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A man works in the broadcast centre at the TMX Group Ltd. in Toronto, on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

TSX slips on weaker commodity prices while loonie rises on strong jobs report

TSX slips on weaker commodity prices while loonie rises on strong jobs report

 

The TMX Group logo, home of the TSX, is shown in Toronto on June 28, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim

Tech sector pushes TSX and U.S. stock markets higher on flattening of bond yields

Tech sector pushes TSX and U.S. stock markets higher on flattening of bond yields

 

Financial numbers flow on the digital ticker tape at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Record run by S&P/TSX composite continues amid small gains offset by commodities

Record run by S&P/TSX composite continues amid small gains offset by commodities

 

Patricia Daoust, owner of Bistro La dent Sucree sugar shack, prepares takeout orders in what is normally the facility’s dining room, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in St. Eustache, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Online platform helps keep Quebec’s sugar shack tradition alive during pandemic

Easter weekend was by far the most successful period since initiative launched

Patricia Daoust, owner of Bistro La dent Sucree sugar shack, prepares takeout orders in what is normally the facility’s dining room, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in St. Eustache, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

S&P/TSX composite continues record run in historically strong month of April

S&P/TSX composite continues record run in historically strong month of April

A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A man watches the financial numbers at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

S&P/TSX slips but ends March higher for fourth-straight quarterly gain

S&P/TSX slips but ends March higher for fourth-straight quarterly gain

A man watches the financial numbers at the TMX Group in Toronto's financial district on May 9, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
A red light on Bay Street in Canada's financial district is shown in Toronto on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

S&P/TSX composite loses ground as materials sector hit by lower gold prices

S&P/TSX composite loses ground as materials sector hit by lower gold prices

A red light on Bay Street in Canada's financial district is shown in Toronto on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown in on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

TSX moves lower to start shortened trading week on broad-based decline

TSX moves lower to start shortened trading week on broad-based decline

A street sign along Bay Street in Toronto's financial district is shown in on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A currency trader passes by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won, center, at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Ahn Young-joon

Shopify replaced by RBC as most valuable company on weakened tech sector

Shopify replaced by RBC as most valuable company on weakened tech sector

A currency trader passes by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won, center, at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Ahn Young-joon
A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday, March 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vincent Yu

S&P/TSX composite gives up early gains to fall on repositioning away from tech

S&P/TSX composite gives up early gains to fall on repositioning away from tech

A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday, March 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vincent Yu
WIND Mobile chairman Anthony Lacavera speaks during a press conference in Toronto Friday, December 11, 2009. The founder of Wind Mobile says Rogers, Bell and Telus will never face real competition unless Canada makes big changes to telecommunications industry rules. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Wind Mobile founder says Rogers-Shaw deal threatens hope of any real competition

Deal faces stiff opposition from consumer groups, academics and customers

WIND Mobile chairman Anthony Lacavera speaks during a press conference in Toronto Friday, December 11, 2009. The founder of Wind Mobile says Rogers, Bell and Telus will never face real competition unless Canada makes big changes to telecommunications industry rules. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Toronto MP John McKay speaks during a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The veteran Liberal backbencher is taking a federal Liberal minister to task for failing to give real teeth to a new watchdog who is supposed to investigate human rights abuses by Canadian companies operating abroad. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberal MP confronts minister over new watchdog to oversee Canadian companies abroad

Toronto MP John McKay has for decades campaigned for watchdog

Toronto MP John McKay speaks during a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The veteran Liberal backbencher is taking a federal Liberal minister to task for failing to give real teeth to a new watchdog who is supposed to investigate human rights abuses by Canadian companies operating abroad. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
People carry take-out food in Toronto’s Chinatown, on Saturday, March 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Hardest hit businesses call for extension of federal wage, rent subsidies

Coalition of Hardest Hit Businesses calls for subsidies to continue

People carry take-out food in Toronto’s Chinatown, on Saturday, March 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
People wearing protective masks stand in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, March 22, 2021, in Tokyo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Eugene Hoshiko

S&P/TSX composite down as CP Rail lower after announcing large U.S. acquisition

S&P/TSX composite down as CP Rail lower after announcing large U.S. acquisition

People wearing protective masks stand in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, March 22, 2021, in Tokyo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Eugene Hoshiko
In 2020, Victory Church put a smile on people’s faces with its online contest The Hunt For The Easter Bunny. (Photo contributed)

Easter activities happening in Red Deer

Easter bunny to make appearances

In 2020, Victory Church put a smile on people’s faces with its online contest The Hunt For The Easter Bunny. (Photo contributed)
People walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Thursday, March 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Vincent Yu

S&P/TSX composite falls from record highs on rising bond yields after Fed comments

S&P/TSX composite falls from record highs on rising bond yields after Fed comments

People walk past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Thursday, March 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Vincent Yu
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United States President Joe Biden smile as they say farewell following a virtual joint statement in Ottawa, Tuesday, February 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border, experts say

Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border, experts say

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United States President Joe Biden smile as they say farewell following a virtual joint statement in Ottawa, Tuesday, February 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vincent Yu

TSX hits 19,000 points for first time on supportive outlook from U.S. Federal Reserve

TSX hits 19,000 points for first time on supportive outlook from U.S. Federal Reserve

A man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Vincent Yu
A currency trader walks near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man

Blockbuster Rogers-Shaw deal helps lift TSX to new record, U.S. stock markets up

Blockbuster Rogers-Shaw deal helps lift TSX to new record, U.S. stock markets up

A currency trader walks near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man
Falling Canadian dollar coins or loonies are pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

TSX sets record, loonie soars to three-year high on strong jobs report

TSX sets record, loonie soars to three-year high on strong jobs report

Falling Canadian dollar coins or loonies are pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, May 29, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward