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Most manufacturers facing labour shortage, rising costs, industry says

Most manufacturers facing labour shortage, rising costs, industry says

OTTAWA — A new survey of Canadian manufacturers has found 82 per cent are facing labour shortages and 75 per cent feel their hiring troubles are even worse than last year.
US home prices register 19.1% annual gain in September

US home prices register 19.1% annual gain in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose briskly in September, another sign that the housing market is booming in the aftermath of last year's coronavirus recession. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price climbed 19.
Sweden's 1st female prime minister names a center-left govt

Sweden's 1st female prime minister names a center-left govt

COPENHAGEN, Denmark. (AP) — Sweden's first female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, on Tuesday presented her one-party center-left minority government with only a few changes compared to the previous Cabinet.
West Fraser says severe weather and flooding in B.C. affecting shipments

West Fraser says severe weather and flooding in B.C. affecting shipments

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says severe weather and flooding in B.C. that has disrupted highways and rail routes in the province is affecting its lumber and pulp shipments.
Inflation in 19 nations using euro hits record high of 4.9%

Inflation in 19 nations using euro hits record high of 4.9%

LONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19 countries that use the euro currency are rising at a record rate as a result of a huge spike in energy costs this year, official figures showed Tuesday.
UK competition watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy

UK competition watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom's antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform, saying the deal hurts social media users and advertisers by stifling competition fo
New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

New Twitter CEO steps from behind the scenes to high profile

Newly named Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has emerged from behind the scenes to take over one of Silicon Valley's highest-profile and politically volatile jobs.

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 (21,149.00, up 23.10 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 13 cents, or 0.41 per cent, to $31.95 on 24.5 million shares.
Exporters face logistical nightmare as CN yet to restore service to Vancouver port

Exporters face logistical nightmare as CN yet to restore service to Vancouver port

Flooding in southern B.C. continues to present logistical challenges for exporters as Canadian National Railway Co.
Wave of dividend increases and share buybacks expected as banks report this week

Wave of dividend increases and share buybacks expected as banks report this week

TORONTO — Canada's big banks are expected to roll out significant dividend increases amid quarterly earnings releases this week, but analysts say they'll also be keeping a close eye on loan growth, cost inflation, and any insights on the pace of the