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Alimentation Couche-Tard boosts dividend even as profits slip in latest quarter

Alimentation Couche-Tard boosts dividend even as profits slip in latest quarter

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is boosting its quarterly dividend by nearly 26 per cent even as its net earnings decreased in its latest quarter despite higher revenues.

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 (21,453.77, up 33 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 91 cents, or 2.84 per cent, to $33 on 24 million shares.
Laurentian Bank cutting office space in half as part of strategic review

Laurentian Bank cutting office space in half as part of strategic review

MONTREAL — Laurentian Bank of Canada is cutting in half its office space in downtown Montreal, Toronto and Burlington, Ont., as part of its strategic plan that it will unveil in a couple of weeks.
S&P/TSX composite rebounds from four-day skid as energy climbs on higher crude prices

S&P/TSX composite rebounds from four-day skid as energy climbs on higher crude prices

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index snapped a four-day skid as financials rose on higher bond yields and increasing crude oil prices lifted the energy sector. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 33 points to 21,453.77.
Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

Alta. oilpatch recruiting in Maritimes again as drilling set to rise in 2022

CALGARY — After seven years of layoffs and hard times, employers in Alberta's oilpatch are once again flush with cash and out to lure workers from the Maritimes and other parts of Eastern Canada.
Younger consumers checking credit scores more often, but myths abound

Younger consumers checking credit scores more often, but myths abound

TORONTO — Younger Canadians are checking their credit reports more often than their older counterparts, but still have many misconceptions as to how they work, according to a recent survey.
Telus says Rogers takeover of Shaw would harm competition, urges CRTC to reject

Telus says Rogers takeover of Shaw would harm competition, urges CRTC to reject

A Telus Corp. executive told a CRTC hearing Tuesday that Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed takeover of Shaw Communications Inc. is dangerous for the same reason that Rogers is pursuing it — scale.
Bank of Canada deputy says households may be more impacted by rise in interest rates

Bank of Canada deputy says households may be more impacted by rise in interest rates

OTTAWA — A senior official at the Bank of Canada says the number of highly indebted households appears to be back on the rise as pandemic aid from governments winds down.
Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis

Jury holds pharmacies responsible for role in opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three retail pharmacy chains recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury said Tuesday in a verdict that could set the tone for U.S.
Interfor covers full North American production area with $490-million deal for Eacom

Interfor covers full North American production area with $490-million deal for Eacom

Interfor Corp. will become the only lumber company with operations in all four producing regions of North America with its purchase of Eacom Timber Corp. for $490 million. The Burnaby, B.C.
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