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KPMG names Benjie Thomas as new CEO for Canadian division

TORONTO — KPMG says it has named Benjie Thomas as the new CEO of its Canadian division. The accounting giant says he will step into the role Oct. 1, replacing Elio Luongo who is wrapping two consecutive terms.
University of Calgary to relaunch oil engineering program after hiatus

University of Calgary to relaunch oil engineering program after hiatus

CALGARY — After a three-year hiatus, the University of Calgary is bringing back its suspended oil and gas engineering program to help address the hiring challenges being faced by Canadian energy companies.
NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says the mpox vaccine can be given at the same time as an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, reversing its previous recommendation to wait at least four weeks due to safety concerns.
S&P/TSX composite up to regain most of Thursday's losses, U.S. markets also rise

S&P/TSX composite up to regain most of Thursday's losses, U.S. markets also rise

TORONTO — A broad-based rally helped Canada's main stock index close up more than 100 points Friday to largely recover from losses a day earlier, while U.S. stock markets also climbed. The S&P/TSX composite index ended up 120.08 points at 22,320.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,320.87, up 120.08 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down nine cents, or 0.16 per cent, to $55.06 on 10.0 million shares.
Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Caleb Carr, the scarred and gifted son of founding Beat Lucien Carr who endured a traumatizing childhood and became a bestselling novelist, accomplished military historian and late-life memoirist of his devoted cat, Masha, has died at
Stock market today: Nasdaq sets another record as Wall Street wins back earlier losses

Stock market today: Nasdaq sets another record as Wall Street wins back earlier losses

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose in a bounce back from Wall Street’s worst day since April. The S&P 500 gained 0.7% to win back all its losses from earlier in the week.
Outdated rules and mounting losses: Can anything be done to fix Canada Post?

Outdated rules and mounting losses: Can anything be done to fix Canada Post?

Canada Post needs drastic measures to staunch the fiscal bleeding and revamp its operations after a tough decade, experts say.

American is flying home after getting suspended sentence for ammo possession in Turks and Caicos

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (AP) — An American arrested in the Caribbean for illegally carrying ammunition received a suspended sentence Friday, according to a spokesperson for the Turks and Caicos Islands, and his lawyer said he was fly
Ontario speeds up alcohol expansion; province will pay The Beer Store up to $225M

Ontario speeds up alcohol expansion; province will pay The Beer Store up to $225M

TORONTO — Ontario is speeding up its expansion of alcohol sales in the province, and the move comes with up to $225 million in public money for The Beer Store.
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