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Video game soundtrack, Renée Fleming, Viola Desmond play among upcoming NAC season

Video game soundtrack, Renée Fleming, Viola Desmond play among upcoming NAC season

An orchestral performance of video game music from "Final Fantasy" is new territory for the National Arts Centre's upcoming season.
Ontario secures more natural gas, battery storage for electricity supply

Ontario secures more natural gas, battery storage for electricity supply

TORONTO — Ontario's electricity system operator has secured new power supply from 10 battery storage facilities and three natural gas and biogas facilities, which should meet the province's needs until the 2030s.
Telus bolsters network investments, raises quarterly dividend as Q1 profit down

Telus bolsters network investments, raises quarterly dividend as Q1 profit down

Telus Corp. plans to invest $73 billion to bolster its networks over the next five years, chief executive Darren Entwistle announced Thursday at the telecommunications company's annual general meeting.
Police told to take training on pursuits after fatal wrong-way GTA highway crash

Police told to take training on pursuits after fatal wrong-way GTA highway crash

Police officers and emergency dispatchers in Durham Region have been instructed to complete a mandatory training course on suspect pursuits within the next two months in light of a wrong-way highway crash that killed an infant and his grandparents.
Manulife to ramp up share buyback program after cutting low-growth assets

Manulife to ramp up share buyback program after cutting low-growth assets

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says it expects to ramp up its share buyback program this year as it sheds lower-growth assets and works to maintain its heightened return on equity.
Canadian Tire revenue down in first quarter as consumer spending softens

Canadian Tire revenue down in first quarter as consumer spending softens

TORONTO — Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is the latest retailer to warn of softening consumer demand as high costs of living continue to rein in spending.
Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach Sheldon Keefe after another early playoff exit

Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach Sheldon Keefe after another early playoff exit

TORONTO — Sheldon Keefe took his place in front of a dozen television cameras. The Maple Leafs head coach — on centre stage inside a small auditorium at the team's practice facility — was optimistic about the future for both himself and the group.
Oil executives expect sustained period of strong crude prices, survey shows

Oil executives expect sustained period of strong crude prices, survey shows

CALGARY — Nine out of 10 Canadian energy sector executives believe oil prices will remain strong for the next three to five years, according to the results of a recent survey.
Man accused of killing two children at Quebec daycare to stand trial in April 2025

Man accused of killing two children at Quebec daycare to stand trial in April 2025

LAVAL, Que. — The man accused of murdering two children and injuring six others after a city bus crashed into a Montreal-area daycare is scheduled to stand trial over five weeks beginning in April 2025.
Books about Indigenous life shortlisted for Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Books about Indigenous life shortlisted for Amazon Canada First Novel Award

TORONTO — Four books about Indigenous life are among the finalists for the $60,000 Amazon Canada First Novel Award.