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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 (20,928.21, up 109.12 points.) Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO). Financials. Up 38 cents, or 1.1 per cent, to $33.79 on 15.
Energy stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite index despite World Bank growth downgrade

Energy stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite index despite World Bank growth downgrade

TORONTO — A continued rise in crude oil prices helped lift the energy sector and in turn Canada's main stock index to a near six-week high even though the World Bank downgraded its forecast for global growth.
'Bewitched' statue in Salem vandalized with red paint

'Bewitched' statue in Salem vandalized with red paint

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — In the wiggle of a nose, a man partially covered the “Bewitched” statue in Salem with red paint, police said. Witnesses called police at about 5 p.m. Monday to report someone spray painting the bronze statue, Capt.
Justin Bieber postpones two Toronto concerts this week as sickness persists

Justin Bieber postpones two Toronto concerts this week as sickness persists

TORONTO — Justin Bieber says he's postponing two Toronto concert dates this week as he deals with a persistent illness. The Stratford, Ont.-raised pop star was set to play Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday and Wednesday as part of his Justice world tour.

Jim Seals of '70s group Seals and Crofts dies at age 80

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Seals, who teamed with fellow musician “Dash" Crofts on such 1970s soft-rock hits as “Summer Breeze," “Diamond Girl" and “We May Never Pass This Way Again," has died at age 80.
National Gallery of Canada director leaving to head Philadelphia Museum of Art

National Gallery of Canada director leaving to head Philadelphia Museum of Art

OTTAWA — The director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada is leaving for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The National Gallery says Sasha Suda has resigned and that her last day is July 9. The U.S. museum says she will assume her new post Sept.
Review: Giffin marries romance and history in 'Meant to Be'

Review: Giffin marries romance and history in 'Meant to Be'

“Meant to Be” by Emily Giffin (Ballantine) Joe Kingsley comes from a larger-than-life family with connections, achievements and celebrity akin to the Kennedys, complete with a family curse and everything.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris, narrated by the author (Little, Brown & Company) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. Finding Me by Viola Davis, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 4.
Governor General, Air Canada CEO trigger 'tidal wave' of complaints to languages czar

Governor General, Air Canada CEO trigger 'tidal wave' of complaints to languages czar

OTTAWA — Canada's official languages commissioner said Tuesday his office received a "tidal wave" of complaints last year, triggered by the appointment of a governor general who isn't fluent in French and an English-only speech delivered by Air Canad
Review: Timely 'The Janes' doc looks at secret abortions

Review: Timely 'The Janes' doc looks at secret abortions

Few documentaries looking at the past offer as real a vision of the future as “The Janes.