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TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was up in late-morning trading, helped by strength in base metal and technology stocks, while U.S. stock markets moved lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 49.60 points at 21,692.47. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 67.44 points at 37,731.53. The S&P 500 index was […]

TORONTO — Isaiah Adams remains the top-ranked player for the 2024 CFL draft. The Illinois offensive lineman topped the CFL Scouting Bureau’s spring top-20 list released Wednesday, retaining the No. 1 spot he held in December. However, teams eyeing the six-foot-five, 320-pound Adams from Ajax, Ont., in the CFL draft on April 30 will have […]

TORONTO — Two men who worked for Air Canada and an alleged firearms trafficker are among nine people charged in a heist of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto’s Pearson airport a year ago, police said Wednesday, offering new details of what happened in the “sensational” case. Peel Regional Police said their […]

TORONTO — The federal budget has not won support from Canada’s tech industry. The sector is disappointed in the Liberals’ proposal to increase the proportion of capital gain earnings businesses pay income tax on to two-thirds from one half. The government is also proposing the increase be applied to individuals for capital gains earnings exceeding […]

TORONTO — Only one Canadian has made the short list for the Griffin Poetry Prize, a prestigious literary award that until recently had a separate purse just for homegrown talent. Irish-Canadian poet George McWhirter made the list for “Self-Portrait in the Zone of Silence,” his translation of works by Homero Aridjis, originally written in Spanish. […]

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say nine people have been arrested and charged in a heist of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto’s Pearson airport last year.  More to come.  The Canadian Press

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police are set to announce arrests in a heist of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto’s Pearson airport last year.  Peel Regional Police are expected to reveal details this morning of their joint task force investigation – dubbed Project 24K – with the U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau. […]

TORONTO — Prosecutors and defence lawyers are expected to make their final submissions today in the trial of a man accused of running over a Toronto police officer. Umar Zameer has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Det. Const. Jeffrey Northrup, who died on July 2, 2021 after he was hit […]

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays All-Star closer Jordan Romano saved a win over the New York Yankees in his season debut Tuesday night. Toronto activated Romano and fellow right-hander Erik Swanson off the 15-day injured list before the game. Romano had been sidelined since spring training with right elbow inflammation and Swanson with right forearm […]

TORONTO — Left-hander Yusei Kikuchi struck out nine in his solid six innings, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s two-run single in the fourth pushed the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-4 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday. Kikuchi (1-1) provided the Blue Jays (10-8) with a three-run cushion after giving up only a run […]