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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan earned 1.2 per cent in first six months of 2022

TORONTO — Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board says it earned a total-fund net return of 1.2 per cent for the first half of this year.

Russian shells slam into eastern Ukraine; 3 dead, 20 hurt

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three Ukrainian civilians have been killed and 20 others wounded in the latest artillery barrages from the Russian military, Ukrainian officials said Monday.
BRP ramping up operations after cyberattack forced suspension

BRP ramping up operations after cyberattack forced suspension

VALCOURT, Que. — BRP Inc. says it is ramping up production at four of its factories after a cyberattack brought its operations to a halt earlier this month. The Ski-Doo and Sea-Doo maker says manufacturing sites in Valcourt, Que., Sturtevant, Wis.
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales down 0.8 per cent in June

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales down 0.8 per cent in June

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.8 per cent to $71.8 billion in June as the petroleum and coal product sector helped lead the way down.
Canadian home sales fall for fifth month in a row, down 29% from last July: CREA

Canadian home sales fall for fifth month in a row, down 29% from last July: CREA

TORONTO — The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales fell for the fifth consecutive month between June and July, but the latest drop was the smallest of the five. On a seasonally adjusted basis, the association says sales in July fell 5.
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales edged up 0.1 per cent in June

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales edged up 0.1 per cent in June

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 0.1 per cent to $80.7 billion in June, boosted by the miscellaneous and motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsectors.
WNBA's Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence

WNBA's Brittney Griner appeals her Russian prison sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported Monday, amid talks between the U.S.
Students face surging rental market ahead of fall return to classes

Students face surging rental market ahead of fall return to classes

TORONTO — When Meaghan Hines moves into a rental apartment ahead of her fifth year at the University of Waterloo in Ontario it will be a massive relief.

Home Capital rejects unsolicited, non-binding and conditional takeover offer

TORONTO — Home Capital Group Inc. says it has received an unsolicited, non-binding and conditional takeover offer which its board has decided is not in the best interests of the company or its shareholders.
'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

'Bullet Train' repeats No. 1; 'Top Gun' flies back up ranks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brad Pitt action film “Bullet Train” led all movies in ticket sales for a second straight weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, while a quiet spell in theaters and incredible staying power allowed “Top Gun: Maverick” to r
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