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S&P/TSX composite breaks more records as investor optimism grows

S&P/TSX composite breaks more records as investor optimism grows

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 closed up 129.
Ontario mining law 'outdated, unconstitutional and offensive': First Nation chief

Ontario mining law 'outdated, unconstitutional and offensive': First Nation chief

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.
AI is the tech sector's 'biggest catalyst' for innovation: famed investor Cathie Wood

AI is the tech sector's 'biggest catalyst' for innovation: famed investor Cathie Wood

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.
Stock market today: Wall Street rolls to another winning week

Stock market today: Wall Street rolls to another winning week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks ended higher after some mixed signals on big banks’ profits and inflation did little to dent Wall Street’s belief that easier interest rates are on the way. The S&P 500 rose 0.
The son of Asia’s richest man is set to marry in the year's most extravagant wedding

The son of Asia’s richest man is set to marry in the year's most extravagant wedding

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians began arriving in India’s financial capital on Friday to attend the wedding of the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man , highlighting the billionaire's staggering
Cogeco mum on Canadian wireless launch after introducing mobile service in U.S.

Cogeco mum on Canadian wireless launch after introducing mobile service in U.S.

Cogeco Inc. says it's eyeing the launch of mobile service in Canada after beginning to offer wireless coverage to customers in the U.S. last quarter under its Breezeline Mobile brand.
WestJet and mechanics' union ratify contract in aftermath of strike

WestJet and mechanics' union ratify contract in aftermath of strike

CALGARY — A collective agreement between WestJet and its mechanics has been ratified, just weeks after a two-day strike forced large-scale flight cancellations and cost the airline millions of dollars.
B.C. premier says 'zero per cent chance' for no-prescription opioid suggestion

B.C. premier says 'zero per cent chance' for no-prescription opioid suggestion

BURNABY, B.C.
Extreme heat and some medicines can be a risky combo. Here's what to know

Extreme heat and some medicines can be a risky combo. Here's what to know

Extreme heat can raise the danger of heat-related illnesses and threaten health in a more subtle way — by amplifying the side effects of many common medications. Hot weather, too, can damage medicines such as insulin that require refrigeration.
Hearing cancelled for Saskatchewan's bid to stop federal collection of carbon money

Hearing cancelled for Saskatchewan's bid to stop federal collection of carbon money

VANCOUVER — A court hearing for the Saskatchewan government to argue for an injunction to stop the Canada Revenue Agency from collecting millions in carbon levy money has been cancelled.