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OTTAWA — Canada had an impressive response Friday night at TD Place as they downed Romania 35-22 in a men’s rugby test match. Last Saturday, Canada fell pretty significantly to Scotland as the Scots retained claim of the Douglas JL Horn Cup with a decisive 73-12 romp. It was the first of two test matches […]

TORONTO — Family members of a homeless Toronto man who died after police allege he was swarmed and stabbed by a group of teen girls say the thought of his last moments haunts them. A Crown prosecutor read out victim impact statements from Kenneth Lee’s sister, brother-in-law and cousin Friday at a sentencing hearing for […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index achieved another record high close Friday, after also hitting an all-time intraday record thanks to growing investor optimism about future interest rate cuts. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 129.39 points at 22,673.52. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 247.15 points at 40,000.90. The S&P […]

LONDON, Ont. — Alice Munro’s alma mater has paused the endowed chair program that bears her name over revelations the writer protected her husband after learning he had sexually abused her daughter. Western University says Andrea Robin Skinner has the school’s “unwavering support” after coming forward last weekend about her stepfather’s abuse and mother’s silence. […]

TORONTO — When Cathie Wood scans the global technology sector, one innovation stands out, even as its proliferation creates new opportunities. Artificial intelligence, the U.S. tech investment maven said, is “the biggest catalyst” for the innovation she sees taking place across the five major areas funded by her firm, Ark Invest. Those areas of focus […]

Wedding venues in Ontario are hoping their alcohol stocks don’t run dry as a strike by the province’s liquor store workers enters its second week. It’s peak season for the venues that host weddings and other summer gatherings, with plenty of champagne toasts, signature cocktails and specific requests from brides and grooms. But with the […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was up more than 150 points in a broad-based rally, while U.S. stock markets also pushed higher in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 163.79 points at 22,707.92. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 323.83 points at 40,077.58. The S&P 500 index was […]

OTTAWA — Federal officials say rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Beryl that has caused flash floods in the Maritimes is also lowering the risk of wildfires in eastern Canada. So far, this wildfire season is less severe than the record-setting year in 2023. But the risk is high in particular for B.C., Alberta, Yukon […]

TORONTO — Ontario’s mining law and its system for registering mining claims have allowed thousands of claims to be staked on a northwestern First Nation without consultation or consent, the community alleges in a constitutional challenge announced Friday. The Grassy Narrows First Nation, north of Kenora, Ont., is asking the court to declare that the […]

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