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Resource stocks help drive S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. markets mixed

Resource stocks help drive S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Strength in resource and industrial stocks helped Canada's main stock index close higher Thursday, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 64.45 points at 21,581.35.
Ontario may need to import electricity during extreme weather: report

Ontario may need to import electricity during extreme weather: report

Ontario's electricity system operator says the province should have enough electricity to meet growing demand this year and next, though it may have to import power during extreme heat at times.
Movie Review: ‘Kinds of Kindness,' Emma Stone’s latest foray into fearlessness with Yorgos Lanthimos

Movie Review: ‘Kinds of Kindness,' Emma Stone’s latest foray into fearlessness with Yorgos Lanthimos

If our world should one day cease to exist, and some improved civilization from another galaxy stumbles upon our popular culture and seeks to understand all the fuss about Emma Stone — well, we now have the film clip they should see.
Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland dies at 88, son Kiefer says

Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland dies at 88, son Kiefer says

Donald Sutherland, the New Brunswick-born acting legend with the distinct baritone voice and prolific stage and screen career that inspired sons Kiefer and Rossif to pursue the craft, has died.
Talks underway with potential buyer for Atlantic Canada's largest newspaper chain

Talks underway with potential buyer for Atlantic Canada's largest newspaper chain

HALIFAX — The court-appointed monitor overseeing the potential sale of Atlantic Canada's largest newspaper chain has confirmed selection of a bidder who has plans to operate SaltWire Network Inc. and The Halifax Herald Ltd. as viable businesses.

Issey Miyake’s wind-inspired show takes flight at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Diaphanous origami-like sculptures that floated like spring seeds caught in the wind captured the essence of the subtle, rich, and exquisite display from Issey Miyake at Paris Fashion Week — one of the strongest in seasons.
Stock market today: A dip for Nvidia weighs on Wall Street, and indexes edge back from records

Stock market today: A dip for Nvidia weighs on Wall Street, and indexes edge back from records

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes edged back from their records, weighed down by a rare dip for Wall Street darling Nvidia, following a mixed set of reports on the economy. The S&P 500 slipped 0.
The Putin-Kim summit produced an unusual - and speedy - flurry of glimpses into North Korea

The Putin-Kim summit produced an unusual - and speedy - flurry of glimpses into North Korea

The imagery from Pyongyang emerged quickly, notable in its variety — glimpses into North Korea in near-real time that showed its leader, Kim Jong Un, grinning and glad-handing with Russian President Vladimir Putin and showing him around the capital o
US jobless claims fall to 238,000 from 10-month high, remain low by historical standards

US jobless claims fall to 238,000 from 10-month high, remain low by historical standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits slipped last week as the U.S. labor market remained resilient.
Gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021: study

Gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021: study

TORONTO — The gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021, amounting to the average salary of a woman in the industry being about $20,000 less than her male counterpart, according to a new report.