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Japan to start releasing Fukushima plant's treated radioactive water to sea as early as Thursday

Japan to start releasing Fukushima plant's treated radioactive water to sea as early as Thursday

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will start releasing treated and diluted radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean as early as Thursday — a controversial but essential early step in the decades of work to shut down the
Feds to consider caps on int'l study permits as housing crisis grows: Fraser

Feds to consider caps on int'l study permits as housing crisis grows: Fraser

CHARLOTTETOWN — Canada is looking to crack down on unscrupulous schools that are cashing in on the big bucks of international student tuition fees without putting any thought into where those students are going to live, Housing Minister Sean Fraser s
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 Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,784.87, down 33.52): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 50 cents, or 1.12 per cent, to $44.34 on 12.4 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite posts small loss Monday, U.S. stocks mixed amid tech gains

S&P/TSX composite posts small loss Monday, U.S. stocks mixed amid tech gains

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a small loss Monday amid broad-based weakness, while U.S. markets were mixed as the tech-focused Nasdaq gained almost 1.6 per cent. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 33.52 points at 19,784.87.
TVO employees walk off the job Monday after negotiations stall

TVO employees walk off the job Monday after negotiations stall

TORONTO — Dozens of workers at Ontario’s public broadcaster walked off the job Monday morning after months of bargaining.
What to know about home insurance if you've been displaced by B.C. or N.W.T. fires

What to know about home insurance if you've been displaced by B.C. or N.W.T. fires

All standard homeowner and tenant insurance policies cover damage caused by fires, and also provide coverage to help with the cost of mass evacuations, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).
Stock market today: Wall Street holds firmer after three-week slide as Big Tech stocks rebound

Stock market today: Wall Street holds firmer after three-week slide as Big Tech stocks rebound

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed mixed, holding a bit firmer following its three-week losing streak. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% Monday as gains for Tesla, Microsoft and other Big Tech stocks lifted the index.
Five things to know about feedback to Champagne's TTC wireless service consultation

Five things to know about feedback to Champagne's TTC wireless service consultation

TORONTO — Canada's four major telecommunications companies have one week left to respond to one another's submissions as part of a federal consultation process regarding wireless access on the Toronto subway.
Group calls for Facebook, Instagram boycott on Aug. 23 and 24

Group calls for Facebook, Instagram boycott on Aug. 23 and 24

TORONTO — An advocacy group is calling on Canadians to boycott Facebook and Instagram later this week. The Friends of Canadian Broadcasting group began asking people Monday to stop posting content on Meta's platforms on Aug. 23 and 24.
John Warnock, who helped invent the PDF and co-founded Adobe Systems, dies at age 82

John Warnock, who helped invent the PDF and co-founded Adobe Systems, dies at age 82

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — John Warnock, who helped invent the PDF and co-founded Adobe Systems, has died. He was 82. The Silicon Valley entrepreneur and computer scientist died Saturday surrounded by family, Adobe said in a statement.