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  • Toronto real estate market picks up after lull Add to ..

    August 3, 2017 12:00 PM 4

    Home buyers in Toronto and some of the surrounding areas appear to be testing their mettle again after spending a few weeks on the sidelines. It’s too soon to tell if a flurry of sales signals a trend with staying power or if some buyers simply need to move on with their lives, but the action – especially at the high end – suggests some resilience in an uncertain

  • Toronto home prices fall, new listings slide as sellers move to sidelines Add to ..

    August 3, 2017 11:08 AM 9

    Home prices continued to fall across the Toronto region in July as buyers stayed on the sidelines, but the pace of growth of new listings also continued to slow as more owners decided to wait for a better time to sell. The Toronto Real Estate Board reported the average sale price of all types of homes sold in the Greater Toronto Area hit $746,218 in July, down 19 per cent from the market’s

  • Unruly passenger arrested after Air Canada flight returns to Toronto

    August 3, 2017 10:07 AM 13

    Peel Police say a flight attendant was assaulted and had minor injuries Peel Regional Police say a flight attendant was assaulted during an incident on board the aircraft and suffered minor injuries. The flight was bound for Budapest, Hungary and a police spokesman says he believes the plane was as far east as Nova Scotia when the pilot turned around

  • New images show Air Canada jet was closer than believed to near disaster in San Francisco

    August 3, 2017 7:47 AM 8

    'It was close, much too close,' says aviation safety consultant Newly released data and photos show how shockingly low an Air Canada jet was when it pulled up to avoid crashing into planes waiting on a San Francisco International Airport taxiway last month. The Air Canada pilots mistook the taxiway for the runway next to it and flew their jet to just 18 metres

  • New data shows Air Canada jet was closer than believed to near disaster in San Francisco

    August 3, 2017 6:49 AM 30

    'It was close, much too close,' says aviation safety consultant Newly released data and photos show how shockingly low an Air Canada jet was when it pulled up to avoid crashing into planes waiting on a San Francisco International Airport taxiway last month. The Air Canada pilots mistook the taxiway for the runway next to it and flew their jet to just 18 metres

  • Census reveals that young adults are living with their parents longer

    August 3, 2017 3:09 AM 6

    OTTAWA—The rising cost of housing in Canada is having at least one major impact on the makeup of families: fewer kids are leaving home. The share of Canadians aged 20 to 34 who were living with a parent has increased to 34.7 per cent, according to census data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday. That’s up from 33.3 per cent in the last census

  • Former Suncor CEO Rick George dies at 67 Add to ..

    August 2, 2017 10:14 PM 12

    Rick George, the former Suncor Energy Inc. chief executive officer who played a key role in transforming Canada’s oil sands from a money-losing engineering experiment into one of the world’s largest sources of oil production, has died after being stricken with leukemia, his family said. He was 67. Mr. George was CEO of Suncor from 1991 to 2012, a period

  • More Canadians than ever are living alone and without children, census finds

    August 2, 2017 9:57 PM 10

    Davide Mastracci, 25, has been living alone near the Distillery District for almost a year. And now that he’s experienced it, he doesn’t think he could go back to living with a roommate. “When you live by yourself you basically have total control over your place. You can set it up however you want,” said Mastracci, who is a freelance journalist. “I work from home so living

  • Cineplex reports $1.4-million Q2 profit, down from $7.2 million a year ago

    August 2, 2017 12:18 PM 14

    TORONTO -- Shares of Cineplex Inc. (TSX:CGX) fell Wednesday after the company reported a drop in second-quarter profit compared with a year ago as fewer people filled its theatres. The stock fell as low as $41.50 before recovering some of the ground it lost. Cineplex was down $3.26 at $46.22 in morning trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The company

  • Torstar expects further growth at VerticalScope

    August 2, 2017 10:41 AM 10

    Toronto Star publisher reports second-quarter results. Torstar Corp., publisher of the Toronto Star, reported an adjusted loss per share of 3 cents in the second quarter of 2017, an improvement from a 13 cent adjusted loss per share in the year-earlier period. Segmented adjusted EBITDA was $18 million — up $1.8 million from the prior year, the company