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Digital services tax still part of the plan, says Freeland, but timing unclear

Digital services tax still part of the plan, says Freeland, but timing unclear

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is pushing back against the idea that the federal government is wavering on its Jan. 1 timeline for implementing a new digital services tax.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,036.77, up 4.11 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 58 cents, or 1.32 per cent, to $44.52 on 12.0 million shares.
Energy stocks help S&P/TSX composite eke out gain, U.S. markets rise

Energy stocks help S&P/TSX composite eke out gain, U.S. markets rise

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index eked out a gain Tuesday as strength in energy and base metals helped offset softness across the rest of the market, while U.S. markets also rose. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 4.11 points at 20,036.77.
Liz Rodbell to take over as president and CEO of Hudson's Bay

Liz Rodbell to take over as president and CEO of Hudson's Bay

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay says Liz Rodbell will take over as president and CEO of the company, returning to the helm after serving as president from 2013 to 2017. The Canadian retail arm of Hudson's Bay Co.
Pop singer Sabrina Carpenter's music video spurs outrage for using NY Catholic church as a setting

Pop singer Sabrina Carpenter's music video spurs outrage for using NY Catholic church as a setting

NEW YORK (AP) — Pop singer Sabrina Carpenter's use of a Roman Catholic church in Brooklyn as a backdrop for parts of a music video, with her dancing next to pastel-colored coffins, led to its pastor being stripped of his administrative duties after i
Rapper Young Thug's trial on racketeering conspiracy and gang charges begins in Atlanta

Rapper Young Thug's trial on racketeering conspiracy and gang charges begins in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Young Thug is the ruthless leader of a violent street gang that terrorized Atlanta neighborhoods or he's an inspiring success who pulled himself out of poverty to rap stardom through hard work and determination.
First Quantum suspends commercial operations at Cobre Panama mine after Panama court declares contract unconstitutional

First Quantum suspends commercial operations at Cobre Panama mine after Panama court declares contract unconstitutional

PANAMA CITY (AP) — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is suspending operations at its Cobre Panama mine as intense environmental protests block crucial accesses to the site.
Porter, Air Transat launch joint venture to gird against domestic competition

Porter, Air Transat launch joint venture to gird against domestic competition

MONTREAL — Porter Airlines and Air Transat have announced a joint venture, as the two carriers look to expand their range of destinations, tap each other's markets and gear up for a battle with Canada's biggest carrier.
Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mostly higher close and Treasury yields fall

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mostly higher close and Treasury yields fall

NEW YORK — Stocks drifted to a mostly higher close following a strong report on consumer confidence and growing hopes that the Federal Reserve is finished with its aggressive interest rate hikes. The S&P 500 rose 0.1% Tuesday.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations

Sean 'Diddy' Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs has temporarily stepped down as chairman of his cable television network Revolt amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against the music mogul. Revolt announced Combs’ decision on social media Tuesday.
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