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Financials help push index in Toronto to record high, U.S. markets mixed

Financials help push index in Toronto to record high, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index hit a new record high, fuelled by gains in the financial sector and fresh signs of easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, but U.S. major stock indexes ended the day mixed.
Canada's big cable companies ask court to overrule CRTC's wholesale rates

Canada's big cable companies ask court to overrule CRTC's wholesale rates

TORONTO — Six of Canada's largest cable companies have asked a federal court to hear their appeal of a dramatic reduction in the wholesale rates they are allowed to charge independent internet providers.

Ontario lowers its deficit to $7.4 billion, half of what PCs originally said

TORONTO — Ontario's budget deficit now stands at $7.4 billion, nearly half of the $15 billion Premier Doug Ford claimed he inherited last year from the previous Liberal government — a figure critics have said was vastly inflated.

NewsAlert:Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison in admissions scandal, possible sign of what's to come for others charged

BOSTON — Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison in admissions scandal, possible sign of what's to come for others charged . The Associated Press
Ontario's pot Crown corporation lost $42 million in latest fiscal year

Ontario's pot Crown corporation lost $42 million in latest fiscal year

TORONTO — Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp. lost $42 million in the latest fiscal year, according to newly released public documents.
It's judgment day for Huffman in college admissions scheme

It's judgment day for Huffman in college admissions scheme

BOSTON — Actress Felicity Huffman returned to court Friday to be sentenced for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. The "Desperate Housewives" star held hands with her husband, actor William H.
London Fashion Week: Organizers warn of 'Brexit' risks

London Fashion Week: Organizers warn of 'Brexit' risks

LONDON — British fashion officials are warning about the perils of a "no-deal" Brexit as London Fashion Week begins.
Hong Kong festival marked with pro-democracy messages

Hong Kong festival marked with pro-democracy messages

HONG KONG — Thousands of Hong Kong people carried lanterns with pro-democracy messages and formed human chains on two of the city's peaks during mid-autumn festival celebrations Friday night, sustaining months-long protests for democratic reforms in
Statistics Canada says household debt ratio edged lower in second quarter

Statistics Canada says household debt ratio edged lower in second quarter

OTTAWA — Household income grew slightly faster than debt in the second quarter as the amount Canadians owe relative to their income edged down for the third quarter in a row.

Tolko announces mill closure in B.C., putting 127 off the job in Kelowna

VERNON, B.C. — Tolko Industries is cutting back its operations at a lumber mill in Kelowna, affecting 127 jobs as the company becomes the latest in the industry to announce a shutdown in British Columbia.