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TSX gains almost 100 points, U.S. markets recover bulk of Wednesday selloff

TSX gains almost 100 points, U.S. markets recover bulk of Wednesday selloff

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained almost a hundred points Thursday despite weakness in energy stocks, while U.S. markets erased a big chunk of their losses from the day before.
Stock market today: Wall Street rebounds to its best day in weeks, led by Big Tech

Stock market today: Wall Street rebounds to its best day in weeks, led by Big Tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street burst out of its hangover Thursday, as U.S. stocks bounced back in a widespread rally following their worst day since September. The S&P 500 gained 1.2% to recover three quarters of its sharp loss from the day before.
Graduates entering weak markets face long-term effects, lower earnings: TD Economics

Graduates entering weak markets face long-term effects, lower earnings: TD Economics

TORONTO — Recent graduates entering the job market during high unemployment may see a lasting affect their earnings, especially for younger and inexperienced workers, according to a new report -- but work-integrated learning program could improve job
Q&A: Nearly a year after their buzzy hit single, The Last Dinner Party releases debut album

Q&A: Nearly a year after their buzzy hit single, The Last Dinner Party releases debut album

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the last several decades, rock music has been declared dead countless times. But the flame that animates the spirit of the genre always seems to reignite — even if it looks different than before.
Trans Mountain mulling how to remove 'obstruction' causing newest construction delay

Trans Mountain mulling how to remove 'obstruction' causing newest construction delay

CALGARY — The company building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion continues to work to find a solution for its latest unexpected construction challenge in B.C. Crown corporation Trans Mountain Corp.
European Union overcomes threat of Hungary veto to seal $54 billion aid package for Ukraine

European Union overcomes threat of Hungary veto to seal $54 billion aid package for Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders of the 27 European Union countries sealed a deal Thursday to provide Ukraine with 50 billion euros ($54 billion) in support for its war-ravaged economy after Hungary dropped weeks of threats to veto the measure .
`This House' by Lynn Nottage, daughter and composer Ricky Ian Gordon, gets 2025 St. Louis premiere

`This House' by Lynn Nottage, daughter and composer Ricky Ian Gordon, gets 2025 St. Louis premiere

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ricky Ian Gordon's ”This House," with a libretto by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and daughter Ruby Aiyo Gerber, will be given its world premiere at the Opera Theater of Saint Louis in June 2025.
Interest rates not to blame for housing crisis, Macklem says

Interest rates not to blame for housing crisis, Macklem says

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says the central bank can't solve the housing crisis with interest rates because the root cause is a supply shortage.
Boygenius on the 2024 Grammys, 'The Record,' the Chicks and the ever-looming question of new music

Boygenius on the 2024 Grammys, 'The Record,' the Chicks and the ever-looming question of new music

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the 2024 Grammy Awards , boygenius — the major label rock band built of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus — is up for six awards, tying the likes of Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish and more.
Calgary sees bump in home sales but inventory remains low in tight market

Calgary sees bump in home sales but inventory remains low in tight market

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says there were 1,650 home sales in January, marking a 37.7 per cent year-over-year increase as the city saw a 15.4 per cent bump in newly listed homes.