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January 17, 2018 4:30 PM TSX moves higher, Canadian dollar down after Bank of Canada interest rate hike

The loonie was trading at 80.26 cents U.S., down from an average price of 80.52 cents U.S. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 37.90 points to 16,336.78, after 90 minutes of trading. Canada’s main stock index moved higher in late-morning trading helped by gains in the energy and financial sectors. The move came as the Canadian dollar was trading at 80.26 cents 16

January 16, 2018 4:43 PM Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir named Canada’s flag-bearers for Olympics in Pyeongchang

The ice dancers won gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and silver at the 2014 Sochi games in Sochi. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will be Canada’s flag-bearers for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The ice dancers won gold before a home crowd at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and followed that up with silver medals in ice dance and the team event 12

January 15, 2018 10:34 PM Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by ex-U.S. gymnastics doctor

Biles said she is one of the “many survivors” that were abused by Larry Nassar. Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Biles, who won four gold medals and five overall at the 2016 Olympics, released a statement via Twitter on Monday saying she is one of the “many survivors 12

January 10, 2018 4:08 PM Canada projected to win 33 medals at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: analytics company

The 33 forecasted medals would wallop Canada’s previous top total of 26 claimed at Vancouver 2010. The projection put Canada third in a virtual medal table behind Germany and Norway. The 33 medals forecasted for the Canadian team (seven gold, 12 silver and 14 bronze) would wallop the country’s previous top total of 26 claimed by the host team at the 2010 Winter 10

January 3, 2018 2:49 PM ‘World’s most expensive vodka bottle’ stolen from Denmark bar

Denmark’s TV2 says the bottle, worth $1.3 million of Russo-Baltique is made of 3 kilograms of gold and the equivalent amount of silver with a diamond-encrusted cap. Copenhagen police are investigating the theft of a bottle of vodka that is claimed to be the world’s most expensive at $1.6 million. Police investigator Knud Hvass says it is too early to say whether 15

December 29, 2017 5:10 PM Price of oil cruises past $60 US as TSX retreats from record-setting pace

Price for benchmark U.S. crude contract hits highest level since June 24, 2015 Oil prices pushed past the $60 US mark for the first time in about 2½ years as Canada's main stock index retreated from its two-day record streak. The February benchmark U.S. crude contract was up 34 cents to $60.18 US per barrel, after 90 minutes of trading, marking its highest 33

December 21, 2017 9:03 PM Impending demise of Cavendish banana offers case for biodiversity

The world once relied almost exclusively on one variety of banana, which was wiped out by Panama Disease. History is about to repeat itself. The bananapocalypse is coming. That’s the likelihood that sometime in the next decade bananas may disappear, victims of a fungal pathogen known as Panama Disease. The disease is on the march throughout the world 13

December 20, 2017 7:25 PM San Francisco Giants acquire Evan Longoria from Tampa Bay Rays for 4 players

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Giants acquired infielder Evan Longoria and cash from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday for outfielder Denard Span, infielder Christian Arroyo and two minor league pitchers. The 32-year-old Longoria leaves Tampa as the longest-tenured player in franchise history, after spending nearly 10 seasons in a Rays uniform. He is the club’s 12

December 20, 2017 1:50 AM Canadian field lacrosse pioneer Dave Huntley dies at 60

Huntley was a driving force behind the evolution of field lacrosse in Canada over the past four decades. OTTAWA—Canadian field lacrosse pioneer Dave Huntley died at the age of 60 on Monday, the Canadian Lacrosse Association has announced. Huntley, from Toronto, was a driving force behind the evolution of field lacrosse in Canada over the past four decades 15

December 18, 2017 5:05 PM TSX hits new intraday high in early trading, Canadian dollar down

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 139.89 points after 90 minutes of trading. It had spiked as high as 16,196.37 earlier in the session. TORONTO—Canada’s main stock index set a new intraday high in early trading as a triple-digit increase was boosted by a broad-based rally. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 139.89 points to 16,181.87, after 90 minutes 25