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An index screen at the TMX Market Centre in downtown Toronto is photographed on Friday, November 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Tech, energy and industrials help lead S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading

Gains in the technology, energy and industrial sectors helped lead Canada’s main…

An index screen at the TMX Market Centre in downtown Toronto is photographed on Friday, November 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says a new lithium mine in northern Quebec can go ahead with more than 270 conditions to protect wildlife and respect Indigenous use of the lands of traditional purposes. A container of lithium carbonate sits in a shipping warehouse at a lithium facility, in Silver Peak, Nev., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-John Locher

Guilbeault gives green light to James Bay lithium mine with 271 conditions

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says a new lithium mine in northern Quebec…

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says a new lithium mine in northern Quebec can go ahead with more than 270 conditions to protect wildlife and respect Indigenous use of the lands of traditional purposes. A container of lithium carbonate sits in a shipping warehouse at a lithium facility, in Silver Peak, Nev., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-John Locher
The Canadian Real Estate Association says it expects home prices this year to fall six per cent from 2022 levels. A real estate sign is displayed in front of a house in the Riverdale area of Toronto on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler

CREA predicts 2023 home sales to edge down 0.5% from 2022 mark

The Canadian Real Estate Association expects home sales to edge down less…

The Canadian Real Estate Association says it expects home prices this year to fall six per cent from 2022 levels. A real estate sign is displayed in front of a house in the Riverdale area of Toronto on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Evan Buhler
Canada’s Caitlin Kraemer, foreground right, celebrates scoring with teammates from left, Ava Murphy, Piper Grober, Emma Pais and Alex Law after scoring the opening goal during the women’s under-18 ice hockey world championship match between Canada and Sweden at the Ostersund Arena, in Ostersund, Sweden, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Per Danielsson/TT News Agency via AP

Kraemer’s 4-goal effort leads Canada past Sweden 10-0 for women’s under-18 gold

Kraemer scored 2 goals within first 6 minutes of the game

Canada’s Caitlin Kraemer, foreground right, celebrates scoring with teammates from left, Ava Murphy, Piper Grober, Emma Pais and Alex Law after scoring the opening goal during the women’s under-18 ice hockey world championship match between Canada and Sweden at the Ostersund Arena, in Ostersund, Sweden, on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Per Danielsson/TT News Agency via AP
Commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie speaks during an interview in Ottawa on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Military concerned by Canada’s absence from American-British-Australian security pact

Decision could cost Canada access to cutting-edge military technology

Commander of the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie speaks during an interview in Ottawa on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Madeline Schizas of Ontario performs during the senior women free program at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Oshawa, Ont., on Saturday, January 14, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Madeline Schizas holds off 16-year-old Ruiter to win Canadian figure skating title

‘The end of that program wasn’t easy but I pushed right to the end and I’m happy with that.’

Madeline Schizas of Ontario performs during the senior women free program at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Oshawa, Ont., on Saturday, January 14, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Stores launch Lunar New Year sales during typically slow shopping season

Western retailers grasping onto holiday as means to make money

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Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel (left to right), son Dharmik Jagdishkumar Patel, wife and mother Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel and daughter Vihangi Jagdishkumar Patel are shown in a handout photo. Jagdish Baldevbhai, was found dead along with his wife and children on Jan. 19, 2022, near a border crossing between Manitoba and the United States.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Amritbhai Vakil
Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel (left to right), son Dharmik Jagdishkumar Patel, wife and mother Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel and daughter Vihangi Jagdishkumar Patel are shown in a handout photo. Jagdish Baldevbhai, was found dead along with his wife and children on Jan. 19, 2022, near a border crossing between Manitoba and the United States.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Amritbhai Vakil
Commuters wait to take the subway at Ossington Station in Toronto on Friday, June 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Public transit struggling to lure back riders amid deficits, rising costs of living

Many transit systems hiking fares in attempt to cover their own pandemic losses

Commuters wait to take the subway at Ossington Station in Toronto on Friday, June 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
This June 19, 2017 file photo shows a person working on a laptop in Massachusetts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elise Amendola

Trust essential in work-from-home era, experts say, after B.C. ‘time theft’ ruling

More and more companies using technology to monitor their employees’ every move

This June 19, 2017 file photo shows a person working on a laptop in Massachusetts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Elise Amendola
A Hockey Canada logo is seen in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A Hockey Canada logo is seen in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Chicago Blackhawks centre Max Domi (13) skates with the puck as left wing Jujhar Khaira (16) and center Colin Blackwell (43) follow during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, in New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jessie Alcheh

NHLers discuss thankless role of warmup puck distributor: ‘It can be a dangerous job’

Max Domi didn’t want the job. In truth, not many do. But…

Chicago Blackhawks centre Max Domi (13) skates with the puck as left wing Jujhar Khaira (16) and center Colin Blackwell (43) follow during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, in New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jessie Alcheh
Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto’s financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Big bank economists say the surprisingly resilient economy is likely headed for a mild slowdown in the year, ahead but that recent events show how difficult it is to predict the future. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan

Resilient economy may muddle inflation fight, recession still expected: economists

Canadian households and the overall economy have proven surprisingly resilient in the…

Bank towers are shown from Bay Street in Toronto’s financial district, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Big bank economists say the surprisingly resilient economy is likely headed for a mild slowdown in the year, ahead but that recent events show how difficult it is to predict the future. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrien Veczan
The House of Commons industry and technology committee is planning to hold another study into the proposed Rogers-Shaw merger. Rogers and Shaw applications are pictured on a cellphone in Ottawa on Monday, May 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

House of Commons committee plans to take another look at updated Rogers-Shaw deal

The House of Commons industry and technology committee is planning to initiate…

The House of Commons industry and technology committee is planning to hold another study into the proposed Rogers-Shaw merger. Rogers and Shaw applications are pictured on a cellphone in Ottawa on Monday, May 9, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Alberta's top court has heard the appeal of a man found guilty of trying to extort a businessman of $1 million and killing a random stranger. The Calgary Courts Centre on Monday, March 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Court hears appeal of Alberta man found guilty of murder, extortion

Alberta’s top court has heard the appeal of a man found guilty…

Alberta's top court has heard the appeal of a man found guilty of trying to extort a businessman of $1 million and killing a random stranger. The Calgary Courts Centre on Monday, March 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A Calgary facility that offers respite and end-of-life care to children is set to reopen after a surge in patients at the nearby pediatric hospital saw its staff redeployed for more than a month. The South Health Campus adult acute care hospital in Calgary is seen on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Respite care staff to return to Calgary facility after helping at children’s hospital

A Calgary facility that offers respite and end-of-life care to children is…

A Calgary facility that offers respite and end-of-life care to children is set to reopen after a surge in patients at the nearby pediatric hospital saw its staff redeployed for more than a month. The South Health Campus adult acute care hospital in Calgary is seen on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Lee-Anne Richardson poses in this Jan. 9, 2023 handout photo. Richardson supports a change in Canada's national low-risk drinking guidelines, to be released next week, and says a dramatic shift in alcohol guidance would be in line with younger people's attitudes, many of whom are open about the health risks associated with excessive alcohol consumption. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Lee-Anne Richardson

Researchers consider how to ‘denormalize’ drinking culture ahead of new alcohol guide

Lee-Anne Richardson is celebrating the three-year anniversary of a support group she…

Lee-Anne Richardson poses in this Jan. 9, 2023 handout photo. Richardson supports a change in Canada's national low-risk drinking guidelines, to be released next week, and says a dramatic shift in alcohol guidance would be in line with younger people's attitudes, many of whom are open about the health risks associated with excessive alcohol consumption. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Lee-Anne Richardson
Canada’s Connor Bedard scores his third goal of the game during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action against Germany in Halifax on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. Bedard tops NHL Central Scouting's mid-season rankings of North American skaters ahead of the 2023 draft. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Bedard tops NHL Central Scouting’s mid-season draft rankings among N.A. skaters

Connor Bedard tops NHL Central Scouting’s mid-season rankings of North American skaters…

Canada’s Connor Bedard scores his third goal of the game during second period IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship action against Germany in Halifax on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. Bedard tops NHL Central Scouting's mid-season rankings of North American skaters ahead of the 2023 draft. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. As Canada plans to significantly ramp up its immigration levels in the coming years, some policy experts are worried about potential effects on health care, housing and the labour market. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Liberal minister says Canada needs more immigration as targets get mixed reviews

As Canada plans to significantly ramp up its immigration levels in the…

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Sean Fraser responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. As Canada plans to significantly ramp up its immigration levels in the coming years, some policy experts are worried about potential effects on health care, housing and the labour market. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE - Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson acknowledge applause from the audience after coming out onstage to open the 11th annual MTV Video Music Awards at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Sept. 8, 1994. Presley, singer and only child of Elvis, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, after a hospitalization, according to her mother, Priscilla Presley. She was 54. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies at 54

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley and a singer-songwriter…

FILE - Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson acknowledge applause from the audience after coming out onstage to open the 11th annual MTV Video Music Awards at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Sept. 8, 1994. Presley, singer and only child of Elvis, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, after a hospitalization, according to her mother, Priscilla Presley. She was 54. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
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