles and other support structures required by Quebecor's Videotron Ltd.
S&P/TSX composite rises to another record close, loonie and metals prices strengthen

S&P/TSX composite rises to another record close, loonie and metals prices strengthen

TORONTO — Overflowing investor optimism that the pandemic's gloom will soon lift pushed Canada's main stock index and two of three indexes in the United States to record closes on Friday. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 29.40 points at 19,351.
No bubble tea this spring? Canada faces boba shortage amid shipping delays

No bubble tea this spring? Canada faces boba shortage amid shipping delays

Canada is experiencing a shortage of tapioca pearls, or boba, used in bubble tea as shipping delays continue to affect the global supply chain.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,351.32, up 29.40 points.) Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX:INE). Utilities. Up 47 cents, or 2.05 per cent, to $23.40 on 14.
'I wish I could get the vaccine tomorrow': Grocery workers struggle with anxiety

'I wish I could get the vaccine tomorrow': Grocery workers struggle with anxiety

Grocery store workers are struggling with heightened stress and anxiety as they remain on the front lines of a surge in COVID-19 infections in Canada’s hot spot areas, industry watchers say.
Jimmy Kimmel, YouTube's Mark Rober to host autism benefit

Jimmy Kimmel, YouTube's Mark Rober to host autism benefit

LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Kimmel and YouTube personality and engineer Mark Rober will host an online fundraiser to benefit those with autism.
'Peaky Blinders' actor Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

'Peaky Blinders' actor Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

British actor Helen McCrory, who starred in the television show “Peaky Blinders” and the “Harry Potter” movies, has died, her husband said Friday. She was 52 and had been suffering from cancer.
Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

OTTAWA — The Liberals will look to thread an economic needle with Monday's budget, while dealing with a minority Parliament where the document's defeat would topple the government.
Issa Rae gives new creatives a hand, talks ending ‘Insecure’

Issa Rae gives new creatives a hand, talks ending ‘Insecure’

NEW YORK — Issa Rae remembers what life was like when she was starting out in Hollywood: no money, and just hoping for a chance to be discovered. “It was about ‘I just want the exposure.
Small businesses move to lock in rental deals amid low vacancy rates

Small businesses move to lock in rental deals amid low vacancy rates

When Sohel Imani went looking for a second location for his bike shop in Toronto’s West End, he knew he’d be able to leverage the city’s current commercial rental market.