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Travel industry braces for busy winter season as Canadian travellers ready for sun

Travel industry braces for busy winter season as Canadian travellers ready for sun

Travel agents predict a busy season ahead, saying Canadians are ready to visit top sun destinations after two winters of COVID-19 restrictions kept many at home.
S&P/TSX composite index closes up, U.S. markets also higher after choppy day

S&P/TSX composite index closes up, U.S. markets also higher after choppy day

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed up Monday on fairly broad-based gains while U.S. stock markets closed higher after choppy trading ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve rate decision. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 176.
Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom and the world bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds in the streets of London and at Windsor Castle — to honor a mon
US stocks rise ahead of expected interest rate hike by Fed

US stocks rise ahead of expected interest rate hike by Fed

NEW YORK — Stocks closed higher on Wall Street after swaying between small gains and losses much of the day as investors brace for another big interest rate increase this week from the Federal Reserve. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% on Monday.
Link rejects revised offer from Dye & Durham after U.K. regulator's decision

Link rejects revised offer from Dye & Durham after U.K. regulator's decision

TORONTO — Australia's Link Administration Holdings Ltd. is rejecting proposed changes Dye & Durham Ltd. has made to its takeover offer. Toronto-based Dye & Durham lowered its bid from an original $4.81 (Australian) per Link share to $3.
Kinross Gold to ramp up share buyback program after talks with activist investor

Kinross Gold to ramp up share buyback program after talks with activist investor

TORONTO — Kinross Gold Corp. has announced an enhanced share buyback program following what the company calls "constructive discussions" with activist investor Elliott Investment Management LP.
Bill Clinton: 'The world's on fire,' but teamwork can help

Bill Clinton: 'The world's on fire,' but teamwork can help

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is calling on governments, businesses, philanthropies and other prominent institutions to draw together and help a world that is “on fire" as he reconvenes the Clinton Global Initiative, the meeting of in
Bidens among thousands paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

Bidens among thousands paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) — U.S.
Canadian banks look to newcomers as key source of client growth

Canadian banks look to newcomers as key source of client growth

TORONTO — Canada is banking on newcomers to help keep the economy humming along, while banks themselves are eying the hundreds of thousands of people coming to the country every year as a key source of client growth.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Inflation Statistics Canada will release its August reading for inflation on Tuesday. The year-over-year inflation rate slowed to 7.