National Newswatch

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Feb 24 2021 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,484.53, up 154.44 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up $1.15, or 4.71 per cent, to $25.59 on 25.2 million shares. Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 58 cents, or 2.2 per cent, to $26.92 on 21.1 […]

Civil liberties lawyer concerned after Toronto man billed for police response

Feb 24 2021 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — A civil liberties lawyer says a decision by the City of Toronto to bill a restaurant owner nearly $200,000 to cover the cost of enforcing lockdown regulations raises concerns about people's constitutionally protected right to protest. Adam Skelly, the owner of Adamson Barbecue, opened his restaurant for indoor dining in November in violation […]

Online reservations for thousands of B.C. campsites set to open on March 8

Feb 24 2021 — The Canadian Press — VICTORIA — Camping enthusiasts in British Columbia will be able to book summer campsites in parks across the province starting March 8. The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy says in a statement Discover Camping, the online reservation system, will allow campers to book sites up to two months in advance. Thousands of sites […]

Presidential envoy John Kerry, Canada’s Wilkinson discuss shared climate priorities

Feb 24 2021 — The Canadian Press — WASHINGTON — The spirit of cross-border co-operation is lingering as Canada's environment minister talks climate change priorities with presidential envoy John Kerry.  Jonathan Wilkinson says he expects Canada and the United States to push each other to reach more ambitious climate targets as they work together over the next few months. Today's conversation follows a […]

Presidential envoy John Kerry, Canada’s Wilkinson discuss shared climate priorities

Feb 24 2021 — The Canadian Press — WASHINGTON — The spirit of cross-border co-operation is lingering as Canada's environment minister talks climate change priorities with presidential envoy John Kerry.  Jonathan Wilkinson says he expects Canada and the United States to push each other to reach more ambitious climate targets as they work together over the next few months. Today's conversation follows a […]

Health officials report two new cases of COVID-19 in New Brunswick

Feb 24 2021 — The Canadian Press — FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting two new cases of COVID-19 today.  One case is in the Edmundston region in the northwest of the province and involves a staff member in their 70s at the Manoir Belle Vue long-term care home. That facility has reported more than 90 cases of COVID-19 and […]