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The Canadian Press, with files from staff

CGI Inc. is buying back and cancelling 4.2 million of its class-A subordinate voting shares from the Caisse de depot et placement du Québec for $400 million. The technology-consulting company said it will pay $95.13 per share, a slight discount to where the shares closed on the Toronto Stock Exchange last week at $98.07. CGI […]

  • February 23, 2021 February 23, 2021
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WestJet Airlines Ltd. is hiring Dr. Tammy McKnight as its first chief medical officer. According to a press release, McKnight will develop and implement initiatives related to the health and well-being of the organization’s employees and customers, as well as advise on risk mitigation and make recommendations around complying with health guidelines around the world. Previously, […]

  • February 22, 2021 February 22, 2021
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North America’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded funds began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange recently. The Purpose Bitcoin ETF, developed by Toronto-based Purpose Investments, was approved for trading last week by the Ontario Securities Commission. As of Feb. 18, units of the ETF were at $10.19 in late afternoon trading on the S&P/TSX composite index, up […]

  • February 19, 2021 February 22, 2021
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Two pension funds for New York City workers are pulling an estimated US$4 billion in investments from fossil-fuel companies in order to promote clean-energy use. Mayor Bill De Blasio and Scott Stringer, the city’s comptroller, announced Monday that the boards of the $91.4-billion New York City Employees’ Retirement System and the $77.4-billion New York City […]

  • January 27, 2021 February 16, 2021
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