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Gig workers group opposes Uber's new pitch to provinces, say it lacks fair pay

Gig workers group opposes Uber's new pitch to provinces, say it lacks fair pay

TORONTO — Uber Technologies Inc.

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 (18,690.00, up 90.81 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 31 cents, or 1.16 per cent, to $27.13 on 11.
Manufacturer Linamar announces community vaccine clinic in quarterly report

Manufacturer Linamar announces community vaccine clinic in quarterly report

Linamar Corp. is setting up a community clinic this week that could deliver up to 2,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day, as the auto parts maker prioritizes vaccines in its recovery from the pandemic. The Guelph, Ont.
Facebook moves to dismiss federal, state antitrust suits

Facebook moves to dismiss federal, state antitrust suits

Facebook has asked a court to dismiss state and federal antitrust lawsuits that accuse it of abusing its market power in social networking to crush smaller competitors.

Tourmaline Oil reports Q4 earnings of $629 million and 12 per cent production rise

CALGARY — Tourmaline Oil Corp. is reporting higher fourth-quarter earnings and production along with a 14 per cent increase in its dividend following a year in which it completed four corporate acquisitions.
S&P/TSX composite sets new highs on easing of inflation concerns and energy gains

S&P/TSX composite sets new highs on easing of inflation concerns and energy gains

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index continued its record run on dissipating inflation fears and further signs of a bigger economic reopening. The S&P/TSX composite index increased 90.81 points to a record close of 18,690.
Insurers applaud high-profile court ruling on life insurance investments

Insurers applaud high-profile court ruling on life insurance investments

TORONTO — A group representing the life insurance industry says a decision by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal will support consumer protection rules that separate banking from insurance.
Empire Company looks to set itself apart through pay bonuses, supplier relations

Empire Company looks to set itself apart through pay bonuses, supplier relations

One of Canada's biggest supermarket chains is positioning itself as Canada's "fair but tough" grocery retailer, reinstating pay bonuses for front-line workers and refusing to unilaterally impose fee increases on suppliers.
Music? Yes. Dancing? No, as New Orleans eases virus rules

Music? Yes. Dancing? No, as New Orleans eases virus rules

NEW ORLEANS — Live indoor music can resume in New Orleans beginning this weekend, city officials announced Wednesday, but dancing will remain prohibited, while venues, performers and audiences will be under strict requirements to employ measures to c
Six per cent of firms have board chairwoman; CSA mulls role in corporate diversity

Six per cent of firms have board chairwoman; CSA mulls role in corporate diversity

TORONTO — A report from the Canadian Securities Administrators says that women now sit in two out of 10 corporate board seats — but just six per cent are chairwomen of public Canadian companies surveyed.