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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 (20,173.352, up 8.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.10 or 4.12 per cent, to 25.62 on 7.8 million shares.
NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's going to be a surge in viewership interest in the Tokyo Olympics, NBC Universal is still waiting.
AP EXCLUSIVE: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

AP EXCLUSIVE: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step against climate change , President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years, according to industry and government officials briefed on the plan.
S&P/TSX composite inches up, U.S. markets down on mixed day for markets

S&P/TSX composite inches up, U.S. markets down on mixed day for markets

TORONTO — Tuesday’s mixed performance in North American markets was part of what one analyst says is a more reserved investing environment after concerns around new COVID-19 variants caused a big sell off last week.
Tech profits soared as the COVID-19 pandemic began to fade

Tech profits soared as the COVID-19 pandemic began to fade

Three tech companies that have amassed unparalleled influence while reshaping the way we live released strong earnings results in a flurry late Tuesday. Although Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet Inc.

Alaska cruise passenger tests positive for COVID-19

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fully vaccinated passenger on an Alaska cruise tested positive for COVID-19 and received “private air transportation” home, according to Celebrity Cruises.

BHP reaches deal to buy Ring of Fire explorer Noront Resources for $325 million

BHP has reached a deal to buy Noront Resources Ltd. for $325-million. BHP Lonsdale Investments Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of the Australian mining giant, says it will pay $0.55 per share for Norant.
Man convicted of killing woman who mistook his car for Uber

Man convicted of killing woman who mistook his car for Uber

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man was convicted Tuesday of the 2019 abduction and murder of a 21-year-old college student who mistook his car for her Uber ride.
Cannabis pre-roll sales soar as Canadians share joints less during pandemic

Cannabis pre-roll sales soar as Canadians share joints less during pandemic

TORONTO — Canadian cannabis users are doing a lot less puff, puff, pass during the COVID-19 pandemic, as people try to minimize their distance and contact with one another.
Canadian border workers vote in favour of striking as soon as Aug. 6, union says

Canadian border workers vote in favour of striking as soon as Aug. 6, union says

Canadians could be facing mail disruptions and slowdowns at the border with the United States next month after members of a union representing about 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency employees voted in favour of striking, jeopardizing the federal