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Pharrell Williams calls for economic equity during MLK event

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Singer and music producer Pharrell Williams is challenging corporate America to “do more" by supporting entrepreneurs of color and adopting economic equity measures.

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 (21,537.45, up 179.89 points.) TC Energy Corp. (TSX:TRP). Energy. Up 49 cents, or 0.78 per cent, to $63.29 on 7.3 million shares.
Energy sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite to triple-digit gains

Energy sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite to triple-digit gains

Strength in the energy sector combined with some positive economic news to kick off the trading week helped Canada's main stock index achieve triple-digit gains Monday. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 179.89 points at 21,537.45.

Regulators looking for ways to tackle increase of online securities fraud: report

TORONTO — The increase in online marketing and distribution of stocks and other securities is creating more potential for fraud and new challenges for regulators, says a new report.
Bank of Canada survey suggests businesses, consumers expect high inflation for longer

Bank of Canada survey suggests businesses, consumers expect high inflation for longer

OTTAWA — Canada's central bank says businesses and consumers are increasingly convinced that the pace of price increases will continue for the foreseeable future.
'Big win': Renewable diesel, canola-crushing plant to be built in Regina

'Big win': Renewable diesel, canola-crushing plant to be built in Regina

REGINA — Federated Co-operatives Ltd. says a new renewable diesel fuel and canola-crushing plant will be part of its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
'I’m out of gas:' Leadership burnout on the rise as pandemic takes mental health toll

'I’m out of gas:' Leadership burnout on the rise as pandemic takes mental health toll

Workers turn to them for support, clients rely on them for answers, companies lean on them in times of crisis.
Teck, Steelworkers at B.C.'s Highland Valley Copper mull mediator's contract proposal

Teck, Steelworkers at B.C.'s Highland Valley Copper mull mediator's contract proposal

VANCOUVER — Talks between Teck Resources Ltd. and the United Steelworkers union at a British Columbia copper mine have ended as the two sides consider a mediator's proposals to resolve a labour dispute.
Cineworld argues judge 'erred' in decision to award damages to Cineplex

Cineworld argues judge 'erred' in decision to award damages to Cineplex

TORONTO — Cineworld Group PLC is appealing an Ontario court decision that ruled the U.K. theatre giant was not justified in walking away from its $2.18-billion deal to buy Cineplex Inc. In an appeal filed on Jan.
Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3

Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport.