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Meet me in the metaverse: Some companies set up shop in a digital environment

Meet me in the metaverse: Some companies set up shop in a digital environment

As a snowstorm bore down on Toronto, Aaron Grinhaus spoke fondly about the view from his office — not his law firm's building in midtown, but the one in the metaverse, where two park benches sit around a water fountain and the sky is a gradient of denimblue
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bank of Canada Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem will give a speech in Quebec City on monetary policy on Tuesday and hold a news conference.
Jury: Musk didn't defraud investors with 2018 Tesla tweets

Jury: Musk didn't defraud investors with 2018 Tesla tweets

SAN FRANCISO (AP) — A jury on Friday decided Elon Musk didn’t defraud investors with his 2018 tweets about electric automaker Tesla in a proposed deal that quickly unraveled and raised questions about whether the billionaire had misled investors.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,758.34, up 17.90 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 22 cents, or 0.5 per cent, to $44.13 on 12.8 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite notches slight gain, U.S. stock markets down on strong jobs data

S&P/TSX composite notches slight gain, U.S. stock markets down on strong jobs data

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index managed a slight gain on a day that saw markets swing notably following the release of better-than-expected jobs data in the U.S., which left markets in the U.S.
Wall Street takes a hit on hot jobs data, cold tech profits

Wall Street takes a hit on hot jobs data, cold tech profits

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s rally hit a wall after a surprisingly strong jobs report fueled worries about inflation and higher interest rates.
Investors made up 20 to 30% of homeowners in some provinces: Statistics Canada

Investors made up 20 to 30% of homeowners in some provinces: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA — New Statistics Canada data shows investors made up almost one third of homeowners in some provinces in 2020. The data agency says investors made up 31.
TRREB sees GTA home prices flatten, but realtors detect return of market activity

TRREB sees GTA home prices flatten, but realtors detect return of market activity

TORONTO — The Greater Toronto Area's real estate board saw home prices plateau in January after being in free fall and depressing sales since spring, but brokers see a return to activity already taking shape.
Airlines ask Supreme Court to hear case on passenger bill of rights

Airlines ask Supreme Court to hear case on passenger bill of rights

OTTAWA — A group of airlines is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to hear their case after a lower court largely upheld the validity of Canada's air passenger bill of rights. Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc.
A surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs

A surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation's worst inflation bout in four decades. The job market hasn't been cooperating.