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Secure Energy shares soar on $478-million friendly Tervita takeover

CALGARY — Shares in Secure Energy Services Inc. were trading higher after it announced an all-stock deal to buy oilfield waste disposal rival Tervita Corp., the latest in a string of consolidation transactions in the oilpatch. Secure is offering 1.
Herschel Supply Co. names former Arc'teryx president Jon Hoerauf chief executive

Herschel Supply Co. names former Arc'teryx president Jon Hoerauf chief executive

VANCOUVER — Herschel Supply Co. is ushering in a new chief executive, freeing up the founders of the backpack brand to focus on product innovation and business expansion.
Canada to benefit from U.S. rebound, says OECD

Canada to benefit from U.S. rebound, says OECD

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says Canada could benefit from a faster economic rebound in the United States this year.

Laurentian Bank CEO says diversity targets part of financial package for bank leaders

TORONTO — Laurentian Bank of Canada chief executive Rania Llewellyn says that early in her career, she was told by a manager that he was looking for a man to fill a job she was vying for. "I remember, there was a vacant job. I was ready to go for it.

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 (18,457.78, up 76.82 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up four cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $27.86 on 20.2 million shares.
Proof of pre-existing illness not required for COVID-19 shot, health minister says

Proof of pre-existing illness not required for COVID-19 shot, health minister says

TORONTO — Ontarians won't be asked to provide proof of their pre-existing health conditions to access a COVID-19 vaccine during the second phase of the province's immunization effort, the health minister said on Monday.
Royal Bank replaces Shopify as most valuable company as TSX hits intraday high

Royal Bank replaces Shopify as most valuable company as TSX hits intraday high

TORONTO — The Royal Bank of Canada has replaced Shopify Inc. as the country's most valuable company as the technology sector faded Monday despite a run-up of the S&P/TSX composite index. Canada's main stock index closed up 76.82 points to 18,457.
Public sector union challenges 7-Eleven’s plan to serve booze in stores

Public sector union challenges 7-Eleven’s plan to serve booze in stores

TORONTO — A union that represents many of Ontario’s liquor store workers said it objects to 7-Eleven's recent liquor sales licence applications in Ontario, part of the retailer's plan to serve alcohol in some of its stores.

More sports books launching online casinos in the U.S.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Companies that are well-known for conducting online sports betting are branching out into the online casino business. The latest such deal was announced Monday when FanDuel and Boyd Gaming Corp.
Businesses and provincial officials hopeful for reopening of Atlantic bubble

Businesses and provincial officials hopeful for reopening of Atlantic bubble

FREDERICTON — The CEO of the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce says the sooner the Atlantic bubble can be restored, the better.