Financial sector weighs on stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets edge higher

TORONTO — Weakness in the key financial sector weighed on Canada's main stock index in late-morning trading as U.S. stock markets edged higher. The S&P/TSX...

Energy and industrials lift Toronto stock market, loonie edges higher

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up in late-morning trading, helped by broad-based support led by the energy and industrial sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was...

NewsAlert: Ontario’s Tory government cancels retroactive cuts to municipalities

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford says his government has cancelled retroactive funding cuts to municipalities. The Progressive Conservative government has announced funding cuts to public...

Ford offers provincial funds for municipalities, school boards to review budgets

TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford says the province is willing to pay for large municipalities and school boards to review their budgets in an effort to find...

Materials and industrials weigh on TSX, U.S. stock markets gain ground

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading due to losses in the key industrial and materials sectors, while U.S. stock markets traded...

Feds launch tourism strategy designed to boost sector 25 per cent by 2025

OTTAWA — Tourism Minister Melanie Joly says a federal new tourism strategy can boost international visits to Canada during non-peak seasons by more than a million people. The...

Municipalities grapple with hundreds of millions in provincial funding cuts

TORONTO — Ontario's municipalities say they may be forced to raise taxes or cut services due to provincial government cuts that will likely equal well...

Unions increasingly at odds over replacing troubled Phoenix pay system

OTTAWA — The federal team charged with finding a replacement for the government's troubled Phoenix pay system will present the Liberals with options within weeks...

Stocks in Toronto edge down, while U.S. stock markets up; loonie slips lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading, hurt by losses in the key energy and financial sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index...

Energy and industrials lead Toronto stocks higher, U.S. stocks also gain ground

TORONTO — The industrial and energy sectors helped Canada's main stock index post a triple-digit advance in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also...