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With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar

With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar

One of Vancouver's most prominent independent movie houses is rebranding itself as a sports bar in an attempted workaround of the province's COVID-19 health orders.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,014.91, up 57.54 points.) Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH). Energy. Unchanged at 18.5 cents on 18.4 million shares.
North American stock markets increase while loonie hits nearly three-year high

North American stock markets increase while loonie hits nearly three-year high

TORONTO — North American stock markets rose midweek with U.S. indexes setting record highs, while the loonie reached its highest value in nearly three years .
CannTrust to create $50M trust to settle lawsuits, signs restructuring agreement

CannTrust to create $50M trust to settle lawsuits, signs restructuring agreement

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it will create a $50-million trust to settle claims from class action lawsuits filed after the company was found growing cannabis in unlicensed rooms two years ago. The Vaughan, Ont.
New Brunswick premier dismisses call for resignation of natural resources minister

New Brunswick premier dismisses call for resignation of natural resources minister

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Green Leader David Coon is calling on Natural Resources Minister Mike Holland to resign from cabinet because of a letter he wrote to the Energy and Utilities Board.
WestJet's 737 Max to be first to return to Canadian skies after global grounding

WestJet's 737 Max to be first to return to Canadian skies after global grounding

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will operate the first commercial flight of the Boeing 737 Max in Canada since the aircraft was cleared to fly again in Canadian airspace.
Aurora Cannabis lays off workers after signing new sales broker deal

Aurora Cannabis lays off workers after signing new sales broker deal

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has laid off some workers after signing an agreement with an external sales broker.
Norwegian oil company Equinor completes oilsands exit by selling Athabasca Oil shares

Norwegian oil company Equinor completes oilsands exit by selling Athabasca Oil shares

CALGARY — Norwegian oil giant Equinor ASA says it has completed its exit from the Canadian oilsands by selling the 18.8 per cent stake in producer Athabasca Oil Corp. it acquired three years ago.
Morgan Stanley profits rise 48%, helped by strong markets

Morgan Stanley profits rise 48%, helped by strong markets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Morgan Stanley saw its fourth-quarter profits surge 48% from a year earlier, as the Wall Street bank benefited from the market’s upward swing and investors jubilation for tech stocks and IPOs late last year.
Labour minister says 25 tickets issued in big-box store blitz, 242 stores inspected

Labour minister says 25 tickets issued in big-box store blitz, 242 stores inspected

TORONTO — Ontario's labour minister says 25 tickets were issued during a weekend inspection blitz of big-box stores that found the majority were following public health rules.