National Newswatch

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

Jul 31 2021 — The Canadian Press — As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities. Most of the plans are based on each jurisdiction reaching vaccination targets at certain dates, while also keeping the number of cases and hospitalizations down.  Here's a […]

Leafs sign forward Ondrej Kase to one-year, US$1.25 million contract

Jul 30 2021 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Ondrej Kase to a one-year contract worth US$1.25 million.  The 25-year-old Kase became available when free agency officially opened Wednesday after the Boston Bruins declined issuing him a qualifying offer as a restricted free agent. The Maple Leafs made the announcement on Friday. Kase scored a […]

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Jul 30 2021 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,311.78, up 81.38 points.)  Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 33 cents or 1.37 per cent, to $24.56 on 7.9 million shares. Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. (TSX:TVE). Energy. Up 12 cent or 4.67 per cent, to $2.69 […]

Quebec adds 125 new COVID-19 cases, one further death attributed to virus

Jul 30 2021 — The Canadian Press — MONTREAL — Quebec reported 125 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death attributed to the novel coronavirus Friday. Health officials said the death, the first recorded since July 22, occurred sometime before Thursday. Authorities said 60 patients were in hospital with the virus, a drop of two from the day before, and 17 were in […]