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S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

S&P/TSX composite, Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs as mood rises on economy

TORONTO — Broad-based optimism lifted Canada's main stock index to a record close on Thursday as U.S. markets also pushed higher on news suggesting a strong recovery from the pandemic slump. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 150.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,321.92, up 150.26 points.) Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Financials. Up 68 cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $118.02 on 8.6 million shares.
Suspect in Iowa trooper's fatal shooting had run for sheriff

Suspect in Iowa trooper's fatal shooting had run for sheriff

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The candidate for sheriff in rural Iowa had an unusual background: a record of alcohol-related crimes that landed him in the same county jail he would run if elected.
Daunte Wright, slain by police, known as jokester, young dad

Daunte Wright, slain by police, known as jokester, young dad

MINNEAPOLIS — A few years ago, Daunte Wright was talking to a high school mentor about what to do if he was pulled over by police.
House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations

House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations

WASHINGTON — A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.

Mom suspected in children's deaths pleads in carjacking case

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A California woman suspected of killing her three children pleaded not guilty Wednesday to carjacking during an alleged escape.

Aphria shareholders vote in favour of merger, Tilray shareholders to vote Friday

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Aphria Inc. shareholders have voted in favour of the cannabis company's plan to merge with Tilray Inc. Leamington, Ont.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,171.66, down 32.04 points) Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). Financials. Up 16 cents or 0.14 per cent, to $117.34 on 7.4 million shares.
Swap the crop? New York hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

Swap the crop? New York hemp farmers eager to grow marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — Legal marijuana is coming to New York and hemp farmer Samir Mahadin sees it as a potential lifeline.

QMJHL Roundup: Francis, Reynolds both pot hat tricks to lead Sea Dogs over Titan

Ryan Francis had three goals and six points and Peter Reynolds potted a hat trick and an assist as the Saint John Sea Dogs toppled the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 9-2 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League play.