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Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health

Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health

It’s wine time. Beer Thirty. Happy hour. Five o’clock somewhere. Maybe it's also time to rethink drinking ? Moderate drinking was once thought to have benefits for the heart, but better research methods have thrown cold water on that.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

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 (22,011.62, up 42.38 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 19 cents, or 0.39 per cent, to $49.15 on 12.5 million shares.
Bob Geldof didn't see the point of a Live Aid musical. He changed his mind.

Bob Geldof didn't see the point of a Live Aid musical. He changed his mind.

TORONTO — Bob Geldof wasn't sold on the idea of a Live Aid stage musical, at least not at first. To paraphrase his colourful words, he thought it was a crappy idea.
TSX posts small gain, U.S. markets rise ahead of Fed rate meeting and earnings

TSX posts small gain, U.S. markets rise ahead of Fed rate meeting and earnings

TORONTO — Strength in base metals helped Canada's main stock index post a small gain Monday, while U.S. markets also rose. U.S. markets were muted ahead of a big week for earnings reports, as well as a Wednesday interest rate decision by the U.S.
New Brunswick police no longer investigating most thefts of fuel from gas stations

New Brunswick police no longer investigating most thefts of fuel from gas stations

WOODSTOCK, N.B. — Police officers across New Brunswick are no longer investigating thefts of fuel from service stations unless there is a threat to public safety.
Global strife is boosting Cargojet's freight business, CEO says

Global strife is boosting Cargojet's freight business, CEO says

Armed conflict in Ukraine and the Red Sea has helped ramp up freight shipments for Cargojet Inc., as global discord pushes companies to seek alternate transit routes.
Electricity imports from U.S. topped exports in February amid drought: StatCan

Electricity imports from U.S. topped exports in February amid drought: StatCan

For the first time in eight years, Canada imported more electricity from the U.S. than it exported amid prolonged dry conditions that have reduced hydroelectric power generation. Statistics Canada says electricity generation in Canada totalled 53.
Stock market today: Wall Street edges higher at the start of a busy week

Stock market today: Wall Street edges higher at the start of a busy week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher as Wall Street readies for a week packed with potentially market-moving news. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.4%, and the Nasdaq composite rose 0.3%.
The Rolling Stones show no signs of slowing down as they begin their latest tour with Texas show

The Rolling Stones show no signs of slowing down as they begin their latest tour with Texas show

HOUSTON (AP) — Time marches on and all good things must come to an end. But don’t tell that to The Rolling Stones .
Majority of aspiring homeowners awaiting rate cuts before buying: BMO survey

Majority of aspiring homeowners awaiting rate cuts before buying: BMO survey

TORONTO — The majority of Canadians aspiring to buy a home say they will push their plans to next year or later to wait for interest rates to drop, a new survey shows.