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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan earned 1.2 per cent in first six months of 2022

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan earned 1.2 per cent in first six months of 2022

TORONTO — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board says it earned a total-fund net return of 1.2 per cent for the first half of this year.
Russian shells slam into eastern Ukraine; 3 dead, 20 hurt

Russian shells slam into eastern Ukraine; 3 dead, 20 hurt

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three Ukrainian civilians have been killed and 20 others wounded in the latest artillery barrages from the Russian military, Ukrainian officials said Monday.
BRP ramping up operations after cyberattack forced suspension

BRP ramping up operations after cyberattack forced suspension

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. says it is ramping up production at four of its factories after a cyberattack brought its operations to a halt earlier this month. The Ski-Doo and Sea-Doo maker says manufacturing sites in Valcourt, Que., Sturtevant, Wis.
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales edged up 0.1 per cent in June

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales edged up 0.1 per cent in June

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 0.1 per cent to $80.7 billion in June, boosted by the miscellaneous and motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsectors.
WNBA's Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence

WNBA's Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported Monday, amid talks between the U.S.
Home Capital rejects unsolicited, non-binding and conditional takeover offer

Home Capital rejects unsolicited, non-binding and conditional takeover offer

TORONTO — Home Capital Group Inc. says it has received an unsolicited, non-binding and conditional takeover offer which its board has decided is not in the best interests of the company or its shareholders.
'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brad Pitt action film “Bullet Train” led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while a quiet spell in theaters and incredible staying power allowed “Top Gun: Maverick” to r
Experts weigh in on what tech companies can do to grow amid downturn

Experts weigh in on what tech companies can do to grow amid downturn

One of the best-performing sectors during the pandemic, the technology sector is now facing a challenging time as a reversal in fortunes has companies tightening their belts. Shopify Inc.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Home sales As the country's real estate market cools, the Canadian Real Estate Association is expected to release home sales figures for July on Monday.
Strong explosion hits market in Armenia's capital

Strong explosion hits market in Armenia's capital

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A strong explosion hit a large market in Armenia's capital on Sunday, setting off a fire and reportedly trapping people under rubble.