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Saving for retirement is becoming out of reach for young Canadians

Saving for retirement is becoming out of reach for young Canadians

TORONTO — Twenty-four-year-old Jason Francone has always been pretty good with his money. "Coupons are my middle name; sales are in my DNA," he says. It's not just the art of bargain-hunting that he's mastered, though.

Hecla Mining signs all-stock deal for Alexco Resource

VANCOUVER — Hecla Mining Co. has signed a deal to buy the shares in Alexco Resource Corp. it does not already hold in an all-stock agreement valued at about US$74 million.
Canada says China bars diplomats from Canadian tycoon trial

Canada says China bars diplomats from Canadian tycoon trial

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities refused to let Canadian diplomats attend the trial of a Chinese-born Canadian tycoon who disappeared from Hong Kong five years ago, Canada’s government said Tuesday.
First test production of plastic a milestone for Heartland Petrochemical Complex

First test production of plastic a milestone for Heartland Petrochemical Complex

CALGARY — The $4.3-billion Heartland Petrochemical Complex, which has been under construction northeast of Edmonton since 2018, has produced its first plastic pellets. Owner and operator Inter Pipeline Ltd.
CN strike to end early Tuesday after union agrees to binding arbitration

CN strike to end early Tuesday after union agrees to binding arbitration

MONTREAL — A two-week strike at Canadian National Railway Co. is ending after the union representing 750 signals and communications workers agreed to binding arbitration.
Auto sales down 11.5 per cent in June from a year earlier

Auto sales down 11.5 per cent in June from a year earlier

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says Canadian auto sales were down 11.5 per cent in June compared with a year earlier as supply challenges persist.
Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over the weekend

Canadian airlines, airports top global list of delays over the weekend

MONTREAL — Canadian airlines and airports claimed top spots in flight delays over the July long weekend, notching more than nearly any other around the world. Air Canada ranked No.
Sunwing pilots say airline bargained in bad faith, file complaint with labour board

Sunwing pilots say airline bargained in bad faith, file complaint with labour board

TORONTO — Sunwing pilots filed a complaint with the Canada Industrial Relations Board, arguing Monday the airline bargained in bad faith as it already knew it would be acquired by WestJet.

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 (19,028.86, up 167.50 points.) Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Energy. Up 31 cents, or 3.5 per cent, to $9.25 on 6.9 million shares.
S&P/TSX catches up with U.S. markets to start second half of year on broad rally

S&P/TSX catches up with U.S. markets to start second half of year on broad rally

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index began the second half of the year with a broad rally that mirrored Friday's Canada Day performance of U.S. markets. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 167.50 points to 19,028.