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Maple Leaf Foods to close aging Brantford poultry plant, consolidate production

Maple Leaf Foods to close aging Brantford poultry plant, consolidate production

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Maple Leaf Foods says it's closing its aging poultry plant in Brantford, Ont. and consolidating its production into its existing network through early next year.
Pay increases, AI provisions included in Writers Guild of Canada labour deal

Pay increases, AI provisions included in Writers Guild of Canada labour deal

TORONTO — The Writers Guild of Canada has ratified a new three-year contract that increases pay and implements artificial intelligence protections for writers, story editors and story consultants.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (22,346.76, down 121.40 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down eight cents, or 0.16 per cent, to $50.12 on 15.9 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite down as energy and base metal stocks fall, U.S. markets also lower

S&P/TSX composite down as energy and base metal stocks fall, U.S. markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down more than 100 points Wednesday, weighed down by losses in base metal and energy stocks, while U.S. stock markets also moved lower ahead of after-market earnings from Nvidia.
New prosperity index indicates $9,000 income gap for African Nova Scotian men

New prosperity index indicates $9,000 income gap for African Nova Scotian men

HALIFAX — A new report tracking the economic prosperity of Nova Scotia’s Black community collects a series of statistics, including some that highlight a significant wage gap for Black men in the province.
Stock market today: Wall Street pulls back from its records

Stock market today: Wall Street pulls back from its records

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes pulled back from their records as concerns about high interest rates weighed on the market. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% and the Nasdaq composite slipped 0.2% Wednesday, a day after both set all-time highs.
Quebecor wants Ottawa to stop Loblaw from offering only Rogers, Bell phone products

Quebecor wants Ottawa to stop Loblaw from offering only Rogers, Bell phone products

The chief executive of Quebecor Inc. is urging Ottawa to intervene in what he calls an "anticompetitive" deal between Loblaw Cos. Ltd.
Canada Infrastructure Bank lends $75M to B.C. ferry service for zero-emission vessels

Canada Infrastructure Bank lends $75M to B.C. ferry service for zero-emission vessels

VANCOUVER — Canada Infrastructure Bank is lending $75 million to British Columbia's ferry service to help buy four zero-emission vessels and install electric charging infrastructure.
Employers rethink value of employee connections in era of remote work: report

Employers rethink value of employee connections in era of remote work: report

TORONTO — The rise of remote work has led to a loss of workplace social connections that is negatively affecting employees, a new report suggests.
CPP Investments earned 8% in latest fiscal year, net assets rose to $632 billion

CPP Investments earned 8% in latest fiscal year, net assets rose to $632 billion

TORONTO — Canada's biggest pension fund earned an eight per cent return last year, but significantly underperformed the 19.9 per cent return of its reference portfolio.