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Brookfield Renewable buys Urban Grid for US$650M, tripling U.S. development pipeline

Brookfield Renewable buys Urban Grid for US$650M, tripling U.S. development pipeline

TORONTO — Brookfield Renewable has purchased clean power developer Urban Grid for US$650 million, making it one of the largest renewable energy developers in the United States.
TD Bank hiring 2,000 new technology employees amid growing demand for skilled workers

TD Bank hiring 2,000 new technology employees amid growing demand for skilled workers

TORONTO — TD Bank Group says it plans to hire more than 2,000 people to fill new technology roles this year as it pushes further into areas like artificial intelligence and cloud-based operations.
N.L.'s Muskrat Falls hydroelectricity project delayed again, this time until May 31

N.L.'s Muskrat Falls hydroelectricity project delayed again, this time until May 31

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Final commissioning for the beleaguered Muskrat Falls hydroelectricity project in Newfoundland and Labrador has been delayed once again.
US new home sales jump in December as prices fall

US new home sales jump in December as prices fall

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Sales of new single family homes in December rose to their highest level in 10 months as buyers took advantage of lower prices in anticipation of higher interest rates.
Reitmans announces new online marketplace after emerging from creditor protection

Reitmans announces new online marketplace after emerging from creditor protection

MONTREAL — Fresh off the heels of creditor protection, Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. has announced plans to launch an online marketplace for women's clothing.
CFIB urges Ottawa to reverse trucker vaccine rule amid driver shortage, higher costs

CFIB urges Ottawa to reverse trucker vaccine rule amid driver shortage, higher costs

TORONTO — Canada's largest association of small and medium-sized businesses is urging the federal government to reverse its policy banning unvaccinated truck drivers from entering Canada.
Canadian National Railway Co. names Tracy Robinson as new chief executive

Canadian National Railway Co. names Tracy Robinson as new chief executive

MONTREAL — Canada's largest railway has named a longtime former rival as its new president and CEO to succeed embattled chief executive J.J. Ruest as the company looks to build on a profitable year that nonetheless saw major hurdles.
'Ontario is closed for business:' Concert, theatre organizers face new COVID hurdles

'Ontario is closed for business:' Concert, theatre organizers face new COVID hurdles

TORONTO — Advocates in Ontario's live music industry say upcoming shows big and small hang in the balance as they face provincial restrictions that are tougher on concert and live theatre venues than other entertainment spaces.
Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

Bills-Chiefs is most-watched TV program since Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — The epic football playoff game between Buffalo and Kansas City reached nearly 43 million television viewers on Sunday, the most for any event since last year's Super Bowl as the NFL struck gold with its rousing weekend.

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 (20,590.98, up 19.68 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up eight cents, or 4.9 per cent, to $170 on 11.3 million shares.