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S&P/TSX composite falls as base metals and health-care drop, offset by financials

S&P/TSX composite falls as base metals and health-care drop, offset by financials

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index closed lower as weakness in base metals and cannabis companies offset gains in the financials and consumer discretionary sectors on Monday. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 26.75 points at 19,201.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,201.28, down 26.75 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up 72 cents, or 0.87 per cent, to $83.60 on 13.
Cannabis company Aphria reports Q3 loss, says COVID-19 lockdowns have caused pressure

Cannabis company Aphria reports Q3 loss, says COVID-19 lockdowns have caused pressure

Lockdowns enacted by Canadian provinces to quell the spread of COVID-19 hampered Aphria Inc.'s third quarter. The Leamington, Ont.
Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind train crash

Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind train crash

CAIRO — Egyptian prosecutors said Sunday they found that gross negligence by railway employees was behind a deadly train crash that caused public outcry across the country. Drugs were allegedly also involved.

Egypt: Ex-student given 8 more years in #MeToo case

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Sunday convicted a former student at an elite university of attempted rape and drug possession, sentencing him to eight years imprisonment atop a previous punishment for other sexual misconduct convictions.
Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention

Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention

OTTAWA — Grassroots Liberals have overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution calling on the federal government to develop and implement a universal basic income — despite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent lack of enthusiasm for the idea.
'Nothing less than a giant': Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

'Nothing less than a giant': Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

NEW YORK — DMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” whose distinctively gruff voice and thoughtful messages in his rhymes made him one of rap’s biggest stars, has died, according to a family st

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,228.03, down 0.84 of a point.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up half a cent, or 1.

Mexico detains cartel leader, local politician in 2 raids

MEXICO CITY — Mexican prosecutors say they have detained one of the leaders of the Gulf Cartel, and in a related raid at a different house found a local politician with three guns.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,228.87, up 99.80 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up 13 cents, or 49.06 per cent, to 39.