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Ontario pledges billions in pandemic recovery spending, faces years of deep deficits

Ontario pledges billions in pandemic recovery spending, faces years of deep deficits

TORONTO — Ontario has laid out a $186-billion spending plan the government says will fight COVID-19, help small businesses and support families.

Ontario Securities Commission CEO Vingoe has term extended by the province

TORONTO — The Ontario Ministry of Finance is extending the term of Ontario Securities Commission chair and chief executive Grant Vingoe, who began the role on April 15, 2020.

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 (18,628.29, down 41.51 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Up $1.56, or 2.73 per cent, to $58.72 on 12.9 million shares.
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

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gave up early gains to fall for a third day this week as investors repositioned from the technology sector towards energy, financials and industrials.
Third round of pandemic payouts coming for Ontario parents, budget says

Third round of pandemic payouts coming for Ontario parents, budget says

Ontario families with children can expect to receive a new round of payments from the government aimed at relieving pressures related to the pandemic.
Port of Halifax monitoring Suez Canal situation after ship grounding blocks traffic

Port of Halifax monitoring Suez Canal situation after ship grounding blocks traffic

MONTREAL — The Port of Halifax said it is monitoring the situation after a skyscraper-sized container ship ran aground in Egypt's Suez Canal, potentially disrupting shipments from Asia to Montreal and Halifax.
Toronto Star appoints former National Post leader Anne Marie Owens as editor

Toronto Star appoints former National Post leader Anne Marie Owens as editor

CALGARY — The owner of the Toronto Star newspaper is bringing in new newsroom leadership with the appointment as editor of Anne Marie Owens, a former editor-in-chief of the National Post.
Oilpatch workforce faces more cuts this year before rebound in 2022-23, says PetroLMI

Oilpatch workforce faces more cuts this year before rebound in 2022-23, says PetroLMI

CALGARY — Canada's oil and gas workforce is expected to shrink by almost 7,300 jobs this year thanks to layoffs linked to corporate mergers and cost cutting, according to an energy industry labour data firm, before staging a modest rebound over the f
Highlights from the Ontario budget unveiled Wednesday

Highlights from the Ontario budget unveiled Wednesday

Ontario's Progressive Conservative government tabled its second pandemic-era budget Wednesday. Here are the highlights: ___ BILLIONS IN SPENDING, LONG PATH TO BALANCE The budget contains $186.1 billion in spending, with $6.
Canada Goose's CEO on luxury brand's soaring growth amid pandemic challenges

Canada Goose's CEO on luxury brand's soaring growth amid pandemic challenges

The head of Canada Goose Holdings Inc. is addressing head-on allegations of labour unrest at some of the company’s Canadian factories while the luxury parka maker moves into new markets, expands its product offerings and doubles down on quality.