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The Latest: Biden vows to get all Americans home from Kabul

The Latest: Biden vows to get all Americans home from Kabul

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is pledging to evacuate any American currently in Afghanistan who wants to come home. Biden made the promise on Friday as he provided an update on the tense situation in Afghanistan.
Canadian banks to require employees working in its offices to be fully vaccinated

Canadian banks to require employees working in its offices to be fully vaccinated

TORONTO — Canadian companies in federally regulated industries are starting to announce mandatory vaccination policies, in a bid to protect staff and abide by a recent government request.
Navy vet convicted in gruesome killing of 4 in North Dakota

Navy vet convicted in gruesome killing of 4 in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A jury found a chiropractor and Navy veteran guilty Friday in the gruesome killings of four people at a North Dakota property management firm two years ago.

North American stock markets up in late-morning trading, loonie down

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up in late-morning trading in a broad-based rally on the Toronto Stock Exchange, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 78.48 points at 20,293.84.
Statistics Canada says retail sales gained 4.2% in June as restrictions eased

Statistics Canada says retail sales gained 4.2% in June as restrictions eased

OTTAWA — Retail sales rose 4.2 per cent to $56.2 billion in June as public health restrictions were eased in many parts of the country, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Upcoming season will be Arizona Coyotes' last in Glendale

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The upcoming season will be the Arizona Coyotes' final one at Gila River Arena. The city of Glendale announced Thursday that it will not renew its agreement with the franchise beyond the 2021-22 season.
Boy Scouts get conditional approval of $850M bankruptcy deal

Boy Scouts get conditional approval of $850M bankruptcy deal

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Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,215.36, down 86.75 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 45 cents, or 0.93 per cent, to $47.87 on 11.3 million shares.
Majority of small and medium sized businesses support vaccine mandates, survey finds

Majority of small and medium sized businesses support vaccine mandates, survey finds

When the fourth wave of COVID-19 started to intensify, Toronto-based tech company Staffy decided it was time to implement a vaccination mandate.
S&P/TSX composite declines for sixth straight session on commodities selloff

S&P/TSX composite declines for sixth straight session on commodities selloff

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index declined Thursday for a sixth straight session, driven by a commodities sell-off affecting oil and mining companies.