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Grammy Award ratings drop 51 per cent to record low

Grammy Award ratings drop 51 per cent to record low

NEW YORK — Grammy producers avoided the Zoom awkwardness of other pandemic-era awards shows and gave music-starved fans performances by the industry's biggest stars. And viewers still stayed away. CBS' Grammys telecast reached 9.

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 (18,874.01, down 80.74 points.) Canadian Natural Resources (TSX:CNQ). Down $1.72, or 4.25 per cent, to $38.71 on 25.4 million shares.
Rogers-Shaw deal raises questions on pricing power, political will

Rogers-Shaw deal raises questions on pricing power, political will

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed deal to buy Shaw Communications Inc. is raising questions about how far regulators and elected politicians will go to encourage competitive pricing in the Canadian telecom industry.
TSX snaps positive streak despite hitting all-time high ahead of policy cues from Fed

TSX snaps positive streak despite hitting all-time high ahead of policy cues from Fed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index snapped a seven-day winning streak despite hitting an all-time high as investors await policy cues Wednesday from the Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 80.74 points to 18,874.
Albertans will be able to say no to coal during consultations, energy minister says

Albertans will be able to say no to coal during consultations, energy minister says

Alberta's energy minister says people in the province will be able to say "no" to coal during upcoming consultations on coal mining in the Rocky Mountains.
Unifor renews call for aviation sector aid on anniversary of travel restrictions

Unifor renews call for aviation sector aid on anniversary of travel restrictions

On the one-year anniversary of increased restrictions on non-essential travel to Canada, union leaders renewed their call for government aid for the country's struggling aviation sector.
New Brunswick government tables $10.7-billion budget shaped by COVID-19 pandemic

New Brunswick government tables $10.7-billion budget shaped by COVID-19 pandemic

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative government tabled a $10.7-billion budget Tuesday that is heavily influenced by the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Laid-off airline workers mull post-COVID job options as industry languishes

Laid-off airline workers mull post-COVID job options as industry languishes

MONTREAL — After being laid off from her job as a flight attendant for Air Transat in April, Jennifer Yurchuk, who has 29 years of experience on the job, found work as a courier for FedEx while living off of her savings until her airline calls her ba
Utah campaign against porn marches on with phone filter plan

Utah campaign against porn marches on with phone filter plan

SALT LAKE CITY — Conservative lawmakers in Utah have fired another salvo in their longtime campaign against online porn with a new requirement that all cellphones and tablets sold in the state automatically block pornography in a plan that critics ca
Grocery giant Empire buys majority stake in specialty grocer Longo's for $357M

Grocery giant Empire buys majority stake in specialty grocer Longo's for $357M

Empire Company Ltd. has agreed to buy a majority stake in supermarket chain Longo's and its Grocery Gateway e-commerce business in a deal that further consolidates Canada's grocery retail landscape.