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OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales were essentially unchanged in June as lower sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gas stations offset gains in most of the other subsectors. Economists on average had expected a decline of 0.1 per cent, according to the financial markets data firm Refinitiv. Sales were down in […]

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Provincial police say a woman is dead and seven others are injured after a fiery crash east of Toronto on Thursday night. OPP spokeswoman Const. Lauren Ball says the crash occurred just before 11 p.m. in Oakville, Ont., and involved seven vehicles. She says a tractor trailer burst into flames on the eastbound lanes of the Queen Elizabeth […]

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Cargojet Inc. has signed a new deal with that could see the online retailer acquire a stake in the company which provides overnight air cargo services. Amazon uses Cargojet’s overnight air network and charter aircraft services to move packages between facilities and to other carrier locations. Under the agreement, Cargojet will […]

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Police say one person is dead after a fiery crash east of Toronto on Thursday night. Halton regional police say they were called to the crash involving multiple vehicles around 11 p.m. in Oakville, Ont. They say a tractor trailer burst into flames on the eastbound lanes of the Queen Elizabeth Way […]

Toronto police say a man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left two emerging artists dead last summer. Jahvante Smart, 21, known as Smoke Dawg and Ernest Modekwe, 28, known as Koba Prime, were gunned down in Toronto’s Entertainment District in June 2018. Police say a woman shot in the same incident is […]

OTTAWA — Zuhair Alshaer spends most of his day editing articles and organizing interviews with politicians for his Ottawa-based Arab Canada newspaper, to introduce Arabic-speaking new Canadians to federal politics. The community Alshaer’s paper serves is growing — more immigrants are arriving in Canada from Africa, Asia and the Middle East than ever before, surpassing Europe […]

Hamilton-based soccer club Forge FC downed Club Deportivo Olimpia 1-0 on Thursday in the first leg of their CONCACAF League Round of 16 matchup. The Canadian Premier League team got a goal from Chris Nanco just four minutes into the match at Tim Hortons Field, and goalkeeper Triston Henry did the rest of the work to […]

AURORA, Ont. — Annie Park shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the CP Women’s Open. Canadians Brooke Henderson, the defending champion, and Anne-Catherine Tanguay were one shot back along with top-ranked Jin Young Ko, Pajaree Anannarukarn and Nicole Broch Larsen. Park hit 15 greens in […]

AURORA, Ont. — A busy week of media commitments, two pro-ams and an intensive practice session with her coach had taken a toll on Anne-Catherine Tanguay. When the Quebec City native woke up on Thursday morning ahead of the first round of the CP Women’s Open, one of Tanguay’s eyes was red and puffy. Fearing that […]

TORONTO — Five women and a baby were injured after a vehicle allegedly ran a red light in the heart of Toronto’s downtown core, city police said Thursday. Sgt. Brett Moore of the force’s traffic services division said the resulting three-car pileup sent at least four of those hurt to hospital, with one of them listed in critical condition.   The […]