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Housing affordability to improve in 2023, with some regional disparities: Desjardins

Housing affordability to improve in 2023, with some regional disparities: Desjardins

OTTAWA — As rising interest rates weigh on housing affordability, a new report suggests some relief may be on the horizon.
Businesses could add credit card fees as restrictions lift

Businesses could add credit card fees as restrictions lift

TORONTO — Canadians may see a jump in the number of businesses applying credit card use surcharges as restrictions on the practice lift today.
Suncor Energy Inc. selling wind, solar assets to Canadian Utilities Limited

Suncor Energy Inc. selling wind, solar assets to Canadian Utilities Limited

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says it is selling its wind and solar assets to Canadian Utilities Limited for $730 million.
Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as losses mount

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as losses mount

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the final papers Wednesday to annex four regions of Ukraine while his military struggled to control the new territory that was added in violation of international laws .
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,235.09, down 135.90 points): Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Down 51 cents, or 0.58 per cent, to $87.48 on 8.
Markets in Canada and the U.S. down Wednesday after two days of optimism

Markets in Canada and the U.S. down Wednesday after two days of optimism

TORONTO — Markets in Canada and the U.S. closed slightly down Wednesday following two days of optimism at the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Housing market shifting, Toronto-area home sales down 44% from year ago

Housing market shifting, Toronto-area home sales down 44% from year ago

TORONTO — Home sales plummeted in the region of Canada's largest city last month, down 44 per cent from last September and 10 per cent from the previous month at a time when the typically busy fall real estate season is usually getting started.
Wall Street's rally runs out of gas, leaving indexes lower

Wall Street's rally runs out of gas, leaving indexes lower

NEW YORK — Stocks ended slightly lower on Wall Street as a gangbuster two-day rally ran out of gas. The S&P 500 ended 0.2% lower Wednesday after briefly heading into the green late in the day.
Shopify, publishers ask court to dismiss case alleging company profited from piracy

Shopify, publishers ask court to dismiss case alleging company profited from piracy

Shopify Inc. and a group of textbook publishers, which accused the tech company of profiting from content that is pirated or infringes on their trademarks, have asked a U.S. court to dismiss the case.
End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

End vaccination mandate at Canada-U.S. border, New York senator urges White House

WASHINGTON — A prominent New York senator is joining the ranks of American lawmakers who want the White House to end vaccination rules at the Canada-U.S. land border. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep.
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