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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 (19,078.64, down 144.10 points.) Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSX:WCP). Energy. Down 63 cents, or 6.5 per cent, to $9.12 on 11.
Spike in domestic flight delays, cancellations as global gridlock continues

Spike in domestic flight delays, cancellations as global gridlock continues

MONTREAL — A majority of domestic flights to Canada's busiest airports were delayed or cancelled over the past week as the effects of an overloaded international network continue to ripple across the country.
S&P/TSX composite falls on fears that rising rates will reduce demand for oil

S&P/TSX composite falls on fears that rising rates will reduce demand for oil

TORONTO — Energy and technologies helped push Canada's main stock index lower as a shrunken U.S. economy last quarter and aggressive comments from Fed officials had investors worrying about weaker demand and a potential recession.
US stocks slip, on track for 4th monthly loss this year

US stocks slip, on track for 4th monthly loss this year

NEW YORK — Stocks ended mostly lower on Wall Street Wednesday, keeping the market on track for its fourth monthly loss this year. The S&P 500 fell 0.1%.
Ratings show Fox News viewers tuning out Jan. 6 hearings

Ratings show Fox News viewers tuning out Jan. 6 hearings

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is airing the Jan. 6 committee hearings when they occur in daytime hours and a striking number of the network's viewers have made clear they'd rather be doing something else.
Higgs says New Brunswick LNG facility could help Europe cut energy ties with Russia

Higgs says New Brunswick LNG facility could help Europe cut energy ties with Russia

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's premier says a liquefied natural gas facility in Saint John could be modified to reverse the flow and help reduce Europe's reliance on fossil fuels from Russia.
Giuliani's former Ukraine fixer gets 20 months in prison

Giuliani's former Ukraine fixer gets 20 months in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was a figure in former President Donald Trump's first impeachment investigation, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and eight months in prison for fraud and campaign finance crimes by a jud
Couche-Tard says inflation may be contributing to rise in black market smokes

Couche-Tard says inflation may be contributing to rise in black market smokes

The rising cost of living may have contributed to a surge in cigarette smuggling in Canada, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. said Wednesday. “In Canada, we felt pressure on our cigarette sales.
Most say nation on wrong track, including Dems: AP-NORC poll

Most say nation on wrong track, including Dems: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — An overwhelming and growing majority of Americans say the U.S. is heading in the wrong direction, including nearly 8 in 10 Democrats, according to a new poll that finds deep pessimism about the economy plaguing President Joe Biden.
IBM Canada promises 250 tech jobs for Calgary with creation of innovation centre

IBM Canada promises 250 tech jobs for Calgary with creation of innovation centre

CALGARY — IBM Canada says it will establish a new Client Innovation Centre for Western Canada in downtown Calgary. The company says its announcement will create 250 new tech sector jobs in the city.