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Nov. existing home sales fall 2.5%, following record summer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The market for existing homes cooled slightly in November, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday, after climbing through the late spring, summer and early fall despite the pandemic. Existing home sales fell 2.
Remote workers finding opportunities farther afield as pandemic drags on

Remote workers finding opportunities farther afield as pandemic drags on

Finding a new contract after finishing a video editing project used to be a hassle for Heather Bergstrom.
Open Text announces settlement with U.S. Internal Revenue Service

Open Text announces settlement with U.S. Internal Revenue Service

WATERLOO, Ont. — Open Text Corp. says it has reached a deal with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to settle a US$830-million claim related to its taxable income for its 2010 and 2012 financial years.
CAE announces deal for flight crew management software company Merlot Aero

CAE announces deal for flight crew management software company Merlot Aero

OTTAWA — CAE Inc. says it has acquired Merlot Aero Ltd., a flight crew management software company, in deal worth at least US$25 million.

Russel Metals to buy metals service centre Sanborn Tube Sales of Wisconsin

TORONTO — Russel Metals Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy Sanborn Tube Sales of Wisconsin Inc. Financial terms of the deal for the metals service centre were not immediately available.
Cut off: Britain hit with travel bans over new virus strain

Cut off: Britain hit with travel bans over new virus strain

LONDON — Trucks waiting to get out of Britain backed up for miles and people were left stranded at airports Monday as dozens of countries around the world slapped tough travel restrictions on the U.K.
North American stock markets fall on COVID-19 travel bans, oil and loonie close lower

North American stock markets fall on COVID-19 travel bans, oil and loonie close lower

TORONTO — Most North American stock markets fell Monday as a new strain of the coronavirus led to countries including Canada restricting travel from the United Kingdom, raising worries of more economic disruption after months of volatility.

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 (17,500.89, down 33.74 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 46 cents, or 2.08 per cent, to $21.67 on 11.9 million shares.
High-flying Tesla stock takes a hit on 1st day in S&P 500

High-flying Tesla stock takes a hit on 1st day in S&P 500

DETROIT — In the middle of last year, Tesla's losses were piling up, sales weren't enough to cover expenses and big debt payments loomed.
EU greenlights COVID-19 vaccine after agency gives safety OK

EU greenlights COVID-19 vaccine after agency gives safety OK

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday gave official approval for the coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to be used across the 27-nation bloc, raising hopes that countries can begin administering the first shots to their citizens s