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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,102.09, down 53.40 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 12 cents, or 4.46 per cent, to $2.57 on 21.1 million shares.
Canadian Press editor-in-chief to leave news service April 26, cites personal reasons

Canadian Press editor-in-chief to leave news service April 26, cites personal reasons

TORONTO — Stephen Meurice, editor-in-chief of The Canadian Press, has announced that he is leaving the national news service for personal reasons, effective April 26.

Bellatrix plunges on proposal to trade debt for 83.5% of its equity value

CALGARY — Shares in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. fell by as much as 35 per cent Friday after it proposed a deal that would leave its existing shareholders with just 16.5 per cent of the company.
Michigan pipeline replacement setback raises fears for existing conduit

Michigan pipeline replacement setback raises fears for existing conduit

CALGARY — A move by the governor of Michigan to halt work on a project to replace Enbridge Inc.'s 65-year-old Line 5 pipeline is raising fears that the recently elected Democratic administration could also try to shut down the existing pipeline.
Canadian economy grew 0.3 per cent in January, beats expectations

Canadian economy grew 0.3 per cent in January, beats expectations

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy returned to growth to start the year after contracting in November and December as broad-based growth led by the manufacturing and construction industries offset weakness in the resource sector.
US consumer spending edges up weak 0.1 per cent in January

US consumer spending edges up weak 0.1 per cent in January

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending edged up a tiny 0.1 per cent in January, while incomes advanced a modest 0.2 per cent in February, further evidence that economic activity may have decelerated after strong growth for most of last year.
US new-home sales increased 4.9 per cent in February

US new-home sales increased 4.9 per cent in February

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 4.9 per cent in February, an indication that falling mortgage rates have given a boost to demand from buyers.
Renowned China expert to speak at Brock University

Renowned China expert to speak at Brock University

Author of The Coming Collapse of China here Monday
Local firm creating marketing tools that are dynamic, immediate and accessible

Local firm creating marketing tools that are dynamic, immediate and accessible

Local firm is making marketing tools more accessible
Thorold takes part in federal pre-budget consultation

Thorold takes part in federal pre-budget consultation

Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey wants to ensure Thorold is represented in the federal budget