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Manulife to ramp up share buyback program after cutting low-growth assets

Manulife to ramp up share buyback program after cutting low-growth assets

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says it expects to ramp up its share buyback program this year as it sheds lower-growth assets and works to maintain its heightened return on equity.
Canadian Tire revenue down in first quarter as consumer spending softens

Canadian Tire revenue down in first quarter as consumer spending softens

TORONTO — Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is the latest retailer to warn of softening consumer demand as high costs of living continue to rein in spending.
Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach Sheldon Keefe after another early playoff exit

Toronto Maple Leafs fire head coach Sheldon Keefe after another early playoff exit

TORONTO — Sheldon Keefe took his place in front of a dozen television cameras. The Maple Leafs head coach — on centre stage inside a small auditorium at the team's practice facility — was optimistic about the future for both himself and the group.
Oil executives expect sustained period of strong crude prices, survey shows

Oil executives expect sustained period of strong crude prices, survey shows

CALGARY — Nine out of 10 Canadian energy sector executives believe oil prices will remain strong for the next three to five years, according to the results of a recent survey.
Man accused of killing two children at Quebec daycare to stand trial in April 2025

Man accused of killing two children at Quebec daycare to stand trial in April 2025

LAVAL, Que. — The man accused of murdering two children and injuring six others after a city bus crashed into a Montreal-area daycare is scheduled to stand trial over five weeks beginning in April 2025.
Books about Indigenous life shortlisted for Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Books about Indigenous life shortlisted for Amazon Canada First Novel Award

TORONTO — Four books about Indigenous life are among the finalists for the $60,000 Amazon Canada First Novel Award.
New Brunswick says bill to force people into drug care shelved until after election

New Brunswick says bill to force people into drug care shelved until after election

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative government says a bill to force treatment for drug users that was to be introduced this spring has now been shelved until after the fall election.
Shares of MDA Space fall after posting Q1 profit down from year ago

Shares of MDA Space fall after posting Q1 profit down from year ago

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Space technology firm MDA Ltd. says it earned $13.8 million in net income in its first quarter, down from $16.1 million a year earlier, as its revenue edged higher.
Former Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis earns promotion at Major League Soccer

Former Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis earns promotion at Major League Soccer

Former Toronto FC general manager Ali Curtis has earned a promotion as Major League Soccer revamps the leadership of MLS Next, its academy and youth development program.
Fintrac imposes $6 million fine on cryptocurrency exchange Binance Holdings

Fintrac imposes $6 million fine on cryptocurrency exchange Binance Holdings

OTTAWA — The federal anti-money laundering agency has issued a $6-million fine to cryptocurrency exchange company Binance Holdings Ltd. Fintrac says Binance failed to register with the agency as a foreign money services business.