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Timeline: The ups and downs of Air Canada's deal for Transat AT

MONTREAL — The federal government has approved Air Canada's $190-million purchase of Transat A.T.
Agnico Eagle Mines net income drops to US$205.2 million in fourth quarter

Agnico Eagle Mines net income drops to US$205.2 million in fourth quarter

TORONTO — Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. says its profit fell in the fourth quarter, as it paid 75 per cent of base salaries to its Nunavut-based workforce, which has been at home under COVID-19 guidelines.
Ontario reports 1,076 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 more deaths linked to the virus

Ontario reports 1,076 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 more deaths linked to the virus

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,076 new cases of COVID-19 today and 18 more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 361 new cases in Toronto, 210 in Peel Region, and 122 in York Region.
Wholesale trade drops 1.3 per cent to $66.5 billion in December as auto sales fall

Wholesale trade drops 1.3 per cent to $66.5 billion in December as auto sales fall

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale trade fell in December for the first time since April amid sharply lower auto sales. The agency says wholesale sales were down 1.3 per cent in December at $66.
Democrats pushing Biden's COVID-19 bill through House panels

Democrats pushing Biden's COVID-19 bill through House panels

WASHINGTON — Democrats pushed half of President Joe Biden’s $1.
Kenney rejects regional rules on COVID-19 for now, says case rates won't allow them

Kenney rejects regional rules on COVID-19 for now, says case rates won't allow them

EDMONTON — Alberta isn't currently looking at varying economic restrictions based on regions, says Premier Jason Kenney, despite growing pressure to do it.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,392.99, down 64.79 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Down 9.5 cents, or 19 per cent, to 40.
Ontario set for years of post-pandemic deficits without new policy: FAO

Ontario set for years of post-pandemic deficits without new policy: FAO

TORONTO — Ontario is on track for years of post-pandemic deficits unless the government hikes taxes or cuts services, the province's fiscal watchdog said in a new report Thursday.
Insurers see profit gains despite 'tough year' of COVID-19 fatalities

Insurers see profit gains despite 'tough year' of COVID-19 fatalities

Amid the grim backdrop of COVID-19 fatalities, Canadian insurers have also found some consumers have an increased interest in life and health insurance.
Cineplex CEO says cinemas 'could help in a big way' as potential vaccination sites

Cineplex CEO says cinemas 'could help in a big way' as potential vaccination sites

TORONTO — The head of Cineplex Inc. is ready to turn Canada's multiplexes into temporary COVID-19 vaccination sites.
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