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Ex-SNC-Lavalin CEO took home $7 million in 2019, despite stepping down in June

Ex-SNC-Lavalin CEO took home $7 million in 2019, despite stepping down in June

MONTREAL — Former SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. CEO Neil Bruce earned a full $7 million in 2019, though his tenure came to an end less than halfway through the year. Bruce, who ceded the top spot to Ian Edwards in June, received a base salary of $1.
BlackBerry uncovers hacker tools that it says opened data servers for a decade

BlackBerry uncovers hacker tools that it says opened data servers for a decade

TORONTO — BlackBerry Ltd. says its researchers have uncovered how China-backed hackers have been able to extract data from many of the world's servers for a decade — largely without being noticed by cyber security.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange ( 13,614.14, up 21.44 points.) Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Up five cents, or 1.32 per cent, to $3.85 on 22.9 million shares.
TSX inches higher while U.S. markets dip after strong rallies from lows

TSX inches higher while U.S. markets dip after strong rallies from lows

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index inched higher on Tuesday while U.S. markets dipped after strong rallies since last month's lows. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 21.44 points at 13,614.14 after hitting an intraday high of 14,062.71.
Stanfield's signs deal to make protective gowns for N.S. health workers

Stanfield's signs deal to make protective gowns for N.S. health workers

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia-based undergarment manufacturer Stanfield's Ltd.
Economic uncertainty due to virus makes for unusual mortgage rate landscape

Economic uncertainty due to virus makes for unusual mortgage rate landscape

Uncertainty is everywhere in the financial world these days as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, and that's translating into big swings in mortgage rates and challenges in how to navigate borrowing for a home.
Alberta minister says patience running short for federal energy industry aid

Alberta minister says patience running short for federal energy industry aid

Patience in Alberta is wearing thin for a promised aid package from the federal government for the oil and gas sector, Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said Tuesday.
Small businesses say fed's singular approach to wage subsidies doesn't fit them all

Small businesses say fed's singular approach to wage subsidies doesn't fit them all

TORONTO — When the impact of COVID-19 led Hongwei Liu to temporarily lay off some employees and slash company forecasts, the founder of Waterloo, Ont.
ECB takes action to keep banks lending during virus crisis

ECB takes action to keep banks lending during virus crisis

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank took more emergency action Tuesday to keep credit flowing to companies in the 19 countries that use the euro by easing its rules for lending to banks that serve those businesses.
Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline

Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada-US oil pipeline

BILLINGS, Mont. — A Canadian company said Monday that it's started construction on the long-stalled Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S.