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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,464.60, down 195.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 58 cents, or 1.86 per cent, to $30.54 on 25.
US reports 1st case of omicron variant in returning traveler

US reports 1st case of omicron variant in returning traveler

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S.
North American stock markets lose momentum on variant concerns and Fed action

North American stock markets lose momentum on variant concerns and Fed action

TORONTO — North American stock markets fell back after a strong morning to start December on persistent worries about the latest COVID-19 variant and the likelihood for the Fed to speed up its stimulus tapering.
National Bank shares dip as it reports $776M Q4 profit, raises quarterly dividend 23%

National Bank shares dip as it reports $776M Q4 profit, raises quarterly dividend 23%

MONTREAL — Shares in National Bank of Canada closed down Wednesday as it reported a rise in earnings and a boost to its dividend that came in below analyst expectations. The Montreal-based bank ended down $3.43, or 3.46 per cent, at $95.
Trans Mountain pipeline restart 'only a few days away,' says company

Trans Mountain pipeline restart 'only a few days away,' says company

CALGARY — The restart of the Trans Mountain pipeline is "only a few days away," according to the company working to get the critical piece of infrastructure back up and running ever since a precautionary shutdown on Nov.
South Africa's new COVID cases double in 1 day amid omicron

South Africa's new COVID cases double in 1 day amid omicron

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's new cases of COVID-19 nearly doubled in a day, authorities reported Wednesday, signaling a dramatic surge in the country where scientists detected the omicron variant last week.
Calgary's November home sales up 47 per cent from last year: real estate board

Calgary's November home sales up 47 per cent from last year: real estate board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says home sales soared by nearly 47 per cent last month, just shy of a November record set in 2005. The board says home sales for the month amounted to 2,110, up from 1,437 during November 2020.
Survey finds 65 per cent of Canadians seriously considering job switch

Survey finds 65 per cent of Canadians seriously considering job switch

TORONTO — Roughly two-thirds of Canadians are seriously considering leaving their job because of issues such as compensation, declining job satisfaction, and overall well-being, a new survey has found.

AutoCanada buys 11 auto dealerships in Ontario from Autopoint Group

EDMONTON — AutoCanada Inc. says it has bought 11 auto dealerships from the Autopoint Group in southwestern Ontario. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Ontario pot products often out of stock because of poor forecasts: auditor's report

Ontario pot products often out of stock because of poor forecasts: auditor's report

TORONTO — Ontario’s auditor general says some cannabis products are often out of stock because the province’s pot retailer is inaccurately forecasting inventory levels.