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Raquel Urtasun starts Toronto self-driving company Waabi, after leaving Uber

Raquel Urtasun starts Toronto self-driving company Waabi, after leaving Uber

TORONTO — After the COVID-19 pandemic turned travel demand upside down, Uber Technologies Inc. decided to hit the brakes on its six-year-old self-driving car venture, selling it to Silicon Valley startup Aurora.
Crescent Point sells non-core southeast Saskatchewan assets for $93 million

Crescent Point sells non-core southeast Saskatchewan assets for $93 million

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. has sold its remaining non-core southeast Saskatchewan conventional assets for $93 million.
Caisse company to own natural gas distributor Énergir after $1.14B deal with Enbridge

Caisse company to own natural gas distributor Énergir after $1.14B deal with Enbridge

MONTREAL — A company controlled by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will fully own Quebec's main natural gas distributor following a $1.14-billion purchase deal with Enbridge Inc.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,035.30, up 6.11 points.) BCE Inc. (TSX:BCE). Telecommunications. Up 26 cents, or 0.43 per cent, to $61.33 on 19.1 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite inches higher to set records ahead of central bank meetings

S&P/TSX composite inches higher to set records ahead of central bank meetings

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index inched up to a new high to start the trading week ahead of the release of U.S. inflation numbers that could solidify central bank responses.
McCain Foods aims to have fully sustainable agricultural practices by 2030

McCain Foods aims to have fully sustainable agricultural practices by 2030

McCain Foods Ltd. has set a target to source its potatoes from farms using sustainable agriculture by the end of the decade.
US has recovered ransom payment made after pipeline hack

US has recovered ransom payment made after pipeline hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has recovered the majority of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation's largest fuel pipeline to halt its operations last month, officials sai
Return of bonuses from Air Canada execs rare case of change in payouts: expert

Return of bonuses from Air Canada execs rare case of change in payouts: expert

HALIFAX — An economist says the recent decision by Air Canada executives to voluntarily give back their bonuses is an incredibly rare case of an about-face on compensation from a company.

Wine Rack unionized employees begin strike in Greater Toronto after talks fail

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Wine Rack's unionized workers began a strike Monday in the Toronto area after failing to reach an agreement with the company.
Jeff Bezos will blast into space on rocket's 1st crew flight

Jeff Bezos will blast into space on rocket's 1st crew flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Outdoing his fellow billionaires in daredevilry, Jeff Bezos will blast into space next month when his Blue Origin company makes its first flight with a crew.