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Force behind renaming and relocation of Encana set to retire in August

Force behind renaming and relocation of Encana set to retire in August

DENVER — The head of the energy company formerly called Encana is retiring this summer. Ovintiv Inc. says chief executive Doug Suttles will retire Aug. 1 after eight years in the position.

Senate passes bill to boost US tech industry, counter rivals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S.

Former president Trump returns as a diminished TV draw

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump reached less than a million measurable television viewers over the weekend in his return to the public stage at a North Carolina political event. Newsmax averaged just under 700,000 viewers between 8 p.m.
Representative for 17,000 Sears Canada retirees says insolvency laws are unjust

Representative for 17,000 Sears Canada retirees says insolvency laws are unjust

TORONTO — CHANGES ARE IN BOLD A court-appointed representative for Sears Canada retirees said Tuesday that Canada's bankruptcy laws should be changed to avoid future financial hardship for members of other underfunded pension plans.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,065.92, up 30.62 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up nine cents, or 0.47 per cent, to $19.10 on 15.2 million shares.
TSX posts more records on broad gains as crude surpasses US$70 a barrel

TSX posts more records on broad gains as crude surpasses US$70 a barrel

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index had another record day on broad gains as crude oil futures settled above US$70 a barrel for the first time since the October 2018. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 30.62 points to a record close of 20,065.
The little airline that could: Cape Breton air charter service launches in pandemic

The little airline that could: Cape Breton air charter service launches in pandemic

HALIFAX — When billionaires in private jets began touching down in rural Nova Scotia to play a round of golf on Cape Breton’s world-class links, David Morgan saw an opportunity.
BDC, Black Innovation Capital launch venture fund for Black entrepreneurs in Canada

BDC, Black Innovation Capital launch venture fund for Black entrepreneurs in Canada

TORONTO — The Business Development Bank of Canada and Black Innovation Capital are launching a $10-million venture capital fund meant to help Black-owned businesses.
Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Vinyl record sales surged during the pandemic as music lovers fattened their collections, and audio cassettes began a comeback as well, keeping business spinning at record stores.
Consumer debt driven by new mortgages, but credit card debt at six-year low

Consumer debt driven by new mortgages, but credit card debt at six-year low

Equifax says the debt profile of Canadians has changed throughout the pandemic, with mortgages accounting for a larger portion of people's debt. The company said Tuesday consumer debt stood at $2.08 trillion for the first quarter of 2021, up 0.