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Scotiabank pausing Hockey Canada sponsorship in wake of sex assault allegations

Scotiabank pausing Hockey Canada sponsorship in wake of sex assault allegations

TORONTO — Scotiabank is putting its Hockey Canada sponsorship on ice. The financial institution said Tuesday the pause will last until it's confident the right steps are taken to improve the culture within the sport.
Safety upgrades urged for site of Amtrak wreck that killed 4

Safety upgrades urged for site of Amtrak wreck that killed 4

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Department of Transportation plan released this year cited a need to improve safety at the rail crossing where an Amtrak train and a dump truck collided , resulting in the deaths of three passengers and the truck driver.
French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

French parliament elects woman as its speaker, for 1st time

PARIS (AP) — France’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday elected Yaël Braun-Pivet of President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance as its new speaker. She is the first woman to hold the post.
OSFI makes real estate loan changes aimed at reducing lender risk

OSFI makes real estate loan changes aimed at reducing lender risk

OTTAWA — Canada's banking regulator is tightening requirements for some types of real estate loansto protect homeowners who may be at greater risk from higher interest rates.
Nova Scotia dispatches team to collect shoppers' data for promised buy local program

Nova Scotia dispatches team to collect shoppers' data for promised buy local program

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative government says it will gather information from shoppers this summer as it tries to make good on an election promise to increase demand for local products.
Energy stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets down

Energy stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets down

TORONTO — Strength in the energy sector helped lift Canada's main stock index as the price of oil also climbed higher, while U.S. stock markets fell in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 72.39 points at 19,330.71.
Teck Resources announces carbon capture pilot project in Trail, B.C.

Teck Resources announces carbon capture pilot project in Trail, B.C.

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. has announced a carbon capture utilization and storage pilot project at its operations in Trail, B.C. The plant will capture three tonnes per day of carbon dioxide from the acid plant flue gas at the Trail operations.
US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

US consumer confidence slumps to lowest level in 16 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence slipped to its lowest level in 16 months as persistent inflation and rising interest rates have Americans as pessimistic as they've been about the future in almost a decade.
Kinross Gold making progress at Great Bear project in Ontario

Kinross Gold making progress at Great Bear project in Ontario

TORONTO — Kinross Gold Corp. said Tuesday it is making progress at its Great Bear project in Ontario and expects to declare an initial mineral resource as part of its 2022 year-end results. In an update on the project and others in the U.S.
G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the world’s biggest developed economies said Tuesday they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Russia's income from oil sales that are financing its invasion of Ukraine and struck a united stance to support Kyiv fo