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Author: The Canadian Press

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TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index posted a triple-digit advance in late-morning trading as gains in the energy and technology sectors helped lead the market higher, while U.S. stock markets also gained ground. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 135.28 points at 20,667.46. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 298.44 points […]

TORONTO — Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca says repealing a bill that caps public sector compensation increases would be his top legislative priority if he is premier. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is also taking aim at Bill 124 today, saying she would repeal it and allow workers to bargain for fair wages again. Horwath […]

TORONTO — Ontario’s police watchdog says a man shot and killed by Toronto police on Thursday was carrying a pellet gun. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer said Thursday that officers were called to the city’s east end around 1 p.m. on reports of a person with a gun. The Special Investigations Unit says the 27-year-old […]

Hamilton police say they have  charged a 33-year-old woman with trespassing after a protest against Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford. Lawyer Caryma Sa’d says she is the person who was arrested at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. Police say Ford attended the airport at about 5:30 p.m. yesterday for an election campaign stop. According […]

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. reported a smaller quarterly loss compared with a year ago as its net revenue fell 25 per cent. The cannabis company says it had a net loss of $578.6 million or $1.46 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31 compared with a net loss of $616.7 […]

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three men who shot fireworks into crowds of people on Monday. Police say that at approximately 11:30 p.m. three men in a dark-coloured four-door BMW drove to the intersection of Queen Street East and Leslie Street. They say three men got out of the car […]

“Doug Ford is a builder,” a moderator read out to the audience of a recent Ontario election debate that asked leaders of the three main parties to submit biographies of themselves.  It’s an image the Progressive Conservative leader has worked hard to present as he asks voters to re-elect him as premier. He’s hopped aboard […]

The leaders of Ontario’s main political parties will be campaigning largely in the vote-rich Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area today as election day approaches.   Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford, who is seeking to hold on to the premier’s office, will be speaking in Oakville today and is set to host a rally in Kitchener […]

The vast majority of Ottawa residents still without power after a powerful weekend storm are expected to get their hydro back today.  Hydro Ottawa says it’s aiming to have the bulk of its system up and running by the end of the day, with smaller pockets to be recovered over the weekend.  It warns, however, […]

TORONTO — Prosecutors and defence lawyers are expected to make their final pitch today to jurors hearing the sex assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard. Hoggard, 37, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm and one of sexual interference, a charge that refers to the sexual touching of […]