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'Van life' culture grows as people look for pandemic era travel options

'Van life' culture grows as people look for pandemic era travel options

Maxime Rico has been living in his 2014 Mercedes Sprinter for two years, splitting his time between the Yukon in summers and British Columbia in winters.
SNC-Lavalin reports deeper Q4 loss but expects some growth in 2021

SNC-Lavalin reports deeper Q4 loss but expects some growth in 2021

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said Tuesday it expects to see some year-over-year revenue growth at its main business this year as it reported bigger losses for its final quarter of 2020.

Secure Energy shares soar on $478-million friendly Tervita takeover

CALGARY — Shares in Secure Energy Services Inc. were trading higher after it announced an all-stock deal to buy oilfield waste disposal rival Tervita Corp., the latest in a string of consolidation transactions in the oilpatch. Secure is offering 1.
Herschel Supply Co. names former Arc'teryx president Jon Hoerauf chief executive

Herschel Supply Co. names former Arc'teryx president Jon Hoerauf chief executive

VANCOUVER — Herschel Supply Co. is ushering in a new chief executive, freeing up the founders of the backpack brand to focus on product innovation and business expansion.
Canada to benefit from U.S. rebound, says OECD

Canada to benefit from U.S. rebound, says OECD

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says Canada could benefit from a faster economic rebound in the United States this year.

Laurentian Bank CEO says diversity targets part of financial package for bank leaders

TORONTO — Laurentian Bank of Canada chief executive Rania Llewellyn says that early in her career, she was told by a manager that he was looking for a man to fill a job she was vying for. "I remember, there was a vacant job. I was ready to go for it.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,457.78, up 76.82 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up four cents, or 0.14 per cent, to $27.86 on 20.2 million shares.
Proof of pre-existing illness not required for COVID-19 shot, health minister says

Proof of pre-existing illness not required for COVID-19 shot, health minister says

TORONTO — Ontarians won't be asked to provide proof of their pre-existing health conditions to access a COVID-19 vaccine during the second phase of the province's immunization effort, the health minister said on Monday.
Royal Bank replaces Shopify as most valuable company as TSX hits intraday high

Royal Bank replaces Shopify as most valuable company as TSX hits intraday high

TORONTO — The Royal Bank of Canada has replaced Shopify Inc. as the country's most valuable company as the technology sector faded Monday despite a run-up of the S&P/TSX composite index. Canada's main stock index closed up 76.82 points to 18,457.
Public sector union challenges 7-Eleven’s plan to serve booze in stores

Public sector union challenges 7-Eleven’s plan to serve booze in stores

TORONTO — A union that represents many of Ontario’s liquor store workers said it objects to 7-Eleven's recent liquor sales licence applications in Ontario, part of the retailer's plan to serve alcohol in some of its stores.