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Manulife names Katy Boshart as CEO of banking unit

Manulife names Katy Boshart as CEO of banking unit

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says Katy Boshart will take on the role of CEO at Manulife Bank of Canada starting next week. Boshart comes to the firm from TD Bank, where she most recently led its customer engagement platforms division.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,110.11, down 89.02 points): Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Finance. Up 30 cents, or 0.38 per cent, to $79.06 on 11.
S&P/TSX composite dragged lower by energy, U.S. stock mixed as tech soars

S&P/TSX composite dragged lower by energy, U.S. stock mixed as tech soars

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved down Thursday, led lower by weakness in energy and industrial stocks, while U.S. markets were mixed but largely positive as tech stocks rose.
Entry to housing market feels out of reach for 76% of non-owners: CIBC poll

Entry to housing market feels out of reach for 76% of non-owners: CIBC poll

TORONTO — Three in four Canadians who don't own a property say buying a home feels out of reach, a new poll shows.
'He was a messenger': Defence disputes accused was leader at Alberta border blockade

'He was a messenger': Defence disputes accused was leader at Alberta border blockade

A lawyer for one of three men on trial for their roles in the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., argued Thursday his client was nothing more than a messenger.
Stock market today: Wall Street rebounds following its slide as Big Tech takes the reins again

Stock market today: Wall Street rebounds following its slide as Big Tech takes the reins again

NEW YORK (AP) — Jumps for Big Tech stocks helped U.S. stock indexes claw back much of their slide from the day before, when worries that interest rates may stay high for a while rocked Wall Street. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% Thursday.
Loblaw launching No Name Mobile cellphone plans at all No Frills stores

Loblaw launching No Name Mobile cellphone plans at all No Frills stores

Loblaw Cos. Ltd. is launching low-cost cellphone plans under its No Name brand, offering prepaid mobile sim cards for purchase at all No Frills locations across the country within the coming weeks.
RBC faces questions on climate, Indigenous rights at annual general meeting

RBC faces questions on climate, Indigenous rights at annual general meeting

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada faced a steady stream of questions about the bank's climate and Indigenous rights track record at its annual general meeting Thursday.
B.C. seeks to regulate electricity for cryptocurrency miners, citing huge demands

B.C. seeks to regulate electricity for cryptocurrency miners, citing huge demands

VICTORIA — British Columbia is proposing legal changes that would allow the government to regulate the supply of electricity to cryptocurrency miners.
Fewer Americans file for jobless claims as labor market continues to shrug off higher interest rates

Fewer Americans file for jobless claims as labor market continues to shrug off higher interest rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the labor market continues to thrive despite the Federal Reserve's efforts to cool it.
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