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US home construction rises third straight month in December

US home construction rises third straight month in December

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Construction of new homes in the U.S. rose for the third consecutive month in December and data released Wednesday suggests that the frantic pace of building will continue this year.

Here's a list December inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.8 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 4.2 per cent (4.2) — Prince Edward Island: 6.

Here's a list of December inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.8 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says.
Barrick produced 1.2 million ounces of gold and 126 million pounds of copper in Q4

Barrick produced 1.2 million ounces of gold and 126 million pounds of copper in Q4

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. says its preliminary results show production in its fourth quarter totalled 1.20 million ounces of gold and 126 million pounds of copper. The gold miner says the production came as sales amounted to 1.
Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S.

Pfizer chief Albert Bourla wins $1 million Genesis Prize

JERUSALEM (AP) — Albert Bourla, chairman and chief executive of global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc., was awarded on Wednesday the prestigious Genesis Prize for his efforts in leading the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Linamar says labour, logistics issues affecting production, names new board chair

Linamar says labour, logistics issues affecting production, names new board chair

GUELPH, Ont. — Linamar Corp. says supply chain challenges and labour shortages deteriorated in the fourth quarter to materially hit both revenue and margins.
WestJet, Air Canada cancel flights as Omicron takes toll on sector

WestJet, Air Canada cancel flights as Omicron takes toll on sector

MONTREAL — Canada's two biggest airlines have cut thousands more flights as COVID-19 continues to surge, miring the sector in uncertainty nearly two years after the pandemic began. WestJet Airlines Inc.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,274.57, down 262.88 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 34 cents, or 0.94 per cent, to $35.77 on 10.7 million shares.

Parkland Corp. buying M&M Food Market for $322 million

CALGARY — Fuel marketer and convenience store retailer Parkland Corp. says it has reached a deal to acquire M&M Food Market for $322 million.
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