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TD Bank Group reports $3.8B fourth-quarter profit, raises quarterly dividend

TORONTO — TD Bank Group beat expectations as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of $3.8 billion and raised its quarterly dividend by 13 per cent.

CIBC reports $1.4B fourth-quarter profit, raises quarterly dividend

TORONTO — CIBC raised its dividend Thursday as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of $1.4 billion, up from a profit of $1 billion in the same quarter last year. The Toronto-based bank said it will now pay a quarterly dividend of $1.
EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine

EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drug regulator said Thursday it has started a rolling review of a new coronavirus vaccine made by French startup Valneva, the first step toward giving the vaccine the green light to be used in the 27-n
UK court backs Meghan in dispute over privacy with publisher

UK court backs Meghan in dispute over privacy with publisher

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex on Thursday won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father.

Slithering 'snake burglar' steals thousands from CA salon

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police were looking for a man dubbed the “snake burglar" who wriggled his way through a Southern California business and fled with several thousands dollars.
Shopify sued by publishers accusing company of profiting from textbook piracy

Shopify sued by publishers accusing company of profiting from textbook piracy

Five textbook publishers are accusing Shopify Inc. of profiting from content sold through Shopify's software that's pirated or infringes on their trademarks. In a lawsuit filed in a U.S.
Cargill, union reach tentative deal that could avert strike at High River meat plant

Cargill, union reach tentative deal that could avert strike at High River meat plant

CALGARY — The union representing workers at the meat-packing plant that was the site of one of Canada's largest COVID-19 outbreaks says it's reached a tentative deal with Cargill Inc., just days before a looming strike deadline.
Alberta rolls out new rules forcing industry to pay for abandoned well cleanup

Alberta rolls out new rules forcing industry to pay for abandoned well cleanup

CALGARY — Alberta's oil and gas regulator has rolled out new rules aimed at addressing the growing problem of inactive and abandoned wells in the province, but critics say the industry should be forced to do even more to clean up after itself.

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 (20,464.60, down 195.39 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 58 cents, or 1.86 per cent, to $30.54 on 25.
US reports 1st case of omicron variant in returning traveler

US reports 1st case of omicron variant in returning traveler

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S.