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Immigration increase alone won't fix the labour market, experts say

Immigration increase alone won't fix the labour market, experts say

Experts say Canada’s plan to increase immigration may ease some pressures in the labour market, but bigger changes are needed to ensure new permanent residents are matched with the jobs that most need filling.
Canaccord Genuity buying Mercer's Canadian private wealth business

Canaccord Genuity buying Mercer's Canadian private wealth business

TORONTO — Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. has signed a deal to acquire the Canadian private wealth business of Mercer Global Investments Canada Ltd. Financial terms of the agreement were not immediately available.
CGI reports $382.4M first-quarter profit, up from $367.4M a year earlier

CGI reports $382.4M first-quarter profit, up from $367.4M a year earlier

MONTREAL — CGI Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of $382.4 million, up from $367.4 million a year earlier, as its revenue rose more than 10 per cent. The technology and business consulting firm says the profit amounted to $1.
Investors not walking the talk when voting on climate commitments: report

Investors not walking the talk when voting on climate commitments: report

TORONTO — A report from an investor-focused advocacy group raises questions about how well some of Canada's biggest investors are meeting their climate commitments.
European inflation eases for third month to 8.5%

European inflation eases for third month to 8.5%

LONDON (AP) — Europe's inflation rate dipped at the start of the year, giving some relief to consumers but still leaving them facing higher prices. The consumer price index for the 20 countries that use the euro currency fell to 8.
Biden, McCarthy meeting to stake out positions as clash looms over debt ceiling

Biden, McCarthy meeting to stake out positions as clash looms over debt ceiling

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden is sitting down with his new Republican nemesis for the first time to talk about how to ensure the federal government can continue to pay its bills. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he wants to avoid a U.S.
CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CP Rail hires thousands as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for KCS merger

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is on a hiring spree as it awaits regulatory go-ahead for its acquisition of Kansas City Southern.
S&P/TSX composite gains 200 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also up

S&P/TSX composite gains 200 points Tuesday, U.S. markets also up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained almost 200 points Tuesday with broad-based strength across sectors while U.S. markets also rose, erasing Monday's losses. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 195.27 points at 20,767.38.

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 (20,767.38, up 195.27): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 21 cents, or 0.39 per cent, to $54.48 on 19 million shares.
Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

Milk shakeup: U.S. launches second USMCA dispute panel in dairy battle with Canada

WASHINGTON — The United States doubled down Tuesday in its ongoing dispute with Canada over dairy imports, accusing one of its closest trading partners of shirking its responsibilities under the terms of North America's three-year-old trade agreement
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