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S&P/TSX composite down almost 150 points, U.S. stock markets fall

S&P/TSX composite down almost 150 points, U.S. stock markets fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost almost 150 points Thursday, led by weakness in utilities and base metals, while U.S. stock markets also fell. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 145.97 points at 22,200.79.
High-frequency trains bring big promises to riders but big risks for Via Rail

High-frequency trains bring big promises to riders but big risks for Via Rail

MONTREAL — The high-frequency-rail project between Toronto and Quebec City begs big questions about the future of Via Rail.
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 Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,200.79, down 145.97 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 67 cents, or 1.34 per cent, to $49.45 on 13.8 million shares.
Stock market today: Dow slides 600 points as worries about rates overshadow Nvidia's blowout profit

Stock market today: Dow slides 600 points as worries about rates overshadow Nvidia's blowout profit

NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. stocks slumped after strong economic reports raised the possibility of interest rates staying painfully high.
N.S. reaches deal with owner of Northern Pulp; firm pursues new mill in Queens County

N.S. reaches deal with owner of Northern Pulp; firm pursues new mill in Queens County

HALIFAX — A new agreement between Nova Scotia and the owner of Northern Pulp will see the company abandon plans to reopen its idled Pictou County mill and instead focus on building a new plant in southwestern Nova Scotia.
TD Bank Group reports profits down 22 per cent on anti-money laundering hit

TD Bank Group reports profits down 22 per cent on anti-money laundering hit

TORONTO — TD Bank Group's second-quarter profit fell 22 per cent from last year as it booked costs related to a high-profile failure of its U.S. anti-money laundering program.
'I won't stop,' Celine Dion says in trailer for upcoming doc about her health woes

'I won't stop,' Celine Dion says in trailer for upcoming doc about her health woes

Celine Dion’s fans are getting a first glimpse of the superstar’s struggle with a rare neurological disorder in an emotional trailer for an upcoming documentary about her career and life.
N.B. lieutenant-governor does not need to be bilingual, says Court of Appeal

N.B. lieutenant-governor does not need to be bilingual, says Court of Appeal

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Court of Appeal says that while it is desirable for the province's lieutenant-governor to be bilingual, the Constitution doesn't impose such a requirement.
US applications for jobless benefits fall as labor market continues to thrive

US applications for jobless benefits fall as labor market continues to thrive

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week as layoffs remained historically low despite the Federal Reserve's efforts to loosen the labor market.
Lightspeed Commerce signs deal to integrate Uber Eats, Uber Direct into its platform

Lightspeed Commerce signs deal to integrate Uber Eats, Uber Direct into its platform

MONTREAL — Lightspeed Commerce Inc. has signed a North American partnership deal with Uber to integrate Uber Direct and Uber Eats marketplace into its platform.