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Tories accuse minister of 'politicizing' Governor General's office over online harms

Tories accuse minister of 'politicizing' Governor General's office over online harms

OTTAWA — A spokeswoman for Gov. Gen. Mary Simon says she will continue to advocate for "digital respect," despite suggestions it's inappropriate for her to wade in when a government bill targeting the issue is being hotly debated.
Too early for conclusions on integrity of last two elections, MP Chong tells inquiry

Too early for conclusions on integrity of last two elections, MP Chong tells inquiry

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Michael Chong is urging a federal inquiry to refrain from making final conclusions about the integrity of the last two general elections, saying it is too early to do so.
Workers warn of dangers if six Public Health Ontario labs close

Workers warn of dangers if six Public Health Ontario labs close

TORONTO — The potential closure of six laboratories across the province would be dangerous and create inequity in northern Ontario, Public Health Ontario workers said Wednesday.
Capital gains are going to be taxed more, and these economists say it's a good thing

Capital gains are going to be taxed more, and these economists say it's a good thing

OTTAWA — Canada's wealthiest individuals and corporations will soon pay taxes on a larger share of the capital gains they earn, a change that economists say will make the tax system more efficient, despite pushback from business groups.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,656.05, up 13.18): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 34 cents, or 0.75 per cent, to 45.89 on 11.5 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite flat on Wednesday, U.S. stock markets fall

S&P/TSX composite flat on Wednesday, U.S. stock markets fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was flat on Wednesday, helped by strength in battery metal and technology stocks, while U.S. stock markets moved lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 13.18 points at 21,656.05.
What measures were missing from the 2024 federal budget

What measures were missing from the 2024 federal budget

TORONTO — The federal budget tabled on Tuesday introduced $53 billion in new spending, but not everyone got what they were looking for. Here's a look at some of the measures not included in the Liberals government's fiscal plans.
Police announce nine suspects in $24M gold and cash heist at Toronto Pearson

Police announce nine suspects in $24M gold and cash heist at Toronto Pearson

TORONTO — Two men who worked for Air Canada and an alleged firearms trafficker are among nine people facing charges in a heist of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto's Pearson airport a year ago, police said Wednesday, offering new detai
Wildfire sparked by TC Energy pipeline rupture under control

Wildfire sparked by TC Energy pipeline rupture under control

CALGARY — A wildfire in west-central Alberta that was sparked by a natural gas pipeline rupture is under control, but an investigation into what caused the pipeline to break could take months or even years.
Canada edged by reigning champion Costa Rica in CONCACAF futsal quarterfinal

Canada edged by reigning champion Costa Rica in CONCACAF futsal quarterfinal

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Defending champion Costa Rica held on to edge Canada 3-2 in quarterfinal play Wednesday at the CONCACAF Futsal Championship, ending the Canadian men's hope of reaching the FIFA Futsal World Cup.