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Civil rights trailblazer Viola Desmond's childhood home in Halifax conditionally sold

Civil rights trailblazer Viola Desmond's childhood home in Halifax conditionally sold

HALIFAX — A historical piece of real estate in Halifax that is listed as the childhood home of Viola Desmond has been conditionally sold.
Calgary says decision on lifting outdoor water ban coming Monday

Calgary says decision on lifting outdoor water ban coming Monday

CALGARY — A Calgary official says the city is set to announce Monday whether it's ready to lift its mandatory ban on outdoor watering. The ban has been in place since a major water feeder main burst on June 5.
Firm says production may never resume at Yukon gold mine after ore-slide disaster

Firm says production may never resume at Yukon gold mine after ore-slide disaster

MAYO, YUKON, CANADA — The Victoria Gold mining company says it's uncertain if it will ever resume production or if it has the financial resources to repair damage and fix the environmental impact of last month's ore-slide disaster at its Eagle Gold m
Indigo founder acknowledges 'tough four years' for bookstore chain

Indigo founder acknowledges 'tough four years' for bookstore chain

MONTREAL — The founder of Canada’s biggest bookstore chain says she wants to bring the company back to its core values following a “tough four years” for the bookseller. Heather Reisman, chief executive of Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Conservatives would scale back supervised drug consumption sites, Poilievre says

Conservatives would scale back supervised drug consumption sites, Poilievre says

OTTAWA — Supervised consumption sites are just "drug dens" that a future Conservative government would seek to close and not provide with "a single taxpayer dollar," Pierre Poilievre said Friday.
S&P/TSX composite breaks more records as investor optimism grows

S&P/TSX composite breaks more records as investor optimism grows

Canada's main stock index achieved another record high close Friday, after also hitting an all-time intraday record thanks to growing investor optimism about future interest rate cuts. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 129.
Ontario mining law 'outdated, unconstitutional and offensive': First Nation chief

Ontario mining law 'outdated, unconstitutional and offensive': First Nation chief

TORONTO — Ontario's mining law and its system for registering mining claims have allowed thousands of claims to be staked on a northwestern First Nation without consultation or consent, the community alleges in a constitutional challenge announced Fr
AI is the tech sector's 'biggest catalyst' for innovation: famed investor Cathie Wood

AI is the tech sector's 'biggest catalyst' for innovation: famed investor Cathie Wood

TORONTO — When Cathie Wood scans the global technology sector, one innovation stands out, even as its proliferation creates new opportunities. Artificial intelligence, the U.S.
Stock market today: Wall Street rolls to another winning week

Stock market today: Wall Street rolls to another winning week

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks ended higher after some mixed signals on big banks’ profits and inflation did little to dent Wall Street’s belief that easier interest rates are on the way. The S&P 500 rose 0.
Cogeco mum on Canadian wireless launch after introducing mobile service in U.S.

Cogeco mum on Canadian wireless launch after introducing mobile service in U.S.

Cogeco Inc. says it's eyeing the launch of mobile service in Canada after beginning to offer wireless coverage to customers in the U.S. last quarter under its Breezeline Mobile brand.