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Statistics Canada to reveal inflation figure for June after hot May reading

Statistics Canada to reveal inflation figure for June after hot May reading

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada will say this morning how the country's headline inflation barometer fared in June after prices in May rose at their fastest annual rate in a decade. May's 3.
Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM

Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021: IBM

CALGARY — The average cost of a data breach in Canada hit a record high last year as companies grappled with new cybersecurity risks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Restaurant owner's Capitol riot arrest rattles hometown

KANE, Pa. (AP) — A crank caller ordered an “insurrection pizza” from Pauline Bauer’s restaurant. A profane piece of hate mail addressed her as a domestic terrorist. She even became a punchline for Stephen Colbert’s late-night talk show on CBS.

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 (20,173.352, up 8.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.10 or 4.12 per cent, to 25.62 on 7.8 million shares.
NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's going to be a surge in viewership interest in the Tokyo Olympics, NBC Universal is still waiting.
AP EXCLUSIVE: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

AP EXCLUSIVE: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step against climate change , President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years, according to industry and government officials briefed on the plan.
S&P/TSX composite inches up, U.S. markets down on mixed day for markets

S&P/TSX composite inches up, U.S. markets down on mixed day for markets

TORONTO — Tuesday’s mixed performance in North American markets was part of what one analyst says is a more reserved investing environment after concerns around new COVID-19 variants caused a big sell off last week.
Tech profits soared as the COVID-19 pandemic began to fade

Tech profits soared as the COVID-19 pandemic began to fade

Three tech companies that have amassed unparalleled influence while reshaping the way we live released strong earnings results in a flurry late Tuesday. Although Apple, Microsoft and Google owner Alphabet Inc.

Alaska cruise passenger tests positive for COVID-19

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fully vaccinated passenger on an Alaska cruise tested positive for COVID-19 and received “private air transportation” home, according to Celebrity Cruises.

BHP reaches deal to buy Ring of Fire explorer Noront Resources for $325 million

BHP has reached a deal to buy Noront Resources Ltd. for $325-million. BHP Lonsdale Investments Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of the Australian mining giant, says it will pay $0.55 per share for Norant.