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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 (21,304.40, down 98.03 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $2.04, or 5.1 per cent, to $42.10 on 25.4 million shares.
'No simple solution' to gas prices; B.C. has no tax reduction plans: Farnworth

'No simple solution' to gas prices; B.C. has no tax reduction plans: Farnworth

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minister of public safety says the province has no plans to follow Alberta's lead to reduce its tax on gasoline to ease rising prices at the pumps.
Ex-king to visit Spain 'periodically,' but will live abroad

Ex-king to visit Spain 'periodically,' but will live abroad

MADRID (AP) — King Felipe VI is accepting his father’s desire to return to Spain for periodic visits, although Juan Carlos I will remain based in the United Arab Emirates where he moved in 2020 following probes into his financial dealings, royal offi
Rising crude oil, gold prices help cushion S&P/TSX composite from blow from Ukraine

Rising crude oil, gold prices help cushion S&P/TSX composite from blow from Ukraine

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was cushioned from moving heavily into the red as fears about sanctions against Russian oil lifted crude prices and powered the energy sector to its highest level since 2015.
Indigenous groups still aim to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar

Indigenous groups still aim to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, even as costs soar

CALGARY — Indigenous-led groups remain committed to pursuing ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline, even as cost overruns for the pipeline expansion project soar.
Death toll surpasses 6 million for pandemic now in 3rd year

Death toll surpasses 6 million for pandemic now in 3rd year

BANGKOK (AP) — The official global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 6 million on Monday — underscoring that the pandemic, now entering its third year, is far from over.
GM and Posco to build plant in Quebec to produce battery material

GM and Posco to build plant in Quebec to produce battery material

TORONTO — General Motors Co. and South Korea's Posco Chemical announced a deal Monday to build a plant in Quebec to produce material for batteries to be used in electric vehicles (EV). The companies said the new facility in Becancour, Que.
Ottawa announces COVID-19 rules for return of cruise ships to Canadian ports

Ottawa announces COVID-19 rules for return of cruise ships to Canadian ports

HALIFAX — Strict COVID-19 measures will be enforced when cruise ships return to Canada's ports next month after a nearly two-year hiatus, federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced on Monday.
Colliers, Norton Rose exit Russia as Couche-Tard suspends operations in the country

Colliers, Norton Rose exit Russia as Couche-Tard suspends operations in the country

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
Canadians took out fewer new mortgages in Q4 while debt continued to increase

Canadians took out fewer new mortgages in Q4 while debt continued to increase

TORONTO — Canadians took out fewer new mortgages even before interest rates began to rise last week, but consumer debt continued to increase in the fourth quarter, Equifax said in a report. The company said Monday the number of new mortgages fell 8.