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Met Opera stagehands to return to work after lockout

NEW YORK (AP) — Stagehands at the Metropolitan Opera planned to return to work Wednesday after recommending their union ratify a new labor contract negotiated following a lockout that started last year.

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 (20,300.03, up 18.57 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 39 cents, or 0.45 per cent, to $87.25 on 25.
TSX sets record despite crude prices dropping after hitting six-year high

TSX sets record despite crude prices dropping after hitting six-year high

TORONTO — After being underwater for most of the day, Canada's main stock index recovered to set a new record close after crude oil prices briefly hit their highest levels in more than six years. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 18.
Racism harms workplace relationships in Canada, CEOs expected to take action: Survey

Racism harms workplace relationships in Canada, CEOs expected to take action: Survey

TORONTO — Racism is harming workplace dynamics in Canada, with nearly 80 per cent of Black Canadians saying racism has damaged their relationship with their employer, according to new research released Tuesday.
Feds to begin talks on high frequency rail with Indigenous groups, private sector

Feds to begin talks on high frequency rail with Indigenous groups, private sector

QUEBEC — The federal government said it’s taking the first steps in building a long-awaited high frequency rail line along the Toronto to Quebec City corridor.
Montreal, Quebec City home prices rose in June while sales fell: QPAREB

Montreal, Quebec City home prices rose in June while sales fell: QPAREB

MONTREAL — The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers says Montreal and Quebec City home prices soared and sales fell in June, as the province began to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pentagon cancels disputed JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft

Pentagon cancels disputed JEDI cloud contract with Microsoft

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday it canceled a disputed cloud-computing contract with Microsoft that could eventually have been worth $10 billion.
Toronto's financial district, PATH brace for longer recovery as businesses reopen

Toronto's financial district, PATH brace for longer recovery as businesses reopen

TORONTO — For the last 34 years, Alex Zilberberg's mornings have begun with a lineup of customers so strong that his The Bagel Stop locations do 70 per cent of their daily business before 10 a.m.
'Carpocalypse' comes to Canada as vehicle shortage hits car rental industry

'Carpocalypse' comes to Canada as vehicle shortage hits car rental industry

When James Charles-Roberts booked a vehicle back in May, he and his family were looking forward to a two-week holiday in Southern California.

Young people without substantial holdings still benefit from estate planning

TORONTO — Mary Luna never considered any kind of estate planning until her parents were hospitalized within a few months of each other five years ago.