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Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election interference, a senior administration official said Wednesday nig
Broadway star Karen Olivo protests Scott Rudin silence

Broadway star Karen Olivo protests Scott Rudin silence

NEW YORK — Tony Award-winner Karen Olivo says she won’t return to “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” once it reopens, saying she's frustrated by the Broadway industry and especially the silence in the wake of revelations about the behaviour of producer Scot
Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

NEW YORK — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars early Wednesday. He was 82.
Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver

Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A conservation organization is warning boaters to be extra careful around an injured humpback whale spotted in the water off Vancouver.

Shaw Communications reports higher second-quarter revenue and earnings

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. is reporting higher revenue and earnings for its latest fiscal quarter as its $26-billion deal to be sold to Rogers Communications Inc. continues to face federal and regulator scrutiny.
Doctors worry 'social malnutrition' is affecting kids as suicide ideation cases rise

Doctors worry 'social malnutrition' is affecting kids as suicide ideation cases rise

TORONTO — The Ontario Medical Association says it's "troubled" by findings regarding children's mental health during the pandemic, including a decline in social and emotional development in youngsters, and a stark increase in emergency room visits fr
S&P/TSX composite slips despite energy sector jump; U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite slips despite energy sector jump; U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Energy sector strength amid rising oil prices proved insufficient to overcome broader market weakness and Canada's main stock index closed lower on Wednesday. The S&P/TSX composite index fell 32.04 points to 19,171.66.

Review: An intimate, wordless portrait of a pig in 'Gunda'

The barnyard setting of “Gunda” could hardly be more familiar, but in Russian director Victor Kossakovsky's documentary, a pigsty is rendered an almost alien landscape.

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.