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Air Canada's government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says

Air Canada's government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says

TORONTO — One of Canada's best-known advocates for passenger rights said Tuesday that taxpayers don't have enough security in the $5.
S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

S&P/TSX composite ekes out slight rise, 'appetite for risk' lifts Nasdaq, S&P 500

TORONTO — An "unrelenting appetite for risk" by investors offset higher-than-expected U.S. inflation data and news of a major setback for a maker of COVID-19 vaccines, as some U.S. markets outperformed Canada's main stock index.

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 (19,203.70, up 2.42 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 48 cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $83.12 on 16.
US investigating possible air bag failures in GM vehicles

US investigating possible air bag failures in GM vehicles

DETROIT — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is investigating complaints that the air bags may not inflate in a crash on thousands of General Motors vehicles.
Dutch govt says it's too early to start easing the lockdown

Dutch govt says it's too early to start easing the lockdown

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch government on Tuesday presented a roadmap for relaxing coronavirus lockdown measures, but caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte stressed that it is still too early to ease restrictions.
Aggressive takeoff caused Hawaii plane crash that killed 11

Aggressive takeoff caused Hawaii plane crash that killed 11

HONOLULU — A pilot's aggressive takeoff led to an aerodynamic stall, causing the 2019 crash of a skydiving plane in Hawaii that killed all 11 people on board, government safety investigators have determined. The U.S.
Magna plans to expand manufacturing in North America to focus on EVs

Magna plans to expand manufacturing in North America to focus on EVs

Canadian auto parts company Magna International Inc. is planning to expand its global manufacturing capacity to North America as it focuses on electric vehicle production. The Aurora, Ont.
South Africa halts J&J vaccine jabs; Europe rollout delayed

South Africa halts J&J vaccine jabs; Europe rollout delayed

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa suspended giving Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots Tuesday as a “precautionary measure” and the company delayed its European vaccine rollout following an FDA decision to pause the jabs while very rare blood clot cases ar
France suspends all Brazil flights due to virus variants

France suspends all Brazil flights due to virus variants

PARIS — France suspended all flights from Brazil on Tuesday amid mounting fears over the particularly contagious coronavirus variant that has been sweeping the South American country. Prime Minister Jean Castex announced the suspension to parliament.

Canada Infrastructure Bank and Fortis subsidiary invest in transmission line

OTTAWA — The Canada Infrastructure Bank and ITC Investment Holdings have signed a deal to invest $1.7 billion in an underwater transmission line connecting Ontario to Pennsylvania under Lake Erie.