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Manulife names Katy Boshart as CEO of banking unit

Manulife names Katy Boshart as CEO of banking unit

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says Katy Boshart will take on the role of CEO at Manulife Bank of Canada starting next week. Boshart comes to the firm from TD Bank, where she most recently led its customer engagement platforms division.

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 (22,110.11, down 89.02 points): Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Finance. Up 30 cents, or 0.38 per cent, to $79.06 on 11.
S&P/TSX composite dragged lower by energy, U.S. stock mixed as tech soars

S&P/TSX composite dragged lower by energy, U.S. stock mixed as tech soars

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved down Thursday, led lower by weakness in energy and industrial stocks, while U.S. markets were mixed but largely positive as tech stocks rose.
Entry to housing market feels out of reach for 76% of non-owners: CIBC poll

Entry to housing market feels out of reach for 76% of non-owners: CIBC poll

TORONTO — Three in four Canadians who don't own a property say buying a home feels out of reach, a new poll shows.
Ontario won't divulge total fines for hospital patients refusing transfers to LTC

Ontario won't divulge total fines for hospital patients refusing transfers to LTC

TORONTO — Ontario Health Minister Sylvia Jones and her ministry are refusing to divulge the amount of money that seven patients in the province have been fined for not accepting transfers from a hospital to a long-term care home not of their choosing
Defender Shane O'Neill joins Toronto FC's growing list of injured players

Defender Shane O'Neill joins Toronto FC's growing list of injured players

Toronto FC's injury list continues to mount with centre back Shane O'Neill the latest to go down. O'Neill has started all seven of Toronto's games this season, a fixture on the right side of coach John Herdman's back three.
RBC faces questions on climate, Indigenous rights at annual general meeting

RBC faces questions on climate, Indigenous rights at annual general meeting

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada faced a steady stream of questions about the bank's climate and Indigenous rights track record at its annual general meeting Thursday.
Ottawa to allow 30-year amortization for first-time buyers' mortgages on new homes

Ottawa to allow 30-year amortization for first-time buyers' mortgages on new homes

TORONTO — Some advocates are praising Ottawa's move to lengthen the amortization period on insured mortgages for certain homebuyers, but say expanding the policy to all Canadians would help make home ownership more affordable.

CFL staging Women in Football program for third straight year

TORONTO — Emilie Pfeiffer-Badoux will get a first-hand look at how Jason Maas begins preparing the Montreal Alouettes to defend their 2023 Grey Cup crown.
Postmedia reports $20.1M loss in Q2, revenue down 13 per cent from year ago

Postmedia reports $20.1M loss in Q2, revenue down 13 per cent from year ago

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. reported a net loss of $20.1 million in its latest quarter compared with a loss of $20.8 million a year earlier as its revenue fell 13 per cent.