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TORONTO — TMX Group says its revenue and earnings rose in the fourth quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year, and announced an increase to its dividend of five per cent to 87 cents per common share.  The company, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, says its net income attributable to shareholders […]

TORONTO — The NHL all-star festivities presented a few surprises for Proline customers. The league’s best gathered last weekend in Florida but according to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., just 3.7 per cent of bettors selected forward Brock Nelson of the New York Islanders to capture the accuracy shooting competition. Captain Connor McDavid of […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index lost more than 100 points Monday on broad-based weakness while U.S. markets were also down, with the Nasdaq slipping one per cent. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 129.42 points at 20,628.92. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 34.99 points at 33,891.02. The S&P 500 […]

TORONTO — Google says Canadian employees affected by recently announced job cuts are being told today whether they have been laid off. Google Canada spokesperson Lauren Skelly says notifications are being sent to staff impacted by the cuts announced last month. Skelly wouldn’t say how many Canadians are being laid off and in what departments […]

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake was “lightly felt” in Ontario after it hit near Buffalo, N.Y., Earthquakes Canada said Monday – a light quake by international measures but the largest to hit the area in more than a half-century. No significant damage was reported in the hours after Monday morning’s earthquake and none would be expected […]

KENORA, Ont. — Indigenous leaders and the provincial government have opened a centre in northwest Ontario aimed at addressing the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice system. Attorney General Doug Downey says the new justice centre in Kenora, Ont., will hold individuals accountable while providing wraparound supports for health care, education, housing and other […]

TORONTO — Pamela Anderson is bringing her passion for plant-based food to Food Network Canada. Corus Studios says the model, actress and animal activist serves as host and sous-chef on a new series with the working title, “Pamela’s Cooking With Love.” Production is set to begin this summer, with eight episodes of the hour-long show […]

TORONTO — Ontario cannabis stores are seeing their sales data shared among competitors without their approval for at least the second time in a year. The province’s pot distributor, the Ontario Cannabis Store, and regulator, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, say stores informed them last week that confidential sales data was circulating within […]

An Ontario agency that oversees complaints against police has demoted an officer who was found guilty of investigating with bias the 2015 death of an Indigenous man in Thunder Bay. The Office of the Independent Police Review Director ruled on Friday that Shawn Harrison has been demoted to sergeant but can return to his rank […]

TORONTO — Ontario should speed up new housing approvals, increase skilled trade immigration, and “rein in” municipalities introducing varying green building standards, a residential builders’ group is telling the government. The province is sifting through a mountain of requests for funding and policy changes as it prepares the budget, and as Premier Doug Ford’s development-eager […]