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These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

Canadians are continuing to be laid off as part of a wave of job cuts that began in 2023 as companies assessed their operations after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic passed.
Reddit strikes $60M deal allowing Google to train AI models on its posts, unveils IPO plans

Reddit strikes $60M deal allowing Google to train AI models on its posts, unveils IPO plans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Reddit has struck a deal with Google that allows the search giant to use posts from the online discussion site for training its artificial intelligence models and to improve services such as Google Search.
Immigration spurring telecom subscriber growth but ongoing investments needed: report

Immigration spurring telecom subscriber growth but ongoing investments needed: report

Canada's immigration influx is spurring subscriber growth for the country's four biggest telecom providers, but significant investments in network infrastructure are needed to meet rising demand for services, says a report released Thursday.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,318.08, up 145.70 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 13 cents, or 0.29 per cent, to $45.22 on 18.5 million shares.
Suncor reverses workplace injury trend, reports 2023 was company's safest year ever

Suncor reverses workplace injury trend, reports 2023 was company's safest year ever

CALGARY — Oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc., which has been heavily criticized in recent years for an abnormally high number of workplace deaths at its sites, reported that 2023 was its best year ever in terms of worker safety.
AT&T says its cellphone network restored after a widespread outage hit users across the US

AT&T says its cellphone network restored after a widespread outage hit users across the US

AT&T said Thursday its wireless network was back after an outage knocked out cellphone service for its users across the U.S. for hours.
TSX posts gain while U.S. markets soar to new heights on tech optimism

TSX posts gain while U.S. markets soar to new heights on tech optimism

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained almost 150 points Thursday, while its Wall St. counterparts soared, led by technology stocks after another blowout report from chipmaker Nvidia.
Stock market today: Nvidia shares surge and set off a rally on Wall Street

Stock market today: Nvidia shares surge and set off a rally on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Nvidia’s stock price surged after delivering another blowout quarter, setting off a rally in other technology companies that carried Wall Street to another record high.
Google suspends Gemini AI chatbot's ability to generate pictures of people

Google suspends Gemini AI chatbot's ability to generate pictures of people

Google said Thursday it is temporarily stopping its Gemini artificial intelligence chatbot from generating images of people a day after apologizing for “inaccuracies” in historical depictions that it was creating.
Maple Leaf Foods combining meat and plant protein businesses into one

Maple Leaf Foods combining meat and plant protein businesses into one

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is combining its meat and plant protein businesses into one as it seeks to focus the company and drive growth.