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Families of Uvalde victims sue Meta, video game maker and gun-maker on 2nd anniversary of shooting

Families of Uvalde victims sue Meta, video game maker and gun-maker on 2nd anniversary of shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of a group of victims from the Uvalde school shooting announced new lawsuits Friday against Instagram parent company Meta Platforms, the maker of the video game “Call of Duty” and the gun company that made the assaul
Glenn Chamandy officially back at the Gildan helm after boardroom battle

Glenn Chamandy officially back at the Gildan helm after boardroom battle

MONTREAL — Glenn Chamandy is officially back as the chief executive of Gildan after a months-long public battle over leadership of the Montreal-based clothing company he co-founded.
Allan Hawco, Snotty Nose Rez Kids among familiar names behind upcoming CBC lineup

Allan Hawco, Snotty Nose Rez Kids among familiar names behind upcoming CBC lineup

TORONTO — CBCs upcoming scripted lineup showcases diversity and familiar faces, with Indigenous hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids, writer-actor Allan Hawco and comedy collaborators Jennifer Whalen and Meredith MacNeill debuting new series.
KPMG names Benjie Thomas as new CEO for Canadian division

KPMG names Benjie Thomas as new CEO for Canadian division

TORONTO — KPMG says it has named Benjie Thomas as the new CEO of its Canadian division. The accounting giant says he will step into the role Oct. 1, replacing Elio Luongo who is wrapping two consecutive terms.
University of Calgary to relaunch oil engineering program after hiatus

University of Calgary to relaunch oil engineering program after hiatus

CALGARY — After a three-year hiatus, the University of Calgary is bringing back its suspended oil and gas engineering program to help address the hiring challenges being faced by Canadian energy companies.
NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says the mpox vaccine can be given at the same time as an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, reversing its previous recommendation to wait at least four weeks due to safety concerns.
S&P/TSX composite up to regain most of Thursday's losses, U.S. markets also rise

S&P/TSX composite up to regain most of Thursday's losses, U.S. markets also rise

TORONTO — A broad-based rally helped Canada's main stock index close up more than 100 points Friday to largely recover from losses a day earlier, while U.S. stock markets also climbed. The S&P/TSX composite index ended up 120.08 points at 22,320.
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 Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (22,320.87, up 120.08 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down nine cents, or 0.16 per cent, to $55.06 on 10.0 million shares.
Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

Caleb Carr, military historian and author of bestselling novel 'The Alienist,' dies at 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Caleb Carr, the scarred and gifted son of founding Beat Lucien Carr who endured a traumatizing childhood and became a bestselling novelist, accomplished military historian and late-life memoirist of his devoted cat, Masha, has died at
Stock market today: Nasdaq sets another record as Wall Street wins back earlier losses

Stock market today: Nasdaq sets another record as Wall Street wins back earlier losses

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose in a bounce back from Wall Street’s worst day since April. The S&P 500 gained 0.7% to win back all its losses from earlier in the week.