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US job openings in February reached highest rate on record

US job openings in February reached highest rate on record

WASHINGTON — The pace of job openings reached the highest level on record in February, a harbinger of healthy hiring and a hopeful sign for those looking for work.
Toronto home sales surge 97% in March, prices up as demand outstrips new listings

Toronto home sales surge 97% in March, prices up as demand outstrips new listings

TORONTO — The competition for Toronto homes remained intense in March as prices continued their steady rise and sales almost doubled from last year, the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board reported Tuesday.
'There’s literally no limit': NFTs could soon be used for cars, real estate: Experts

'There’s literally no limit': NFTs could soon be used for cars, real estate: Experts

The first time most Canadians heard the term "non-fungible tokens" was likely after a recent blockbuster Christies auction for a piece of digital art.
Three-quarters of oil and gas sector could be displaced in move to cut emissions

Three-quarters of oil and gas sector could be displaced in move to cut emissions

TORONTO — A report by TD Bank suggests up to three-quarters of those working in the oil and gas sector could lose their jobs over the next three decades as Canada works toward its greenhouse gas emission targets.
As Liberals consider EI update, gig workers hope to qualify for social safety net

As Liberals consider EI update, gig workers hope to qualify for social safety net

Ryan G. Hinds longs for the days of walking through the halls of a theatre and seeing musicians warm up, stage managers chit-chatting and technicians sharing a piece of licorice before a show.
Biden boosted by Senate rules as GOP bucks infrastructure

Biden boosted by Senate rules as GOP bucks infrastructure

WASHINGTON — With an appeal to think big, President Joe Biden is promoting his $2.
Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

CALGARY — Fast-growing Whitecap Resources Inc. says it has struck a $300-million cash-and-shares deal to buy private rival Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd., an indirect subsidiary of Quantum Energy Partners.
U.S. support for global minimum corp. tax seen as likely benefit for Canada: experts

U.S. support for global minimum corp. tax seen as likely benefit for Canada: experts

TORONTO — Canada is likely to benefit from the U.S. government's decision to campaign for a global minimum on corporate tax rates, experts said Monday after a major speech by U.S.
S&P/TSX composite hits record high close on economic news; energy shares slide

S&P/TSX composite hits record high close on economic news; energy shares slide

TORONTO — Strong economic news from south of the border and optimism about the end of the pandemic drove Canada's main stock index to a record close in post-Easter trading on Monday, despite lower oil prices.

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 (19,026.79, up 36.47 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up $1.01, or 1.22 per cent, to $83.47 on 13.3 million shares.
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