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Freeland says $5 billion just a start for Indigenous loan guarantee program

Freeland says $5 billion just a start for Indigenous loan guarantee program

TORONTO — The $5-billion announced for an Indigenous loan guarantee program in last week's budget is just a start, said Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (22,011.72, up 139.76 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down two cents, or 0.04 per cent, to $48.41 on 13.4 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite rises, U.S. stock markets also climb ahead of tech earnings

S&P/TSX composite rises, U.S. stock markets also climb ahead of tech earnings

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose nearly 140 points Tuesday, led by strength in technology stocks, while U.S. stock markets also climbed. The rally was led by technology stocks, with the Nasdaq rising 1.6 per cent.
Stock market today: Wall Street rallies for a second day, erasing some of April's losses

Stock market today: Wall Street rallies for a second day, erasing some of April's losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rallied for a second straight day on Wall Street, softening what’s been a rough April. The S&P 500 added 1.2% Tuesday to pull further out of the hole created by a six-day losing streak.
B.C. to increase local milk production with $25-million factory investment

B.C. to increase local milk production with $25-million factory investment

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The British Columbia government is contributing up to $25 million toward the expansion of a milk production plant aimed at boosting the supply of locally sourced food.
Starbucks appears likely to win Supreme Court dispute with federal labor agency

Starbucks appears likely to win Supreme Court dispute with federal labor agency

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to side with Starbucks Tuesday in a case that could make it harder for the federal government to seek injunctions when it suspects a company of interfering in unionization campaigns .
Nova Scotia Power estimates scaled-down version of Atlantic Loop to cost $700 million

Nova Scotia Power estimates scaled-down version of Atlantic Loop to cost $700 million

HALIFAX — The current estimate for what has become known as a scaled-down version of the Atlantic Loop electrical grid project is about $700 million, the head of Nova Scotia’s private power utility said Tuesday.
Rideshare platform Uber expands to Newfoundland and Labrador

Rideshare platform Uber expands to Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Uber Technologies Inc. says it has brought its ridesharing platform to Newfoundland and Labrador. The U.S. tech company says its services will be available throughout the Avalon Peninsula with St.
Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

Doctors ask Liberal government to reconsider capital gains tax change

OTTAWA — The Canadian Medical Association is asking the federal government to reconsider its proposed changes to capital gains taxation, arguing they will affect doctors' retirement savings.
General Motors reports strong first-quarter profits as prices help offset small US sales dip

General Motors reports strong first-quarter profits as prices help offset small US sales dip

DETROIT (AP) — Despite a small dip in U.S. vehicle sales, General Motors' first-quarter net income rose more than 25% on strong deliveries of pickup trucks and other higher-profit vehicles.