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Metropolitan Montreal home sales fell in February for the first time in six years

Metropolitan Montreal home sales fell in February for the first time in six years

MONTREAL — Residential sales in metropolitan Montreal fell in February for the first time in six years as transactions plunged outside Quebec's largest city.
Biden's pick for SEC flags trading app gimmicks for scrutiny

Biden's pick for SEC flags trading app gimmicks for scrutiny

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission told Congress on Tuesday that the agency should address how to protect investors who use online stock-trading platforms with flashy tech gimmicks that entice the
CRA says 'rare' error in some tax slips lists repaid CERB as taxable income

CRA says 'rare' error in some tax slips lists repaid CERB as taxable income

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools last spring, crosswalk guard and recent graduate Danny Thomson was encouraged by the Ottawa Safety Council to apply for the new COVID-19 emergency benefits.

Good Earth Cafes unveils strategy to move in when Starbucks closes Canadian shops

CALGARY — The founder and CEO of Good Earth Cafes Ltd. says the Calgary-based chain could potentially double its 45 locations across Canada through a program to take over coffee shops being closed down by international chains such as Starbucks.

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 (18,421.60, up 121.98 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 52 cents, or 2.03 per cent, to $26.11 on 26.6 million shares.
North American stock markets quieter after strong start to March as all eyes on bonds

North American stock markets quieter after strong start to March as all eyes on bonds

TORONTO — North American stock markets were quieter Tuesday after experiencing strong gains to start March.
Romy Bowers named new head of CMHC, will succeed Evan Siddall in April

Romy Bowers named new head of CMHC, will succeed Evan Siddall in April

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has chosen Romy Bowers to succeed Evan Siddall as its chief executive next month.
Pandemic Golden Globes ratings plunge 64% to 6.9M viewers

Pandemic Golden Globes ratings plunge 64% to 6.9M viewers

NEW YORK — The pandemic-era Golden Globes sunk to 6.9 million viewers, down a whopping 64% from 2020 and only barely beating the year when a writer's strike forced NBC to show a news conference announcing the winners.
Toymaker Spin Master's digital games revenue up, plans for Paw Patrol movie release

Toymaker Spin Master's digital games revenue up, plans for Paw Patrol movie release

Spin Master Corp. recorded meteoric growth in its digital games business in the latest quarter as users of its Toca Life World app filmed themselves playing the game and shared the videos on social media, the company’s co-CEO said Tuesday.
Vancouver home sales up 73% year-over-year, market shifts in favour of sellers: REBGV

Vancouver home sales up 73% year-over-year, market shifts in favour of sellers: REBGV

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the market is heating up so fast that home sales in the region increased by more than 50 per cent between January and February and have climbed by more than 70 per cent since last year.