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BMO reports $1.29B Q1 profit, provision for credit losses up from year ago

BMO reports $1.29B Q1 profit, provision for credit losses up from year ago

TORONTO — BMO Financial Group reported a first-quarter profit of $1.29 billion as its provision for credit losses rose compared with a year ago. The bank says its profit amounted to $1.73 per diluted share for the quarter ended Jan.
Scotiabank reports Q1 profit up from year ago, provisions for credit losses up

Scotiabank reports Q1 profit up from year ago, provisions for credit losses up

TORONTO — The Bank of Nova Scotia reported first-quarter net income of $2.20 billion, up from $1.76 billion a year earlier, even as the amount it put aside for bad loans rose compared with a year ago. The bank said Tuesday the profit amounted to $1.
In the news today: Liberals to create digital safety commission via Online Harms Act

In the news today: Liberals to create digital safety commission via Online Harms Act

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
A list of Canadian discount airlines that have left the skies since 2000

A list of Canadian discount airlines that have left the skies since 2000

It's not easy to make a go of it as an upstart airline in Canada.
Saskatchewan coroner's inquest to hear more details about in-custody death of killer

Saskatchewan coroner's inquest to hear more details about in-custody death of killer

SASKATOON — A Saskatchewan coroner’s inquest will hear more details today about how a man who killed 11 people and injured 17 others during a stabbing rampage died in police custody.
Strep throat bug also causes flesh-eating disease, but why is a 'random game': expert

Strep throat bug also causes flesh-eating disease, but why is a 'random game': expert

An infectious disease physician says that when someone is infected with group A streptococcus bacteria, it's "kind of a random game" what comes next. Dr. Donald Vinh says it could turn into the type of illness known as strep throat.
Cape Breton U tripled its international recruitment. Students say they pay the price.

Cape Breton U tripled its international recruitment. Students say they pay the price.

Over the past five years, Navy Nguyen says she has watched thousands of international students arrive at Cape Breton University to find a town that was wholly unprepared for them.
What is the 'flesh-eating' infection that recently claimed leg of B.C. firefighter?

What is the 'flesh-eating' infection that recently claimed leg of B.C. firefighter?

A firefighter from British Columbia is recovering in a Hong Kong hospital after contracting a flesh-eating infection that forced the amputation of his leg during a family vacation earlier this month.
Why do so many discount airlines fold? Lynx Air is latest in a line of failures

Why do so many discount airlines fold? Lynx Air is latest in a line of failures

Lynx Air ceased to fly this week, the latest in a long line of discount carriers to bite the departures dust — brought down in part by stiff competition, high fees and Canada’s vast geography.
Pension funds improving modestly on climate but still too slow: report

Pension funds improving modestly on climate but still too slow: report

TORONTO — Canada's largest public pension funds are showing modest improvements on climate action but are moving too slowly overall, says a new report by a climate advocacy group.