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Tom Green's reality show, comedy special among new CanCon commissioned by Prime Video

Tom Green's reality show, comedy special among new CanCon commissioned by Prime Video

TORONTO — Comedian and actor Tom Green is angling for a return to the small screen with three new projects for Prime Video – including a reality series about his life on a farm.
Zero-emission vehicle registrations jump 53 per cent in the first quarter: StatCan

Zero-emission vehicle registrations jump 53 per cent in the first quarter: StatCan

OTTAWA — Significantly more Canadians were driving zero-emissions vehicles in the first quarter compared with a year ago. Statistics Canada says zero-emission vehicle registrations jumped 53 per cent in the first quarter year-over-year.
S&P/TSX composite down 1.2 per cent Thursday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite down 1.2 per cent Thursday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost 1.2 per cent on Thursday, weighed down by losses in the energy, financial and base metal sectors, while U.S. markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 263.44 points at 21,698.11.
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 Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,698.11, down 263.44 points): Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down $1.67, or 3.44 per cent, to $46.87 on 44.
Jittery markets rally after Argentina's Milei gets his first legislative 'triumph' on broad reforms

Jittery markets rally after Argentina's Milei gets his first legislative 'triumph' on broad reforms

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wall Street rallied Thursday as Argentina's President Javier Milei traveled to Italy for the Group of Seven summit , buoyed by his first legislative victory after the Senate passed sweeping proposals to slash state spen
Nova Scotia, Newfoundland push for quick passage of federal offshore accord changes

Nova Scotia, Newfoundland push for quick passage of federal offshore accord changes

OTTAWA — The governments of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador urged a Senate committee Thursday to quickly pass legislation that would help establish a wind industry off Canada’s East Coast.
Stock market today: Most of Wall Street slips, but hopes for AI and rates send indexes to records

Stock market today: Most of Wall Street slips, but hopes for AI and rates send indexes to records

NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. stocks fell, but hopes for coming cuts to interest rates and Wall Street’s continued frenzy around artificial-intelligence technology sent indexes to more record highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.
Natural gas opposition 'ideological,' new Ontario energy minister says

Natural gas opposition 'ideological,' new Ontario energy minister says

CLARINGTON, Ont. — Ontario's new energy minister is unapologetic about the province's use of natural gas to partly fuel growing energy needs, calling opposition to it "ideological.
Unifor says 35 Global News jobs cut across the country

Unifor says 35 Global News jobs cut across the country

TORONTO — Unifor says 35 of its members at Global News have been laid off as part of changes announced Wednesday by Corus Entertainment Inc. Randy Kitt, Unifor's media director, says there were 13 layoffs in Calgary, one in B.C.
Shipping industry looks for consensus on sustainable fuels ahead of net-zero goals

Shipping industry looks for consensus on sustainable fuels ahead of net-zero goals

MONTREAL — Global shippers convened in Montreal on Thursday to sort out which sustainable fuels their vessels should use — a key question given that boats built today will still be running in 2050.