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TORONTO — Losses in industrial, utility and financial stocks weighed on the Toronto stock market as Canada’s main stock index fell more than 100 points Tuesday, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 108.33 points at 22,265.05. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 216.73 points at […]

TORONTO — World champion Justina Di Stasio and veteran Amar Dhesi will lead Canada’s wrestling team into the Olympic Games in Paris. Ana Godinez Gonzalez of Burnaby, B.C., Montreal’s Alex Moore, Linda Morais of Tecumseh, Ont., and Hannah Taylor of Summerside, P.E.I. join Dhesi of Surrey, B.C., and Di Stasio of Coquitlam, B.C., on the […]

TORONTO — An Ontario judge issued an order Tuesday that recognizes and enforces Red Lobster’s U.S. bankruptcy protection proceedings in Canada. The order from judge Michael Penny was requested by lawyers for the beleaguered seafood restaurant chain’s Canadian business, who told a virtual court their client is working to steady its operations. “Everything we are […]

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Todd Doherty says the federal government is offering “false hope” to Canadians with a national pharmacare bill that will not initially apply to a broad range of medications. The Liberals and NDP, who collaborated on the program, say the bill is a “framework legislation” that will guide a future universal and […]

TORONTO — Rising strain in auto loans and mortgages led Scotiabank to set aside more money in the second quarter, leading to a drop in profits and analyst concern about its growth prospects. The bank said Tuesday its net income fell to $2.09 billion or $1.57 per diluted share for the quarter ended April 30, […]

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy czar and a government official warn that a Senate bill proposing to block minors from “sexually explicit material” online could apply to streaming services such as Netflix. Philippe Dufresne, the country’s privacy commissioner, and Owen Ripley, a deputy minister at Canadian Heritage, say legislators should dramatically narrow the bill’s scope. They […]

OTTAWA — The parliamentary assistant to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is criticizing the parliamentary budget officer for not issuing a more public correction to its carbon price analysis after finding an error in it. The PBO published a note on its website on April 17 admitting its economic analyses of the consumer carbon price done […]

HAMILTON — McMaster University has fired a psychology professor who it says had sexual relations with a number of students, including one who was vulnerable and relying on him for support. The university says a committee that reviewed Scott Watter’s behaviour described it as “unethical, inappropriate and in some instances exploitative,” finding that his removal […]

One in eight pregnant people in Ontario has a disability, but many face barriers to accessible care and disrespect from health-care providers, a new report published Tuesday says. People with disabilities have been overlooked in reproductive health care partly because of false societal assumptions that they aren’t sexual and won’t have children, Hilary Brown, lead […]

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have signed returner Janarion Grant, who won two Grey Cup titles with Winnipeg. The 30-year-old from Trilby, Fla., spent the last four seasons with the Blue Bombers, helping them to four Grey Cup appearanes and championships in 2019 and 2021. He was named a CFL all-star in 2022 when he […]