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FDA clears 1st fecal transplant treatment for gut infection

FDA clears 1st fecal transplant treatment for gut infection

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have approved the first pharmaceutical-grade version of the so-called fecal transplant procedures that doctors have increasingly used against hard-to-treat intestinal infections.
Ontario Securities Commission appoints new chair in Kevan Cowan

Ontario Securities Commission appoints new chair in Kevan Cowan

TORONTO — Ontario says it has appointed former board member Kevan Cowan as the new chair of the Ontario Securities Commission.
Sarika Cullis-Suzuki follows dad's footsteps to co-host CBC's 'The Nature of Things'

Sarika Cullis-Suzuki follows dad's footsteps to co-host CBC's 'The Nature of Things'

TORONTO — David Suzuki's daughter Sarika Cullis-Suzuki has been named the next co-host of “The Nature of Things.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,453.26, up 175.85 points): BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Down three cents, or 0.46 per cent, to $6.52 on 33.
Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter, dies at 79

NEW YORK (AP) — Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose cool, soulful contralto helped define such classics as “You Make Loving Fun,” “Everywhere” and “Don’t Stop,” died Wednesday at age 79.
CBC launches free ad-supported streaming channel CBC News Explore

CBC launches free ad-supported streaming channel CBC News Explore

TORONTO — CBC's free ad-supported streaming news channel launched Wednesday with a mix of original, regional and marquee programming culled from the main network and its paid news channel, CBC News Network.
S&P/TSX composite index up, U.S. markets soar on Fed optimism

S&P/TSX composite index up, U.S. markets soar on Fed optimism

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained almost one per cent Wednesday after dipping in the morning, with gains in metals, industrials and other sectors offsetting a slip in energy stocks, while U.S. markets posted stronger gains.
Review: In 'The Inspection,' boot camp from a fresh gaze

Review: In 'The Inspection,' boot camp from a fresh gaze

Elegance Bratton is certainly not the first person to turn to the military to fill a hole in his life. But the filmmaker also knew he had a boot camp story that hadn’t been told a dozen times before.
Second City celebrates in new home, pays homage to more than 50-year Canadian history

Second City celebrates in new home, pays homage to more than 50-year Canadian history

TORONTO — The past few years for the Second City Toronto have been challenging.
Christmas tree farmers branch out to stay alive amid challenges

Christmas tree farmers branch out to stay alive amid challenges

Anyone looking for that perfect Christmas tree will probably notice the 10 per cent price increase from last year, but they're less likely to see what's behind it: an industry at a turning point.
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