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January 14, 2019 9:57 PM TSX up slightly, US stock markets move lower in late-morning trading; Loonie down

Canada’s main stock index inched forward Monday, while major indices south of the border fell slightly during a relatively flat day for the markets. “The real headliner was the data we got out of China,” said Craig Fehr, a Canadian markets strategist for Edward Jones. China reported that its exports fell last month. Chinese exports to America fell 3.5 per cent to US$40.3 billion 75

January 14, 2019 11:39 AM Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp to create one of world’s biggest gold producers

VANCOUVER - Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. and Goldcorp Inc. of Vancouver have agreed to combine their gold companies in a deal worth about US$10 billion. The companies announced today that Newmont will exchange 0.328 of a share and two cents for each of Goldcorp’s outstanding common shares. The deal has the unanimous support of the directors of both companies 80

January 10, 2019 7:53 PM Canadian Championship expands to 13 clubs with addition of seven CPL teams

The Canadian Championship will expand to 13 teams in 2019 with the addition of seven Canadian Premier League clubs. They join Toronto FC, Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps from Major League Soccer, Ottawa Fury FC from the United Soccer League and a team from both League 1 Ontario and the Premiere Ligue du Soccer de Quebec (PLSQ). As defending champion 21

January 10, 2019 6:48 PM Vancouver Island centre back Callum Montgomery could go high in MLS SuperDraft

After sending out a flood of emails to universities, the defender from Lantzville, B.C., didn’t get much of a response other than local U.S. options like the University of Washington and Seattle University. While he impressed at a Stanford University ID camp, his grades weren’t good enough. But a connection was made. Stanford coach Jeremy Gunn, a former 21

January 9, 2019 8:13 PM Netflix interested in creating Toronto production hub, says Mayor John Tory

Netflix has already shot film and TV productions in Toronto as well as other Canadian cities, including Vancouver. Because it’s a foreign digital company, it isn’t required to collect or remit federal or provincial sales tax. So far Netflix also hasn’t fallen under federal regulations that require the country’s broadcasting companies to pay into the Canada 37

January 8, 2019 10:37 AM Woman dies after being found unconscious in clothing donation bin

Sidhu said the matter is not considered suspicious and no criminal investigation is underway. There have been at least eight Canadian donation-bin deaths across the country since 2015, including five in B.C. This is believed to be the first death in Ontario. The rash of deaths has prompted the municipality of West Vancouver to seal clothing bins and investigate 21

January 7, 2019 4:05 PM Canada’s Andreescu rockets up 45 positions after reaching Auckland final

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu jumped 45 positions to a career-high No. 107 in the world rankings Monday after her surprising run to the final at the ASB Classic. The 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., stunned former world No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and American Venus Williams en route to her first appearance in a WTA Tour final on Sunday in Auckland 21

January 5, 2019 9:59 PM Vancouver’s first two licensed marijuana retailers open for business

Both companies had to jump through extensive regulatory hoops, even as illegal retailers continue to operate across in the city. British Columbia has lagged behind other provinces in issuing non-medical cannabis retail licences, which must first be approved by the province, then referred to local governments or Indigenous communities for approval 25

January 4, 2019 9:48 PM Saturday NHL preview: Vancouver Canucks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver’s Bo Horvat, with 36 points in 42 games, is on pace to shatter his career high of 52 points from two seasons ago. The 23-year-old centre, drafted ninth overall in 2013, is also the NHL’s top faceoff man ... Leafs centre John Tavares, selected to play in the all-star game for the sixth time, was third in the NHL in goals through Thursday with 26. Vancouver’s 22

January 4, 2019 4:33 AM Price leads Canadiens to win over Canucks

MONTREAL—Carey Price shared his key for success after Thursday night’s 2-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Price returned from a lower-body injury that caused him to miss three games, and made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season. Canadiens defenceman Jordie Benn added: “Those glove saves, they make me giggle on the bench that’s for sure. He was solid 24