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Expect debt collections activity to pick up as economy reopens: experts

Expect debt collections activity to pick up as economy reopens: experts

Credit experts say Canadian consumers who are in debt should prepare for collections agencies to ramp up their activity as the economy reopens.
Canopy Growth launches first CBD drinks in U.S. as legalization talk intensifies

Canopy Growth launches first CBD drinks in U.S. as legalization talk intensifies

Canopy Growth Corp. will deepen its U.S. presence by launching four sparkling cannabidiol waters there before possible federal legalization. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year.
George Weston reports fourth-quarter profit down on one-time charges

George Weston reports fourth-quarter profit down on one-time charges

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. reported its fourth-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as it was hit by one-time charges.
EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

TOKYO — Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail and escape to Lebanon in December 2019 have been extradited to Japan. Michael Taylor and his son Peter had been held in a suburban Boston jail since May.
Directive based on 'buttergate' claims could cost dairy farmers, experts say

Directive based on 'buttergate' claims could cost dairy farmers, experts say

A new directive issued in response to "buttergate" could make it hard for dairy farmers to keep up with demand for the staple ingredient, according to experts, who suspect that the controversy may be rooted less in fact than media frenzy.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,299.62, up 239.36 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 32 cents, or 1.27 per cent, to $25.59 on 22.6 million shares.
Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm

Texas power company seeks bankruptcy protection after storm

The largest and oldest power co-operative in Texas is filing for bankruptcy protection, citing last month’s winter storm that left millions without power, and it is unlikely to be the last utility to seek shelter in the courts.
Saskatchewan's finance minister hints province won't eliminate deficit by 2024

Saskatchewan's finance minister hints province won't eliminate deficit by 2024

REGINA — Saskatchewan's finance minister says a slower recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic means it's going to be tough to eliminate the province's deficit by 2024 and the government is likely to pick a new goal.
Rally drives TSX to biggest gain in a month on relief from easing of bond yields

Rally drives TSX to biggest gain in a month on relief from easing of bond yields

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted its best performance in a month on relief from a stabilization of bond yields and further signs of a global economic recovery. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 239.36 points to 18,299.62.