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TekSavvy appeals directly to consumers in battle with big phone, cable companies

TekSavvy appeals directly to consumers in battle with big phone, cable companies

TORONTO — TekSavvy Solutions Inc. is appealing to Canadian consumers for support in a politically charged battle between Canada's independent internet service providers and the big phone and cable companies.

B.C. and Alberta Indigenous leaders demonstrate against major oilsands project

VANCOUVER — Indigenous leaders from British Columbia and Alberta who oppose Teck's Frontier mine say its impact will be felt by First Nations well beyond the site of the massive oilsands project.
MEC cuts costs, boosts perks in effort to turn around struggling retailer

MEC cuts costs, boosts perks in effort to turn around struggling retailer

VANCOUVER — Mountain Equipment Co-op is making major changes as it "needs to move faster than ever" to remain viable, said the company's chief executive.

Canam Group founders and Quebec investor group buying back Canadian operations

A group of Quebec investors including the founding Dutil family is buying back the Canadian operations of the Canam Group architectural steel company, as well as certain assets in the United States and overseas, less than three years after selling th

CETA can serve as template for post-Brexit Canada-U.K. trade deal

CALGARY — Canada's trade agreement with the European Union should serve as a template for a future trade deal between Canada and a post-Brexit United Kingdom, according to an official with the British High Commission in Ottawa.
TSX rises to new records on momentum with no direction from closed U.S. markets

TSX rises to new records on momentum with no direction from closed U.S. markets

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index pushed deeper into record territory on momentum despite the lack of direction from U.S. markets. U.S. stock markets are closed due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,597.39, up 38.37 points). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 10 cents, or 8.93 per cent, to $1.22 on 17.4 million shares.
Trump heads to Switzerland with Senate trial to reconvene

Trump heads to Switzerland with Senate trial to reconvene

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White House.
James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead

LOS ANGELES — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career.
IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

IMF: Low rates and reduced trade tension to aid world growth

WASHINGTON — Low interest rates and reduced trade tensions will likely buoy the global economy over the next two years and help nurture steady if modest growth.