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TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says trying to repair the Ontario Science Centre building would be “foolish.” The government has said that the science centre had to abruptly close last month because of structural issues with the roof, but there has been widespread criticism of the decision shut it down rather than address those […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was up more than 200 points in late-morning trading, helped by strength in the utility, industrial and energy sectors, while U.S. stock markets also climbed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 212.24 points at 22,254.74. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 57.05 points at 39,349.02. […]

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he will not budge from his plan to have ready-to-drink cocktails sold at convenience and grocery stores across the province. Workers at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario went on strike last week and their union says wages are not the issue, rather they oppose Ford’s alcohol expansion […]

TORONTO — Centre Ulrich Chomche has signed a two-way contract with the Toronto Raptors. Chomche was selected 57th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in last month’s NBA Draft. Media reports had that draft pick actually traded to Toronto before Minnesota took Chomche. The Raptors confirmed the deal was done on Saturday, with cash considerations sent […]

TORONTO — Professors are re-evaluating how they approach the work of Alice Munro following revelations the writer protected her husband after learning he had sexually abused her daughter. The academic community began reckoning with its relationship to the Nobel laureate after Andrea Robin Skinner published a first-person essay this weekend detailing the abuse at the […]

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing about $811 million for a 20 per cent stake in European company, which helps simplify online business for entrepreneurs and small businesses. The transaction values at about $7 billion. The software company says the new investment will support its growth strategy. Hafiz Lalani, […]

OTTAWA — An Israeli defence contractor is taking the Canadian government to court after the company says it was taken out of the running for a multimillion-dollar military equipment contract without explanation. Elbit Security Systems Ltd. says in an application filed in Federal Court last month that Public Services and Procurement Canada has refused to […]

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to a dinner at the White House this evening, as the U.S. president hosts NATO leaders. Joe Biden’s health has been under international scrutiny since a disastrous debate performance last month against Donald Trump. Biden’s team has said the president is sharpest earlier in the day and […]

IGNACE, ONTARIO — A northwestern Ontario town is set to decide today whether it is willing to become the site of a deep geological repository for Canada’s nuclear waste. The Nuclear Waste Management Organization plans to decide this year where millions of bundles of used nuclear fuel will be placed in a network of underground […]

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia’s premier says the province worked with the federal government to change its bail rules, so he is not sure why a man with a long and violent criminal history was released from jail weeks before the stabbing death of a woman in her Surrey, B.C., home. David Eby called the […]