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Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures

Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures

CALGARY — Farmers are calling for emergency disaster relief as drought ravages crops and pastures across the Prairie provinces and beyond.
TD fixes problem that hampered customers accessing online and mobile banking services

TD fixes problem that hampered customers accessing online and mobile banking services

TORONTO — The Toronto-Dominion Bank says it has resolved a problem that temporarily prevented customers from accessing its U.S. online and mobile banking services.

Movie producer charged with operating prostitution service

NEW YORK (AP) — A California movie producer was arrested Thursday on a New York indictment accusing him of using a movie production company to operate an international prostitution business.
Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

CALGARY — Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has upped its hostile takeover bid for Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd. The company is now offering $20 in cash or 0.

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 (20,183.72, up 36.48 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down eight cents, or 0.16 per cent, to $49.41 on 8.6 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite edges higher, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite edges higher, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged higher Thursday on gains from consumer staples and metals as investors made defensive moves ahead of a possible pullback.
CAE Inc. investing $1 billion into research and development alongside government

CAE Inc. investing $1 billion into research and development alongside government

A Canadian aviation company says it is investing $1 billion into innovation as part of a partnership with the Canadian and Quebec governments to position it as a global leader in its field. Montreal-based CAE Inc.
'Complete transformation' of idled N.S. mill panned by critics

'Complete transformation' of idled N.S. mill panned by critics

HALIFAX — The company behind a beleaguered mill in northern Nova Scotia is proposing a "complete transformation" of its operations in an effort to reopen the idled kraft pulp plant, a plan that was quickly rebuked by local leaders and environmental a
Ontario won't make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for any industry, Ford says

Ontario won't make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for any industry, Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario won't make immunization against COVID-19 mandatory for any industry, Premier Doug Ford said Thursday as businesses preparing to reopen indoor services grappled with whether to ask staff and patrons if they'd been vaccinated.
Alimentation Couche-Tard shares up after analyst upgrades following investor day

Alimentation Couche-Tard shares up after analyst upgrades following investor day

Investor interest in Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is on the rise as its share price rose to a record high Thursday, following upgrades by several analysts after the convenience store retailer's investor day presentation.