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Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment announce deal to buy Toronto Argonauts

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment announce deal to buy Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, which already owns the Maple Leafs, Marlies, Raptors and Toronto FC, is adding the CFL's Argonauts to its portfolio. MLSE announced Wednesday it has an agreement to buy the Grey Cup champions.

Saskatchewan government sells bus company assets to Hilco Industrial

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government has sold the assets of its bus company for an estimated $29 million.
Empire to expand FreshCo grocery chain in Western Canada amid restructuring woes

Empire to expand FreshCo grocery chain in Western Canada amid restructuring woes

Shares of Empire Co. Ltd. were down six per cent on Wednesday amid news it's planning to convert up to a quarter of stores in Western Canada to its discount FreshCo banner as it struggles with industry challenges and increased labour costs.

Gossip editors face HR training after harassment allegations

NEW YORK — The company that publishes Us Weekly, the National Enquirer and other gossip publications is hiring outside human resources experts to train its managers in "sexual harassment prevention and sensitivity," an internal email shows.

Toronto stock index sets record high, Wall St. mixed after Fed raises key rate

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index hit a record high Wednesday, while American markets were largely ahead following the U.S. Federal Reserve's widely-expected decision to raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year.
CIBC CEO heeds caution on technology amid cyberthreats, bullish on U.S.

CIBC CEO heeds caution on technology amid cyberthreats, bullish on U.S.

TORONTO — Adopting technology too fast can create more risks amid a growing cybersecurity threat for the financial system as a whole, said the Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce's chief executive.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (up 22.56 points to 16,136.59, a record high) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 24 cents, or 3.31 per cent, to $7.00 on 7.
Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

EVERETT, Wash. — This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.
Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018

Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the third time this year and foresees three additional hikes in 2018, a vote of confidence that the U.S.
More fast chargers coming as electric car ranges improve: AddEnergie CEO

More fast chargers coming as electric car ranges improve: AddEnergie CEO

MONTREAL — Canadians will purchase a record number of electric vehicles this year as the growing sales of cars with longer ranges is prompting a push to increase the number of fast chargers, the head of the country's largest charging network says.