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Vancouver police crack down on stolen goods that turn up on downtown sidewalks

Vancouver police crack down on stolen goods that turn up on downtown sidewalks

VANCOUVER — Vancouver police say a crackdown on the sale of stolen goods that turn up on the sidewalks of the city's Downtown Eastside has led to five arrests and turned up more than $650,000 in cash, drugs and stolen property. Insp.
Stock market today: Wall Street's momentum cools after its latest record-setting day

Stock market today: Wall Street's momentum cools after its latest record-setting day

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks drifted to a mixed close as Wall Street’s momentum cooled following its latest record-setting day. The S&P 500 ended just barely lower Thursday, a day after setting an all-time high for the 25th time this year.
Rail workers reject binding arbitration offer as strike threat still looms: CN

Rail workers reject binding arbitration offer as strike threat still looms: CN

MONTREAL — Rail workers have rejected an offer from Canadian National Railway Co. to enter into binding arbitration, as the country's largest railroad operator tries to steer clear of a strike in a move the union called disingenuous.
Average asking rents in Canada reach record $2,202 in May, says new report

Average asking rents in Canada reach record $2,202 in May, says new report

A new report says the average asking rent for a home in Canada hit a record $2,202 in May, up 9.3 per cent compared with a year ago and 0.6 per cent from the previous month. The report by Urbanation and Rentals.
Labour and engine woes push Transat to a loss as travel company curtails expansion

Labour and engine woes push Transat to a loss as travel company curtails expansion

MONTREAL — Transat A.T. Inc. felt the headwinds of stiff competition, engine recalls and the threat of a union strike last quarter, which together conspired to drain more money from the struggling tour operator.
Bell Media's 10 FAST channels set to launch on Plex, Roku Channel

Bell Media's 10 FAST channels set to launch on Plex, Roku Channel

TORONTO — Bell Media's 10 free ad-supported streaming channels will launch on new platforms this year.
US antitrust enforcers will investigate leading AI companies Microsoft, Nvidia and OpenAI

US antitrust enforcers will investigate leading AI companies Microsoft, Nvidia and OpenAI

U.S. antitrust enforcers have decided to investigate the roles Microsoft, Nvidia and OpenAI have played in the artificial intelligence boom , according to people familiar with the pending actions.
Calgarians told not to have showers, baths after critical water main break

Calgarians told not to have showers, baths after critical water main break

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA — Residents in Calgary were directed Thursday not to take showers or baths and some were told to boil their water as the city grappled with a major water main break.
Boeing's astronaut capsule arrives at the space station after thruster trouble

Boeing's astronaut capsule arrives at the space station after thruster trouble

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s new capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Thursday, delayed by last-minute thruster trouble that almost derailed the docking for this first test flight with astronauts .
Can the Taylor Swift effect jolt Toronto's sputtering tourism industry?

Can the Taylor Swift effect jolt Toronto's sputtering tourism industry?

Visitors injected billions of dollars into Toronto’s economy last year, a new study finds, but tourists have yet to return to pre-pandemic levels amid signs of slowing growth. Some 26.5 million visitors arrived in 2023 and spent $8.