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CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in June

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in June

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts slowed in June. The national housing agency says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts fell 1.
Methanol producer Methanex raising quarterly dividend to 12.5 cents US per share

Methanol producer Methanex raising quarterly dividend to 12.5 cents US per share

VANCOUVER — Methanex Corp. is raising its dividend after slashing its quarterly payment to shareholders last year at the start of the pandemic. The methanol producer says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 12.5 cents US per share, up from 3.

Small plane makes forced landing in Russia: All aboard safe

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s emergency officials say they have found a plane that has gone missing in Siberia and all of its 19 passengers and crew are alive.
Hungary: Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content

Hungary: Writers, bookstores brace for ban on LGBT content

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Some bookstores in Hungary placed notices at their entrances this week telling customers that they sell "non-traditional content.
Judge orders NFL's Richard Sherman released without bail

Judge orders NFL's Richard Sherman released without bail

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge ordered former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman released from jail without bail Thursday following his arrest on suspicion of trying to break in to his in-laws’ home.
Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures

Prairie farmers pray for rain as drought, grasshoppers ravage crops and pastures

CALGARY — Farmers are calling for emergency disaster relief as drought ravages crops and pastures across the Prairie provinces and beyond.
TD fixes problem that hampered customers accessing online and mobile banking services

TD fixes problem that hampered customers accessing online and mobile banking services

TORONTO — The Toronto-Dominion Bank says it has resolved a problem that temporarily prevented customers from accessing its U.S. online and mobile banking services.

Movie producer charged with operating prostitution service

NEW YORK (AP) — A California movie producer was arrested Thursday on a New York indictment accusing him of using a movie production company to operate an international prostitution business.
Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

Brookfield Infrastructure raises hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline

CALGARY — Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has upped its hostile takeover bid for Calgary-based Inter Pipeline Ltd. The company is now offering $20 in cash or 0.

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 (20,183.72, up 36.48 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down eight cents, or 0.16 per cent, to $49.41 on 8.6 million shares.
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