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S&P/TSX composite down as energy and base metal stocks fall, U.S. markets also lower

S&P/TSX composite down as energy and base metal stocks fall, U.S. markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down more than 100 points Wednesday, weighed down by losses in base metal and energy stocks, while U.S. stock markets also moved lower ahead of after-market earnings from Nvidia.
'We'll need all hands on deck': Details emerge after deadly boat crash near Kingston

'We'll need all hands on deck': Details emerge after deadly boat crash near Kingston

Police have wrapped up their on-scene investigation into a deadly boat crash in eastern Ontario over the long weekend as details of the incident emerge.
Remains of endangered North Atlantic whale found off N.S. southwestern shore

Remains of endangered North Atlantic whale found off N.S. southwestern shore

The "gruesome discovery" of the remains of a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale is another blow to the species, a global environmental advocacy group says.
Bruins' braintrust says off-season priority is signing goalie Jeremy Swayman

Bruins' braintrust says off-season priority is signing goalie Jeremy Swayman

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney is ready to go with a goaltender rotation again next season — “if we can make the math work.
New prosperity index indicates $9,000 income gap for African Nova Scotian men

New prosperity index indicates $9,000 income gap for African Nova Scotian men

HALIFAX — A new report tracking the economic prosperity of Nova Scotia’s Black community collects a series of statistics, including some that highlight a significant wage gap for Black men in the province.
Stock market today: Wall Street pulls back from its records

Stock market today: Wall Street pulls back from its records

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes pulled back from their records as concerns about high interest rates weighed on the market. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% and the Nasdaq composite slipped 0.2% Wednesday, a day after both set all-time highs.
From enforcement to outreach: report proposes new approach to Toronto encampments

From enforcement to outreach: report proposes new approach to Toronto encampments

TORONTO — A new report is proposing that Toronto move to clear homeless encampments only as a "last resort," and with at least 72 hours of notice.
Charges dropped against 4 accused in Toronto Indigo bookstore defacement protest

Charges dropped against 4 accused in Toronto Indigo bookstore defacement protest

TORONTO — Charges were dropped against four of the 11 people accused of defacing a Toronto Indigo bookstore in a case that has become a flashpoint over how police respond to pro-Palestinian protests.
Rivalry renewed: A lookback at past Oilers-Stars playoff matchups

Rivalry renewed: A lookback at past Oilers-Stars playoff matchups

DALLAS — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers are set to meet the well-balanced — and well-rested — Dallas Stars in the NHL's Western Conference final.
Quebecor wants Ottawa to stop Loblaw from offering only Rogers, Bell phone products

Quebecor wants Ottawa to stop Loblaw from offering only Rogers, Bell phone products

The chief executive of Quebecor Inc. is urging Ottawa to intervene in what he calls an "anticompetitive" deal between Loblaw Cos. Ltd.