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Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations passed an emergency resolution at its general assembly in Montreal Tuesday calling off a forensic audit that had been pushed by former national chief RoseAnne Archibald before she was ousted as national chief la
S&P/TSX composite posts loss Tuesday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite posts loss Tuesday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a loss on Tuesday as weakness in energy and industrial stocks led the market lower, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. Markets were digesting testimony before Congress from U.S.
Some summer jobs may seem menial, but can be great first steps on the career ladder

Some summer jobs may seem menial, but can be great first steps on the career ladder

Summer jobs are more than just a detour on your way to a career — they’re an important first step on the job ladder, no matter the type of work.
Canadians less optimistic about finances amid worries about inflation, income: survey

Canadians less optimistic about finances amid worries about inflation, income: survey

TORONTO — A new survey says Canadians are feeling less optimistic about their finances, with respondents worried about inflation, income levels and a potential recession at the midpoint of the year.
Joly meets with new British counterpart after political sea change in the U.K.

Joly meets with new British counterpart after political sea change in the U.K.

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly met with her new British counterpart Monday for the first time since the Labour Party took power in the United Kingdom last week.
B.C. Securities Commission imposes first no-hearing penalty against company

B.C. Securities Commission imposes first no-hearing penalty against company

The B.C. Securities Commission says it has processed the first penalty without a hearing against a company for a minor violation in order to speed up compliance in the investment market.
Canadians to decide if online harms regulator is bureaucracy or enforcement: PBO

Canadians to decide if online harms regulator is bureaucracy or enforcement: PBO

OTTAWA — It's up to Canadians to decide whether they believe the government's proposal to create a new online harms regulator amounts to bureaucracy or a necessary enforcement tool, parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux suggests.
S&P/TSX composite rises Monday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite rises Monday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a gain Monday, helped by strength in financial stocks, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 67.10 points at 22,126.13.
55,000 arrivals per year to drive Metro Vancouver population

55,000 arrivals per year to drive Metro Vancouver population

Metro Vancouver's population forecast to climb to four million by the mid-2040s — a 200,000-person spike five years earlier than previously thought.
In bid to win over dentists, Ottawa changes billing for dental-care plan

In bid to win over dentists, Ottawa changes billing for dental-care plan

OTTAWA — In a bid to win over dentists who have been reluctant to join the federal dental-care plan, the health minister announced Monday that dentists can now "dip a toe" in the program before fully committing.