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Conservancy protects area sacred to Tahltan Nation in northwestern B.C.

Conservancy protects area sacred to Tahltan Nation in northwestern B.C.

VICTORIA — Indigenous, provincial and federal leaders have worked beside industry and environmental groups to create a new conservancy in an area of northwestern British Columbia sacred to the Tahltan Nation.
Watch the details to help avoid financial headaches when filing your return

Watch the details to help avoid financial headaches when filing your return

OTTAWA — The devil is in the details and your income tax return is no exception.
US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signalling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, consumers gain confidence and the government
NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

DALLAS — After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108-foot (32.92-meter) yacht.
Biden open to compromise on infrastructure, but not inaction

Biden open to compromise on infrastructure, but not inaction

President Joe Biden drew a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, saying he is open to compromise on how to pay for the package but inaction is unacceptable.
Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized

Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized

CALGARY — Two First Nations are taking the Alberta government and its gaming commission to court over the province's entry into the online gambling sector.
Absence of Freedom Mobile in 5G auction increases competition concerns for MPs

Absence of Freedom Mobile in 5G auction increases competition concerns for MPs

TORONTO — Freedom Mobile and its parent Shaw Communications Inc.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,129.07, up 24.93 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down one cent, or 0.99 per cent, to $1.00 on 13 million shares.
Ontario, Quebec address workforce vaccinations as infection rates rise

Ontario, Quebec address workforce vaccinations as infection rates rise

TORONTO — Calls are growing for provincial governments to prioritize vaccination rollout for essential workers amid a third wave of the COVID-19 virus across Canada.
Record run by S&P/TSX composite continues amid small gains offset by commodities

Record run by S&P/TSX composite continues amid small gains offset by commodities

TORONTO — The record run by Canada's main stock index continued on a quiet day of trading Wednesday as investors took a pause between the end of the first quarter and earnings season starting next week.