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Author: The Canadian Press

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TORONTO — After interviewing Hollywood stars in cities across the globe, ET Canada veteran Roz Weston says he’s signing off from the entertainment news program. With 17 seasons under his belt, the TV reporter and radio host will exit the show on June 23 with a “special farewell” that looks back on some of his […]

TORONTO — Canada Soccer has cancelled a planned friendly with Iran in the face of growing criticism. In a one-paragraph statement, the governing body gave no reason for the cancellation of the scheduled June 5 game at B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver. But the idea of hosting the Iranian team, ranked 21st in the world, […]

TORONTO — TD Bank Group reported its second-quarter net income totalled $3.81 billion, up from $3.70 billion in the same quarter last year. The bank says the profit for the quarter ended April 30 totalled $2.07 per diluted share, up from $1.99 per diluted share a year ago. Revenue in the quarter totalled $11.26 billion, […]

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada raised its quarterly dividend as it reported its second-quarter net income rose to $4.25 billion compared with $4.02 billion in the same quarter last year. The bank says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of $1.28 per share, up from $1.20 per share. RBC says its profit amounted […]

TORONTO — CIBC raised its quarterly dividend as it reported its second-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago. The bank says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per share, up from 80.5 cents per share. CIBC earned $1.52 billion or $1.62 per diluted share in net income for the quarter […]

Tens of thousands of Ontario residents are facing another day without power as restoration efforts continue following last weekend’s vicious storm. Environment Canada said a derecho – a rare widespread windstorm associated with a line of thunderstorms – developed near Sarnia, Ont., on Saturday and moved northeastward across the province. Hydro One says almost 72,760 […]

Here’s where the leaders of Ontario’s main political parties are today: ____ Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford Hamilton: Hosts a rally. 7:30 p.m. ____ NDP Leader Andrea Horwath Brampton: Announces plan to end hallway medicine. 9 a.m., Outside 120 Dandelion Rd. Kitchener: Visits Food4Kids Waterloo Region Open House. 12:15 p.m.,Food4Kids Waterloo Region, 10 Washburn Drive […]

TORONTO — Ontario’s election is one week away, and the party leaders are focusing on key issues in key ridings. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will start her day in Brampton, where her party won three seats in 2018 and where she hopes to either retain or grow the NDP’s footprint in the vote-rich region. She […]

TORONTO — Andrea Horwath’s days are quite full, as leader of Ontario’s Official Opposition, so to unwind she likes to bake – though her version of downtime doesn’t sound especially relaxing. The NDP leader recently had a late-night urge to whip up a batch of biscuits, but instead of turning out soft and flaky, they […]

TORONTO — Tre Ford of the Waterloo Warriors and Sophie de Goede of the Queen’s Gaels were named winners of the Lois and Doug Mitchell U Sports athletes of the year awards on Wednesday night. Ford completed 63.4 per cent of his passes for 1,465 yards and 10 touchdowns in last season’s shortened six-game football […]