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Energy sector gains help boost S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets mixed

Energy sector gains help boost S&P/TSX composite, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Gains in the energy sector helped lead Canada's main stock index higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 31.21 points at 21,296.31.
Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

TORONTO — Ontario is calling on the federal government to double the number of immigrants allowed into the province under a program aimed at boosting the skilled workforce.
Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

TORONTO — Ontario is calling on the federal government to double the number of immigrants allowed into the province under a program aimed at boosting the skilled workforce.
Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

Ontario seeking to double skilled immigrants to address labour shortage

TORONTO — Ontario is calling on the federal government to double the number of immigrants allowed into the province under a program aimed at boosting the skilled workforce.
'Tiger King' Joe Exotic says he has 'aggressive cancer'

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic says he has 'aggressive cancer'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man known as “Tiger King,” who gained fame in a Netflix documentary following his conviction for trying to hire someone to kill an animal rights activist, says he has cancer. “It is with a sad face that I have to tell you ...
OPEC+ keeps cautious oil production despite Biden pressure

OPEC+ keeps cautious oil production despite Biden pressure

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — OPEC and allied oil-producing countries rebuffed pressure from U.S. President Joe Biden to pump significantly more oil and lower gasoline prices for U.S.
Montreal home sales in October down from record level last year, but prices up

Montreal home sales in October down from record level last year, but prices up

MONTREAL — The pace of home sales in Montreal in October fell 24 per cent compared with a record total for the month last year, while prices soared higher.
Natalie Wood was assaulted by Kirk Douglas, sister alleges

Natalie Wood was assaulted by Kirk Douglas, sister alleges

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, it's been one of Hollywood's darkest rumors: A teen-age Natalie Wood was sexually assaulted by a top movie star more than twice her age when she met with him at a hotel in Los Angeles.
Trade surplus grew to $1.9B in September as chip shortage hurt auto sector

Trade surplus grew to $1.9B in September as chip shortage hurt auto sector

OTTAWA — Canada merchandise trade surplus grew to $1.9 billion in September compared with $1.5 billion in August as both imports and exports fell due in part to the shortage of semiconductor chips that hurt auto production.
US trade deficit hits record of $80.9 billion in September

US trade deficit hits record of $80.9 billion in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit hit an all-time high of $80.9 billion in September as American exports fell sharply while imports, even with supply chain problems at American ports, continue to climb.