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HAMILTON — Toronto FC’s free fall continued Wednesday as the slumping Major League Soccer side was beaten 2-1 by Canadian Premier League champion Forge FC in the opening leg of their Canadian Championship semifinal. Beni Badibanga and Kwasi Poku scored for Forge, which led 2-0 after 14 minutes. Substitute Prince Owusu pulled an important goal […]

TORONTO (AP) — Alphonso Davies’ leg injury does not appear to be severe, and Canada coach Jesse Marsch left open the possibility his team’s top player could be available for Saturday’s Copa America third-place game. Davies limped off in the 71st minute of Tuesday night’s 2-0 semifinal loss to Argentina after his right leg was […]

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

TORONTO — The granddaughter of billionaire businessman Frank Stronach is asking an Ontario court to order the family business to disclose any documents that might exist related to complaints of sexual misconduct against him and settlements involving complainants. In a recent court filing, Selena Stronach argues media coverage of the sexual assault allegations against her […]

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index gained 1.4 per cent Wednesday in a broad-based rally led by energy, industrial and utilities stocks, while U.S. stock markets posted new records yet again. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 307.73 points at 22,350.23. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 429.39 points at 39,721.36. […]

OTTAWA — The University of Ottawa says pro-Palestinian protesters have dismantled an encampment that had been on campus for two months. University president Jacques Frémont says the encampment site is currently in a “deplorable state” and the school will be restoring the area. A student-led group representing the protesters says on social media that the […]

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Workers represented by Unifor at Bombardier’s aircraft assembly centre in the Greater Toronto Area have ratified a new three-year contract, ending an 18-day strike. The union says the agreement includes general wage increases of 12.5 per cent over the life of the agreement, increased pension contributions and better job security. The workers […]

TORONTO — Transit company Keolis North America says it has signed a deal that will see the company double the size of its Canadian operations. Under the agreement with Student Transportation of America, the company will acquire the Pacific Western Transportation transit and motorcoach businesses. Financial terms of the transaction were not immediately available. The […]

OTTAWA — A group of agencies that certify Kosher meat are in court today to ask for an injunction against Canadian Food Inspection Agency guidelines for the ritual slaughter of animals. Kosher meat calls for animals to be slaughtered without first being stunned. While the Kosher method of slaughtering animal for meat is allowed in […]

OTTAWA — The administrative wing of the Prime Minister’s Office says it has new procedures for vetting federal appointees following concerns it failed to search online posts made by the incoming head of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Birju Dattani was appointed chief commissioner in June and is to take up the role in August. […]