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BoC's Macklem says he wants growth to pick back up as bank cuts key rate again

BoC's Macklem says he wants growth to pick back up as bank cuts key rate again

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada appeared to be increasingly concerned about the risk of high interest rates slowing the economy and inflation by more than necessary as it delivered a second consecutive rate cut Wednesday.

Fake protest set for TV shoot on NYC campus sparks real demonstration by pro-Palestinian activists

NEW YORK (AP) — A fake protest encampment set up for a TV shoot on a New York City college campus sparked a real reaction from pro-Palestinian activists, who organized their own demonstration against the filming, a newspaper reported Wednesday.
Movie Review: A third-act friendship comedy in ‘The Fabulous Four’

Movie Review: A third-act friendship comedy in ‘The Fabulous Four’

Scheduling a movie’s release date is an imperfect science and occasionally an art. Just look at the masterpiece that was “Barbenheimer.
Canadians Cory, Chris Johnston part of fishing's The Derby Boys series

Canadians Cory, Chris Johnston part of fishing's The Derby Boys series

Individually they're four strong, distinct personalities but together Canadians Cory and Chris Johnston and Americans Seth Feider and Matt Robertson form an unpredictable, sometimes combustible but wildly entertaining combination.
Competition Bureau investigating retail gasoline consultancy Kalibrate

Competition Bureau investigating retail gasoline consultancy Kalibrate

GATINEAU, Que. — The federal Competition Bureau says it has launched an investigation into retail gasoline consultancy Kalibrate to see whether the services it offers are negatively affecting competition between gas stations in Canada.
Teck Resources achieves record copper output as QB mine project continues to ramp up

Teck Resources achieves record copper output as QB mine project continues to ramp up

With the sale of its coal business now firmly in the rear-view mirror, Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd. marked its transition to a pure-play metals company by achieving record copper production in its second quarter.
Here's what the Bank of Canada's rate drop means for the loonie

Here's what the Bank of Canada's rate drop means for the loonie

The Bank of Canada lowered its key interest rate for the second time this year to 4.5 per cent. Here's what the decision means for the Canadian dollar. How has the decision affected the Canada-U.S.
K'naan Warsame's debut film to premiere at Toronto film festival's discovery program

K'naan Warsame's debut film to premiere at Toronto film festival's discovery program

TORONTO — Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan Warsame's directorial debut "Mother Mother" is among the films set to have world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival's discovery program.
Conductor John Eliot Gardiner quits the choir and orchestra he founded after musician assault claim

Conductor John Eliot Gardiner quits the choir and orchestra he founded after musician assault claim

LONDON (AP) — Renowned British conductor John Eliot Gardiner said Wednesday he is quitting the orchestra he has led for six decades, almost a year after he allegedly hit a singer backstage after a concert.
Plane crashes just after takeoff from Nepal's capital, killing 18 people. Pilot is lone survivor

Plane crashes just after takeoff from Nepal's capital, killing 18 people. Pilot is lone survivor

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A plane crashed Wednesday just after taking off from Nepal’s capital, killing 18 people and injuring a pilot who was the lone survivor.
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