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Release of toxic chemicals from derailed tanker cars begins

Release of toxic chemicals from derailed tanker cars begins

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have started releasing toxic chemicals into the air from five derailed tanker cars that had been in danger of exploding Monday near the Ohio-Pennsylvania state. Ohio Gov.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,628.92, down 129.42): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 25 cents, or 0.57 per cent, to $43.88 on 15.3 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite edges lower Monday across sectors, U.S. stocks also slip

S&P/TSX composite edges lower Monday across sectors, U.S. stocks also slip

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost more than 100 points Monday on broad-based weakness while U.S. markets were also down, with the Nasdaq slipping one per cent. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 129.42 points at 20,628.92.
Google notifying Canadian employees affected by global layoff of 12,000 workers

Google notifying Canadian employees affected by global layoff of 12,000 workers

TORONTO — Canadian Google employees affected by recently announced job cuts were being told Monday whether they have been laid off.
Salman Rushdie gives first interview since 2022 stabbing

Salman Rushdie gives first interview since 2022 stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being stabbed repeatedly as he prepared to give a lecture, Salman Rushdie is blind in his right eye, struggles to write and, at times, has “frightening” nightmares.
Water restrictions lifted on Sunshine Coast as disastrous drought sidestepped

Water restrictions lifted on Sunshine Coast as disastrous drought sidestepped

SECHELT, B.C. — For the first time since last May, the Sunshine Coast Regional District has lifted water conservation regulations affecting a large part of its area north of Vancouver.
Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard writing book on leaving Democrats

Former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard writing book on leaving Democrats

NEW YORK (AP) — Tulsi Gabbard, the former Democratic representative from Hawaii who clashed often with her party and eventually left it, has a memoir coming out Oct. 10.
How women face unique alcohol-use challenges, from physiology to stigma and child care

How women face unique alcohol-use challenges, from physiology to stigma and child care

Lindsay Sutherland Boal was so gripped by shame about her dependence on alcohol that she had a hard time telling her group of mom friends she'd kicked the habit after her seventh attempt at sobriety.
Canadian dollar's outlook for 2023 uncertain as interest rate hikes wane: experts

Canadian dollar's outlook for 2023 uncertain as interest rate hikes wane: experts

The outlook for the loonie in 2023 largely depends on commodity prices, how the U.S. dollar fares, and whether central banks are successful in avoiding a major recession, experts said.
Ontario cannabis shop sales data circulating, provincial pot regulators investigate

Ontario cannabis shop sales data circulating, provincial pot regulators investigate

TORONTO — Ontario cannabis stores are seeing their sales data shared among competitors without approval for at least the second time in a year, sparking concerns for shops competing in an already intense industry.
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