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TORONTO — Jayson Tatum had 31 points and 12 rebounds to lift the league-leading Boston Celtics to a 116-110 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday. Pascal Siakam scored 29 points, while Scottie Barnes finished with 21 and Gary Trent Jr., added 20 for the Raptors (12-12), who lost for just the third time at […]

Several major Ontario pediatric hospitals say they are not asking for external staff support, as Ottawa’s CHEO prepares to bring in Red Cross staff until at least the end of the year.  The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and Hamilton’s McMaster Children’s Hospital have not requested staff support from outside organizations, but say they […]

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,242.26, down 243.40 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 77 cents, or 1.8 per cent, to $42.23 on 24.2 million shares. Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Down 38 cents, or 1.7 per cent, to $22.48 on […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index closed down almost 1.2 per cent Monday as oil prices dropped while U.S. markets were down even more as signs of heightened business activity renewed fears about the interest rate hike path ahead. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 243.40 points at 20,242.26 as both energy and information technology […]

TORONTO — Canadian actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Olympic hockey players Sarah Nurse and Renata Fast are among the celebrities set to appear as cannon dolls in “The Nutcracker.” The National Ballet of Canada says this season’s lineup of cameos includes Ramakrishnan, star of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” and Disney’s “Turning Red.” Other notable guests […]

TORONTO — A former director of quality and compliance at CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the growth of cannabis in unlicensed rooms was discussed “very openly” at the pot company. Graham Lee told the Ontario court of justice’s Old City Hall court that the activity was not hidden or denied and was discussed on multiple occasions, […]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford are celebrating the opening today of Canada’s first full-scale electric vehicle manufacturing plant.    Trudeau says electric delivery vans have started rolling off the line today at the General Motors CAMI production plant in Ingersoll, Ont., which has been retooled to build the company’s BrightDrop all-electric […]

TORONTO — Six people are facing a total of 260 criminal charges after a firearms trafficking investigation in Toronto. Police say they started investigating a group suspected of firearms trafficking in the fall of 2021 Officers carried out search warrants for addresses and vehicles associated with the suspects in May.  Interim Toronto police Chief James […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index was down more than 100 points in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in the energy, technology and financial sectors, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 153.85 points at 20,331.81. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 261.51 points at […]

TORONTO — The stage adaptation of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has been extended to June 2023. Producers say 10 weeks of performances have been added from March 21 to June 4, 2023, with the new block of tickets on sale Saturday through Mirvish Productions. The show is based on an original new story […]