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GEORGE WESTON LTD., $133.40, is a buy. The holding company (Toronto symbol WN; Shares outstanding: 149.8 million; Market cap: $19.2 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 1.8%; www.weston.ca) makes a number of bakery products through Weston Foods. It also owns a 52.6% stake in Loblaw and a 61.7% stake… Read More

Top Canadian insurers with gains ahead

Business—both in Canada and internationally—remains strong for our two top Canadian insurance recommendations. These two stocks have recovered all of the ground they lost in March 2020 with onset of the pandemic, and we think they are now poised to move even higher. Meanwhile, each… Read More

These ETFs aim for top-quality holdings

One of the best methods of building wealth over time is to zero in on the shares of quality companies with a consistent history of sales and earnings (or the ETFs that hold them). Solid balance sheets and a strong hold on a growing clientele… Read More

Key updates for dividend-focused investors

MCDONALD’S CORP. $243 is a buy. The fast-food giant (New York symbol MCD; Income-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 746.8 million; Market cap: $181.5 billion; Dividend yield: 2.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.mcdonalds.com) now has 39,396 restaurants in about 120 countries. It last… Read More