Materials sector helps lift stocks in Toronto, loonie up against U.S. dollar

TORONTO — Strength in the materials sector helped lift Canada's main stock index higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets put in a...

Materials and financials weigh on stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — The material and financial sectors weighed on stocks in Toronto as Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading, while U.S....

Regulator tells Canada’s biggest banks to hike domestic stability buffer

OTTAWA — The federal banking regulator says Canada's largest banks will be required by April 30 to increase the amount of capital they hold to...
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Police arrest London, Ont., man after woman defrauded of $1.25 million

LONDON, Ont. — A 33-year-old man from London, Ont., is facing charges after allegedly stealing more than a million dollars from an elderly woman. The...
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Ontario cancels planned future cuts to legal aid; this year’s cut remains

TORONTO — Ontario's attorney general is partly backing down on planned cuts to legal aid funding. Doug Downey says there won't be further reductions to...

Liberals to release fiscal update before Christmas, Morneau says

OTTAWA — The Liberal government will provide an update on federal finances before MPs head home for the holidays. "Our plan is to have a...

U.S. and Canadian stock markets fall in late-morning trading, loonie up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell in late-morning trading as the heavyweight financial, industrial and materials sectors moved lower. The S&P/TSX composite index was...

Ontario spending could fall far short of demand in health, education: watchdog

TORONTO — Ontario's financial watchdog says there is a "significant risk" the Progressive Conservative government's spending plan will fall $5 billion short of what's needed...

Conservative urge Morneau to deliver ‘urgent’ fall economic update

OTTAWA — The Conservatives are calling on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to deliver an "urgent" fall economic update, including a plan to get back...

Scheer champions energy workers, vows to never support carbon tax

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer is doubling down on his insistence that the federal Conservative party will never support a carbon tax. The Conservative leader is proposing...